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Angels Hide Their Faces - Dawn Upshaw Sings Bach & Purcell


Release Date: 03/27/2001 
Label:  Nonesuch   Catalog #: 79605   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachHenry Purcell
Performer:  Lois MartinDawn UpshawKrista Bennion-FeeneyLinda Quan,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 55 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Three cheers for Dawn Upshaw and her flesh-and-blood interpretations of music that can be killed with respect... Upshaw's characteristically sensitive word-painting is both vivid and empathic. In "Lord, What Is Man," her voice drips with disgust as she marvels, "That for a worm a God should die." When she comes to the closing "Hallelujah" section of the same song, she seems to be cheering the home team on...

-- Raymond Tuttle, www.classical.net
Three cheers for Dawn Upshaw and her flesh-and-blood interpretations of music that can be killed with respect... Upshaw's characteristically sensitive word-painting is both vivid and empathic. In "Lord, What Is Man," her voice drips with disgust as she marvels, "That for a worm a God should die." When she comes to the closing "Hallelujah" section of the same song, she seems to be cheering the home team on...

-- Raymond Tuttle, www.classical.net Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut, BWV 199 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Lois Martin (Viola), Dawn Upshaw (Soprano), Krista Bennion-Feeney (Violin),
Linda Quan (Violin), Myron Lutzke (Cello), Arthur Haas (Organ),
Peggy Pearson (Oboe), John Feeney (Double Bass)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1714; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/1997 
Venue:  SUNY Purchase, New York 
Length: 23 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: German 
2.
Oedipus, Z 583: Music for a while by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Arthur Haas (Organ), Myron Lutzke (Cello), Dawn Upshaw (Soprano),
Arthur Haas (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?1692; England 
Date of Recording: 04/2000 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
Indian Queen, Z 630: I attempt from Love's sickness to fly by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Arthur Haas (Harpsichord), Arthur Haas (Organ), Myron Lutzke (Cello),
Dawn Upshaw (Soprano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1695; England 
Date of Recording: 04/2000 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: English 
4.
Tyrannic Love, Z 613 "Royal Martyr": Ah, how sweet it is to love by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Dawn Upshaw (Soprano), Arthur Haas (Harpsichord), Arthur Haas (Organ),
Myron Lutzke (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1694; England 
Date of Recording: 04/2000 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: English 
5.
Lord, what is man?, Z 192 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Arthur Haas (Organ), Dawn Upshaw (Soprano), Arthur Haas (Harpsichord),
Myron Lutzke (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1693; England 
Date of Recording: 04/2000 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 5 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: English 
6.
Fairy Queen, Z 629: Hark! hark! how all things by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Arthur Haas (Organ), Myron Lutzke (Cello), Dawn Upshaw (Soprano),
Arthur Haas (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1692; England 
Date of Recording: 04/2000 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: English 
7.
Tell me, some pitying angel, Z 196 "Blessed Virgin's Expostulation" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Arthur Haas (Harpsichord), Arthur Haas (Organ), Dawn Upshaw (Soprano),
Myron Lutzke (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1693; England 
Date of Recording: 04/2000 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 7 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: English 
8.
If music be the food of love, Z 379 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Dawn Upshaw (Soprano), Arthur Haas (Organ), Myron Lutzke (Cello),
Arthur Haas (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1692-1695; England 
Date of Recording: 04/2000 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: English 
9.
Now that the sun hath veiled his light, Z 193 "Evening Hymn on a Ground" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Dawn Upshaw (Soprano), Myron Lutzke (Cello), Arthur Haas (Organ),
Arthur Haas (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1688; England 
Date of Recording: 04/2000 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: English 

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