1 CD / Aparte / 2012-05-08Works: Henry Purcell: Tell me, some pitying angel, Z 196 "Blessed Virgin's Expostulation"; In the black, dismal dungeon of despair, sacred song for soprano & continuo, Z. 190; We sing to Him whose wisdom fo...
Performers: Dreyfus, Laurence [Viola da gamba]; Joshua, Rosemary; Rousset, Christophe [Harpsichord/Conductor]
Conductors: Rousset, Christophe
Ensemble: Les Talens Lyriques
Purcell was not just a creature of the theatre - his genius with the human voice also extended to sacred and secular songs. Among his...continue...
Recording information: la Galerie dorée de la Banque de France (11/28/2010-12/01/2010)....continue...
1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2007-06-12Works: Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Z 626
Performers: Bickley, Susan; Blaze, Robin; Dawson, Lynne; Finley, Gerald [Bass-Baritone Vocals]; Joshua, Rosemary; Kiehr, Maria Cristina [Soprano Vocal]; Visse, Dominique [Countertenor Vocal]; Wallace, Stephen
Conductors: Jacobs, René
"An uninhibited and richly coloured Dido with a starry cast - arguably the first truly persuasive account from a continental director - puts this account...continue...