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The Purcells - Airs by the brothers Henry and Daniel Purcell / Delia Agúndez, soprano; Manuel Minguillon, Baroque guitar; Laura Puerto, organ; Ruth Verona, cello

Album Summary

>Purcell, Henry : She loves and she confesses too, song, Z. 413
>Purcell, Daniel : Within a verdant grove, cantata for soprano & continuo
>Purcell, Henry : Incassum, Lesbia, rogas, Z 383 "Queen's Epicedium"
>Purcell, Henry : Ah! how pleasant 'tis to love, for soprano & continuo, Z. 353
>Purcell, Henry : Suite no 2 en Sol menor Z661
>Purcell, Daniel : She whom above myself I prize, cantata for soprano & continuo
>Purcell, Henry : Fairy Queen, Z 629
>Purcell, Daniel : Apollo and Daphne, cantata for soprano & continuo
>Purcell, Henry : An Evening Hymn to the Ground, "Now that the sun hath veiled his light"
>Purcell, Henry : O solitude, my sweetest choice, Z 406
>Purcell, Daniel : Septimius and Acme, cantata for soprano & continuo
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Notes & Reviews:

Born in Cáceres, Spain, soprano Delia Agúndez studied with the soprano Carmen Bustamante at the Liceu Conservatory in Barcelona. She holds Degrees in Musicology and Art History, a Master in Musicology and Musical Education Research and a Master of Musical Pedagogy. She has sung several oratorios, masses, operatic roles with various Spanish ensembles and companies. Ms. Agúndez also sings Early Music, and has sung Purcells Fairy Queen under Óscar Gershershon. Her debut CD for the Enchiriadis label, The Purcells, revolves around the works of Henry and his brother Daniel.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Aula de Música de la Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, (09/2014).



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Works Details

>Purcell, Henry : She loves and she confesses too, song, Z. 413
  • Running Time: 2 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1683

>Purcell, Daniel : Within a verdant grove, cantata for soprano & continuo
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio

>Purcell, Henry : Incassum, Lesbia, rogas, Z 383 "Queen's Epicedium"
  • Running Time: 7 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1695

>Purcell, Henry : Ah! how pleasant 'tis to love, for soprano & continuo, Z. 353
  • Running Time: 2 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1688

>Purcell, Henry : Suite no 2 en Sol menor Z661 :: Almand
  • Running Time: 2 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1696

>Purcell, Daniel : She whom above myself I prize, cantata for soprano & continuo
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio

>Purcell, Henry : Fairy Queen, Z 629
  • Running Time: 1 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1692-1775

>Purcell, Daniel : Apollo and Daphne, cantata for soprano & continuo
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio

>Purcell, Henry : An Evening Hymn to the Ground, "Now that the sun hath veiled his light"
  • Running Time: 4 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: circa 1687

>Purcell, Henry : O solitude, my sweetest choice, Z 406
  • Running Time: 5 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1687

>Purcell, Daniel : Septimius and Acme, cantata for soprano & continuo
  • Performers: Delia Agundez; Manuel Nieto (Archlute); Laura Puerto (Harpsichord); Laura Puerto (Organ); Ruth Verona (Cello)
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio