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The Secular Songs of Henry Purcell Vol 2 / King's Consort

Album Summary

>Purcell, Henry : I love and I must, Z 382 "Bell Barr"
>Purcell, Henry : When her languishing eyes said 'Love', Z. 432
>Purcell, Henry : History of King Richard II, Z 581
>Purcell, Henry : Ah! cruel nymph! you give despair for soprano & continuo, Z. 352
>Purcell, Henry : Sylvia, now your scorn give over, Z 420
>Purcell, Henry : Since one poor view has drawn my heart, song, Z. 416
>Purcell, Henry : I resolve against cringing, song, Z. 386
>Purcell, Henry : Gentle shepherds, you that know, song, Z. 464
>Purcell, Henry : If grief has any pow'r to kill, song, Z. 378
>Purcell, Henry : She that would gain a faithful lover, song, Z. 414
>Purcell, Henry : Fly swift, ye hours, song, Z. 369
>Purcell, Henry : Hears not my Phyllis, Z 371 "Knotting Song"
>Purcell, Henry : Phyllis, talk no more of passion, song, Z. 409
>Purcell, Henry : Celia's fond, too long I've loved her, song for soprano & continuo, Z. 364
>Purcell, Henry : In vain we dissemble, song, Z. 385
>Purcell, Henry : When my Aemelia smiles, song, Z. 434
>Purcell, Henry : Farewell, ye rocks, song, Z. 463
>Purcell, Henry : What a sad fate is mine, a song on a Ground, Z. 428
>Purcell, Henry : I take no pleasure in the sun's bright beams, song, Z. 388
>Purcell, Henry : Love's pow'r in my heart shall find no compliance, song, Z. 395
>Purcell, Henry : How delightful's the life of an innocent swain, song, Z. 373
>Purcell, Henry : She who my poor heart possesses, song, Z. 415
>Purcell, Henry : Love arms himself in Celia's eyes, song, Z. 392
>Purcell, Henry : When first my shepherdess and I, song, Z. 431
>Purcell, Henry : Through mournful shades and solitary groves, song, Z. 424
>Purcell, Henry : Fairy Queen, Z 629
>Purcell, Henry : Scarce had the rising sun appear'd, song, Z. 469
>Purcell, Henry : Who but a slave can well express, song, Z. 440
>Purcell, Henry : High on a throne of glitt'ring ore (Ode to the Queen), song, Z. 465
>Purcell, Henry : Incassum, Lesbia, rogas, Z 383 "Queen's Epicedium"
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'A treasury of good performances. It could hardly be otherwise with this composer and this roster of singers' (Fanfare)



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>Purcell, Henry : I love and I must, Z 382 "Bell Barr"
  • Performer: Barbara Bonney
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 2 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Purcell, Henry : When her languishing eyes said 'Love', Z. 432
  • Performer: Charles Daniels
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1681

>Purcell, Henry : History of King Richard II, Z 581
  • Performer: Susan Gritton (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 2 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1693

>Purcell, Henry : Ah! cruel nymph! you give despair for soprano & continuo, Z. 352
  • Performer: Susan Gritton (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 2 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Purcell, Henry : Sylvia, now your scorn give over, Z 420
  • Performer: James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1688

>Purcell, Henry : Since one poor view has drawn my heart, song, Z. 416
  • Performer: Barbara Bonney
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1681

>Purcell, Henry : I resolve against cringing, song, Z. 386
  • Performer: Charles Daniels
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1679

>Purcell, Henry : Gentle shepherds, you that know, song, Z. 464
  • Performers: Michael George; Susan Gritton (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 6 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1687

>Purcell, Henry : If grief has any pow'r to kill, song, Z. 378
  • Performer: Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 1 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1685

>Purcell, Henry : She that would gain a faithful lover, song, Z. 414
  • Performer: Barbara Bonney
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 2 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1695

>Purcell, Henry : Fly swift, ye hours, song, Z. 369
  • Performer: Charles Daniels
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 5 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1692

>Purcell, Henry : Hears not my Phyllis, Z 371 "Knotting Song"
  • Performer: Susan Gritton (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 2 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1695

>Purcell, Henry : Phyllis, talk no more of passion, song, Z. 409
  • Performer: Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 2 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1685

>Purcell, Henry : Celia's fond, too long I've loved her, song for soprano & continuo, Z. 364
  • Performer: James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 1 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1694

>Purcell, Henry : In vain we dissemble, song, Z. 385
  • Performer: Barbara Bonney
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 2 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1685

>Purcell, Henry : When my Aemelia smiles, song, Z. 434
  • Performer: Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 2 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Purcell, Henry : Farewell, ye rocks, song, Z. 463
  • Performers: Charles Daniels; Michael George
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 3 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1685

>Purcell, Henry : What a sad fate is mine, a song on a Ground, Z. 428
  • Performer: Susan Gritton (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 2 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Purcell, Henry : I take no pleasure in the sun's bright beams, song, Z. 388
  • Performer: Barbara Bonney
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 1 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1681

>Purcell, Henry : Love's pow'r in my heart shall find no compliance, song, Z. 395
  • Performer: Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1688

>Purcell, Henry : How delightful's the life of an innocent swain, song, Z. 373
  • Performers: Michael George; Susan Gritton (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 2 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Purcell, Henry : She who my poor heart possesses, song, Z. 415
  • Performer: James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 1 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1683

>Purcell, Henry : Love arms himself in Celia's eyes, song, Z. 392
  • Performer: Barbara Bonney
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 2 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Purcell, Henry : When first my shepherdess and I, song, Z. 431
  • Performer: Charles Daniels
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 1 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1687

>Purcell, Henry : Through mournful shades and solitary groves, song, Z. 424
  • Performer: Barbara Bonney
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 3 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1684

>Purcell, Henry : Fairy Queen, Z 629
  • Performer: Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 2 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1692-1775

>Purcell, Henry : Scarce had the rising sun appear'd, song, Z. 469
  • Performer: Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 1 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1679

>Purcell, Henry : Who but a slave can well express, song, Z. 440
  • Performer: Susan Gritton (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 2 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Purcell, Henry : High on a throne of glitt'ring ore (Ode to the Queen), song, Z. 465
  • Performers: Barbara Bonney; Michael George
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 5 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1690

>Purcell, Henry : Incassum, Lesbia, rogas, Z 383 "Queen's Epicedium"
  • Performers: Barbara Bonney; Michael George
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 09/28/1993-09/30/1993
  • Running Time: 7 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1695