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Purcell: Dido & Aeneas, King Arthur, Dioclesian, Etc/Pinnock


Release Date: 09/23/2003 
Label:  Archiv Produktion (Dg)   Catalog #: 474672   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Henry Purcell
Performer:  Jennifer SmithMichael ChanceTim WilsonStephen Richardson,   ... 
Conductor:  Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English ConcertEnglish Concert Choir
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 5 Hours 42 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Come, ye sons of art, away, Z 323 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Jennifer Smith (Soprano), Michael Chance (Countertenor), Tim Wilson (Countertenor),
Stephen Richardson (Bass), Paul Goodwin (Oboe)
Conductor:  Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Concert,  English Concert Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1694; England 
Language: English 
2.
Welcome to all the pleasures, Z 339 "Ode for St Cecilia's Day" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Michael George (Bass), Michael Chance (Countertenor), John Mark Ainsley (Tenor)
Conductor:  Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Concert,  English Concert Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1683; England 
Language: English 
3.
Of old, when heroes thought it base, Z 333 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  John Mark Ainsley (Tenor), Michael Chance (Countertenor), Michael George (Bass),
Stephen Richardson (Bass), Stephen Keavy (Trumpet), Michael Harrison (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Concert,  English Concert Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1690; England 
Language: English 
4.
Dido and Aeneas, Z 626 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Anne Sofie von Otter (Mezzo Soprano), Sarah Leonard (Soprano), Kym Amps (Soprano),
Carol Hall (Soprano), Nigel Rogers (Tenor), Elisabeth Priday (Soprano),
Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), Lynne Dawson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Concert,  English Concert Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1689; England 
Language: English 
5.
King Arthur, or The British Worthy, Z 628 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Brian Bannatyne-Scott (Bass), Mark Tucker (Tenor), Jamie MacDougall (Tenor),
Julia Gooding (Soprano), Nancy Argenta (Soprano), Gerald Finley (Bass),
Linda Perillo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Concert,  English Concert Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1691; England 
Language: English 
6.
The Prophetess, Z 627 "The History of Dioclesian" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Lawrence Wallington (Bass), Brian Bannatyne-Scott (Bass), Paul Agnew (Tenor),
Ann Monoyios (Soprano), Stephen Gadd (Bass), Nancy Argenta (Soprano),
Simon Birchall (Bass), Richard Edgar-Wilson (Tenor)
Conductor:  Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Concert,  English Concert Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1690; England 
Language: English 
7.
Timon of Athens, Z 632 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Nancy Argenta (Soprano), Christopher Foster (Bass), Brian Bannatyne-Scott (Bass),
Ann Monoyios (Soprano), Paul Agnew (Tenor)
Conductor:  Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Concert,  English Concert Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1694; England 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Dido and Aeneas: Overture
Dido and Aeneas / Act 1: "Shake the cloud from off your brow" - "Banish sorrow, banish care"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 1: "Ah! Belinda, I am press'd" ... "When monarchs unite, how happy"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 1: "Whence could so much virtue spring?" - "Fear no danger"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 1: "See, your royal guest appears" - "Cupid only throws the dart"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 1: "If not for mine, for empire's sake" ... "To the hills and the vales"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 1: The Triumphing Dance
Dido and Aeneas / Act 2: Prelude for the Witches "Wayward sisters" ... "Ho, ho, ho"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 2: "Ruin'd ere the set of sun" ... "But ere we this perform"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 2: "In our deep vaulted cell"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 2: Echo Dance of Furies
Dido and Aeneas / Act 2: Ritornelle - "Thanks to these lonesome vales"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 2: "Oft she visits"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 2: "Behold, upon my bending spear" - "Haste, haste to town"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 2: "Stay, Prince"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 3: Prelude - "Come away, fellow sailors"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 3: The Sailors' Dance "See the flags and streamers curling"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 3: "Our next motion" - "Destructions's our delight"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 3: The Witches' Dance
Dido and Aeneas / Act 3: "Your counsel all is urg'd in vain" - "Great minds against themselves conspire"
Dido And Aeneas / Act 3: "Thy hand, Belinda...When I am laid in earth"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 3: "With drooping wings"
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691): First Music: Chaconne
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691): Second Music: 1. Overture
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691): 2. Air
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 1: "Woden, first to thee" / "We have sacrific'd"
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 1: "The white horse neigh'd aloud" / "To Woden thanks we render"
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 1: The Lot is cast (soprano)
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 1: Brave souls
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 1: I call ye all (Tenor)
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 1: 'Come if you dare' (tenor)
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 2: Hither this way (Philidel)
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 2: Let not a Moon-born Elf (Grimbald)
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 2: Hither, this way bend
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 2: Come follow, follow, follow me (Philidel)
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 2: How blest are Shepherds (Shepherd)
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 2: Shepherd, shepherd, leave Decoying (Shepherdesses)
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 2: Come, shepherds
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 2: Second Act Tune: Air
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 3: Prelude
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 3: Prelude
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 3: What ho (Cupid)
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 3: What Power art thou (Genius)
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 3: Thou Doting Fool (Cupid)
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 3: Great Love, I know thee now
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 3: No part of my Dominium (Cupid)
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 3: See, see, we assemble
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 3: 'Tis I that have warm'd ye (Cupid)
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 3: "Sound a parley" / "'Tis Love, 'tis Love, 'tis Love that has warm'd us"
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 3: Third Act Tune: Hornpipe
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 4: Two Daughters (Syrens)
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 4: Passacaglia - "How happy the lover" - Ritornello - "For love ev'ry creature" - "No joys are above" - "In vain are our graces" - "Then use the sweet blessing"
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 4: Fourth Act Tune: Air
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 5: Trumpet Tune
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 5: Trumpet tune
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 5: Ye blust'ring brethren
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 5: Symphony
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 5: Round thy coast
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 5: For Folded Flocks (Countertenor, Tenor and Bass)
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 5: Your Hay it is Mow'd (Comus)
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 5: Fairest Isle (Venus)
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 5: Dialogue: You say, 'Tis Love (Soprano and bass)
King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) / Act 5: "Saint George, the patron of our Isle" - "Our natives not alone appear"

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