1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2009-06-30Works: Henry Purcell: Indian Queen, Z 630; Jubilate Deo in D major; Dido and Aeneas, Z 626; Fantasia for 4 Viols in C minor, Z 738; Amphitryon, Z. 572, "The 2 Sosias"; Fairy Queen, Z 629; Blow up the trumpe...
Performers: Bern, Jeni; Bisatt, Susan; Bower, Nicole; Charlston, Terence; Engel, Norman; Geiger, Gyorgy; Guthrie, Thomas; Hock, Bertalan; Honeyman, Ian [Tenor Vocal]; Laurence Cummings [Conductor/Harpsichord]; L...
Conductors: Mallon, Kevin; Glenton, Robert; Amps, Kym; ; Summerly, Jeremy
Ensemble: Aradia Ensemble; Orchestra of the Golden Age; Oxford Camerata; Rose Consort of Viols; Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Recognised during his lifetime as a genius, Henry Purcell subsequently influenced countless classical composers from Handel to Britten. This delightful assortment of his best-known works...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 1997-07-29Works: Henry Purcell: Fantasias (15) for viols
Performers: Bryan, John; Crum, Alison; Groser, Sarah; Heringman, Jacob; Kerr, Andrew; Marks, Roy; Pell, Susanna
Ensemble: Rose Consort of Viols
"No one knows why Purcell wrote these string fantasias, which date from 1680 and are among his earliest surviving works. The are densely contrapuntal and...continue...