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Suite "with Charming Notes" - Purcell, Blow: Songs /Brandes


Release Date: 07/13/1999 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 7907167   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Henry PurcellJohn Blow
Performer:  Christine BrandesElizabeth BlumenstockNicholas McGeganLisa Weiss,   ... 
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Academy
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Lord, what is man?, Z 192 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Christine Brandes (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Academy
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1693; England 
2. Pavan for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo no 3 in B flat major, Z 750 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Elizabeth Blumenstock (Violin), Nicholas McGegan (Harpsichord), Lisa Weiss (Violin),
Mary Springfels (Bass Viola da gamba)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Academy
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680; England 
3. Bonduca, Z 574: O lead me to some peaceful gloom by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Christine Brandes (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Academy
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1695; England 
4. Tempest, Z 631 "Enchanted Island": Dry those eyes by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Christine Brandes (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Academy
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1695; England 
5. O solitude, my sweetest choice, Z 406 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Christine Brandes (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Academy
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1687; England 
6. Amidst the shades and cool refreshing streams, Z 355 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Christine Brandes (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Academy
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1687; England 
7. When first Amintas sued for a kiss, Z 430 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Christine Brandes (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Academy
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1687; England 
8. Sonatas (10) in 4 parts: no 9 in F major, Z 810 "Golden Sonata" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Elizabeth Blumenstock (Violin), Mary Springfels (Bass Viola da gamba), Lisa Weiss (Violin),
Nicholas McGegan (Harpsichord), David Tayler (Theorbo)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Academy
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680; England 
9. Tell me, some pitying angel, Z 196 "Blessed Virgin's Expostulation" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Christine Brandes (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Academy
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1693; England 
10. Fly swift, ye hours, Z 369 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Christine Brandes (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Academy
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1692; England 
11. Mock Marriage, Z 605: 'Twas within a furlong by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Christine Brandes (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Academy
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1695; England 
12. Welcome, welcome, ev'ry guest: Welcome, welcome, ev'ry guest by John Blow
Performer:  Christine Brandes (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Academy
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; England 
13. It grieves me when I see what fate by John Blow
Performer:  Christine Brandes (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Academy
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
14. Of old, when heroes thought it base, Z 333: Bashful Thames by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Christine Brandes (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Academy
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1690; England 
15. Of old, when heroes thought it base, Z 333: So! when the glitt'ring queen of night by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Christine Brandes (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Academy
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1690; England 
16. Trio Sonatas (12) for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo: no 2 in B flat major, Z 791 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Mary Springfels (Bass Viola da gamba), Elizabeth Blumenstock (Violin), Lisa Weiss (Violin),
Nicholas McGegan (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Academy
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680; England 
17. Cupid, the slyest rogue alive, Z 367 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Christine Brandes (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Academy
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1685; England 
18. It is not that I love you less "The Self-banish'd" by John Blow
Performer:  Christine Brandes (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Academy
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1700; England 

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