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The King's Consort Collection

Album Summary

>Monteverdi, Claudio : Laetatus sum
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for 2 Oboes, Bassoon, 2 Horns and Violin in F major, RV 574
>Handel, George Frideric : Cecilia, Volgi un Sguardo, cantata for soprano, tenor, strings & continuo, HWV 89
>Haydn, Johann Michael : Missa Sanctae Ursulae, for soloists, chorus & orchestra ("Missa Chiemsensis") MH 546 (KL 1
>Lully, Jean-Baptiste : Amadis, LWV 63
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Sum in medio tempestatum, RV 632
>Kuhnau, Johann : Cantata "Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern"
>Hummel, Johann Nepomuk : Concerto for Trumpet in E flat major, S 49/WoO 1
>Ruggieri, Giovanni Maria : Gloria, for double choirs & orchestra (RV Anh. 23)
>Gabrieli, Giovanni : Canzoni et sonate (21)
>Boccherini, Luigi : Stabat Mater for soprano, cello & orchestra in F minor, G. 532 (revised for 3 voices & orchestra, Op
>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op. 3 no 2
>Vivaldi, Antonio : "Domine Deus" from Gloria RV 589, for Soprano, Trumpet and Continuo
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Church Sonata for Organ and Strings no 14 in C major, K 278 (271e)
>Monteverdi, Claudio : Deus tuorum militum sors et corona, motet for alto, tenor, bass & 2 violins (from Selva morale et sp
>Knüpfer, Sebastian : Die Turteltaube lässt sich hören
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Trio Sonata for Organ no 6 in G major, BWV 530
>Handel, George Frideric : A Song for St Cecilia's Day, HWV 76
>Purcell, Henry : Hear my prayer, O Lord
>Handel, George Frideric : Coronation Anthems (4)
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Notes & Reviews:

Released to celebrate the group's 25th anniversary, this wonderfully varied selection of music (which opens with a thrilling 'taster' of delights to come in the autumn of 2005 with the fourth volume of Monteverdi's sacred music) will make a welcome addition to any CD collection.



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>Monteverdi, Claudio : Laetatus sum
  • Performers: Charles Daniels; Robert Evans (Bass); James Gilchrist (Tenor); Peter Harvey (Bass Baritone); Rebecca Outram (Soprano); Carolyn Sampson (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Running Time: 6 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: circa 1650

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for 2 Oboes, Bassoon, 2 Horns and Violin in F major, RV 574
  • Performers: Alexandra Bellamy (Oboe); Andrew Clark (Horn); Alastair Mitchell (Bassoon); Roger Montgomery (Horn); Katharina Spreckelsen (Oboe); Elizabeth Wallfisch (Violin)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Running Time: 4 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: by 1742

>Handel, George Frideric : Cecilia, Volgi un Sguardo, cantata for soprano, tenor, strings & continuo, HWV 89 :: Un puro ardor
  • Performer: Carolyn Sampson (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Running Time: 2 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1738

>Haydn, Johann Michael : Missa Sanctae Ursulae, for soloists, chorus & orchestra ("Missa Chiemsensis") MH 546 (KL 1 :: 18)
  • Performers: James Gilchrist (Tenor); Peter Harvey (Bass Baritone); Carolyn Sampson (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Running Time: 3 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 08/05/1793

>Lully, Jean-Baptiste : Amadis, LWV 63 :: Marche des Combattants
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Sum in medio tempestatum, RV 632 :: 1st Movement
  • Performer: Tuva Semmingsen (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Running Time: 6 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: by 1742

>Kuhnau, Johann : Cantata "Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern" :: Zwingt die Saiten in Cythara
  • Performers: Marianne Hellgren (Soprano); Doborah York
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Running Time: 2 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio

>Hummel, Johann Nepomuk : Concerto for Trumpet in E flat major, S 49/WoO 1 :: 3rd Movement
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Running Time: 4 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 12/08/1803

>Ruggieri, Giovanni Maria : Gloria, for double choirs & orchestra (RV Anh. 23) :: Quoniam tu solus sanctus
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Running Time: 1 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1708

>Gabrieli, Giovanni : Canzoni et sonate (21)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Running Time: 9 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Boccherini, Luigi : Stabat Mater for soprano, cello & orchestra in F minor, G. 532 (revised for 3 voices & orchestra, Op
  • Performer: Susan Gritton (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Running Time: 5 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1781

>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op. 3 no 2 :: Largo
  • Performer: Alexandra Bellamy (Oboe)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Running Time: 2 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: circa 1715-1718

>Vivaldi, Antonio : "Domine Deus" from Gloria RV 589, for Soprano, Trumpet and Continuo
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Running Time: 2 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1715

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Church Sonata for Organ and Strings no 14 in C major, K 278 (271e)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Running Time: 3 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1777

>Monteverdi, Claudio : Deus tuorum militum sors et corona, motet for alto, tenor, bass & 2 violins (from Selva morale et sp
  • Performers: Charles Daniels; James Gilchrist (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Running Time: 4 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: circa 1640

>Knüpfer, Sebastian : Die Turteltaube lässt sich hören :: Gelobet sei Gott
  • Performers: James Bowman (Countertenor); Charles Daniels; Rebecca Outram (Soprano); Carolyn Sampson (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Running Time: 4 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Trio Sonata for Organ no 6 in G major, BWV 530 :: Allegro
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Running Time: 3 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1730

>Handel, George Frideric : A Song for St Cecilia's Day, HWV 76 :: The t
  • Performers: Charles Fullbrook (Timpani); James Gilchrist (Tenor); Crispian Steele-Perkins (Trumpet)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Running Time: 3 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1739

>Purcell, Henry : Hear my prayer, O Lord
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Running Time: 2 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1681

>Handel, George Frideric : Coronation Anthems (4) :: Kings shall be thy nu
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Running Time: 3 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1727