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Opera In English - Baroque Celebration


Release Date: 03/26/2002 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 3078   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Henry PurcellGeorge Frideric HandelChristoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Yvonne KennyBruce FordDella JonesJohn Tomlinson,   ... 
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraLondon Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
King Arthur, or The British Worthy, Z 628: Fairest Isle by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Yvonne Kenny (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1691; England 
Language: English 
2.
Indian Queen, Z 630: I attempt from Love's sickness to fly by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Yvonne Kenny (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1695; England 
Language: English 
3.
Semele, HWV 58: Where'er you walk by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bruce Ford (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1744; London, England 
Language: English 
4.
Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Della Jones (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is preceded by the recitative "May the Fates be kind..." 
5.
Samson, HWV 57: Honour and arms by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  John Tomlinson (Bass)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1743; London, England 
Language: English 
6.
Rinaldo, HWV 7: Armida dispietata...Lascia ch'io pianga mia cruda sorte by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Yvonne Kenny (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1711; London, England 
Language: English 
7.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farň senza Euridice? by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Diana Montague (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Language: English 

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