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Purcell: Complete Odes and Welcome Songs Vol 6 / King, et al

Album Summary

>Purcell, Henry : Love's goddess sure was blind (Birthday Ode for Queen Mary), for soloists, chorus, 2 recorders & con
>Purcell, Henry : Raise, raise the voice (An Ode for St. Cecilia's day), for soprano, bass, chorus, 2 violins & contin
>Purcell, Henry : Laudate Ceciliam (Ode for St. Cecilia's Day), ode for alto, tenor, bass, 2 violins & continuo, Z. 32
>Purcell, Henry : From those serene and rapturous joys (Welcome Song for Charles II) for soloists, chorus, strings & c
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Notes & Reviews:

'A revelation and a delight. Thoroughly recommended' (Classic CD)

'The richness of Purcell's musical invention sweep all before it, and these records demand to be heard above all for "the greatest Genius we ever had"' (The Sunday Times)



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>Purcell, Henry : Love's goddess sure was blind (Birthday Ode for Queen Mary), for soloists, chorus, 2 recorders & con
  • Performers: Gillian Fisher (Soprano); Mary Seers (Soprano); James Bowman (Countertenor); Michael George (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 03/13/1991-03/15/1991
  • Running Time: 3 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1692

>Purcell, Henry : Raise, raise the voice (An Ode for St. Cecilia's day), for soprano, bass, chorus, 2 violins & contin
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 03/13/1991-03/15/1991
  • Running Time: 11 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1685

>Purcell, Henry : Laudate Ceciliam (Ode for St. Cecilia's Day), ode for alto, tenor, bass, 2 violins & continuo, Z. 32
  • Performers: James Bowman (Countertenor); Michael George (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 03/13/1991-03/15/1991
  • Running Time: 9 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1683

>Purcell, Henry : From those serene and rapturous joys (Welcome Song for Charles II) for soloists, chorus, strings & c
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 03/13/1991-03/15/1991
  • Running Time: 13 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1684