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Brilliant Opera Collection - Purcell: King Arthur / Pinnock, English Concert


Release Date: 07/13/2010 
Label:  Brilliant Classics   Catalog #: 93928   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Henry Purcell
Performer:  Linda PerilloJamie MacDougallMark TuckerBrian Bannatyne-Scott,   ... 
Conductor:  Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English ConcertEnglish Concert Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 34 Mins. 

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[Pinnock] has an orchestra of glittering skill, often used with considerable delicacy; his continuo group includes, apart from Pinnock himself, Nigel North and Paula Chateauneuf sounding wonderfully persuasive on plucked instruments; his choir is tight and well balanced; and the recorded sound is clearer than on any of the other recordings. His soloists are also good, all of them sometimes exceptionally so...

-- Gramophone [9/1992]
reviewing the original release of this title, DG 435490
[Pinnock] has an orchestra of glittering skill, often used with considerable delicacy; his continuo group includes, apart from Pinnock himself, Nigel North and Paula Chateauneuf sounding wonderfully persuasive on plucked instruments; his choir is tight and well balanced; and the recorded sound is clearer than on any of the other recordings. His soloists are also good, all of them sometimes exceptionally so...

-- Gramophone [9/1992]
reviewing the original release of this title, DG 435490
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Works on This Recording

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King Arthur, or The British Worthy, Z 628 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Linda Perillo (Soprano), Jamie MacDougall (Tenor), Mark Tucker (Tenor),
Brian Bannatyne-Scott (Bass), Nancy Argenta (Soprano), Julia Gooding (Soprano),
Gerald Finley (Bass)
Conductor:  Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Concert,  English Concert Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1691; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1991 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London 
Length: 93 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: English 

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