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Purcell Edition, Vol. 1: Dido And Aeneas; King Arthur; The Fairy Queen

Purcell / Bonney / Berg / Christie / Harnoncourt
Release Date: 03/09/2009 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 4692016   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Henry Purcell
Performer:  Steve DugardinJonathan ArnoldSophie Marin-DegorVéronique Gens,   ... 
Conductor:  William ChristieNikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts FlorissantsVienna Concentus MusicusArnold Schoenberg Choir
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 4 Hours 22 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

Dido and Aeneas, Z 626 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Steve Dugardin (Countertenor), Jonathan Arnold (Bass Baritone), Sophie Marin-Degor (Soprano),
Véronique Gens (Soprano), Claire Brua (Mezzo Soprano), Sophie Daneman (Soprano),
Nathan Berg (Bass Baritone), Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (Tenor), William Christie (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1689; England 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Théâtre-Opéra de Massy, Essonne, France 
Length: 51 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
King Arthur, or The British Worthy, Z 628 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Véronique Gens (Soprano), Claron McFadden (Soprano), Sandrine Piau (Soprano),
Susannah Waters (Soprano), Mark Padmore (Tenor), Iain Paton (Tenor),
Jonathan Best (Bass), Petteri Salomaa (Bass), François Bazola (Bass)
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1691; England 
Length: 92 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: English 
Fairy Queen, Z 629 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Sylvia McNair (Soprano), Barbara Bonney (Soprano), Robert Holl (Bass),
Michael Chance (Countertenor), Anthony Michaels-Moore (Bass), Laurence Dale (Tenor),
Elisabeth von Magnus (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Concentus Musicus,  Arnold Schoenberg Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1692; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1994 
Venue:  Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 119 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: English 

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