Lachrymae: Music for Strings by Henry Purcell, Benjamin Britten, Arvo Part, Michael Tippet et al. / CO of Europe
1 CD / Apex / 2012-06-26Works: Henry Purcell: Chacony for Strings in G minor, Z 730; Dido and Aeneas; Benjamin Britten: Lachrymae, reflections on a song of Dowland, for viola & string orchestra, Op. 48a; Arvo Pärt: Cantus in ...
Performers: Blankestijn, Marieke; Bone, Nicholas; Bone, Nicolas; Conway, William; Moffat, Vesna Stankovic
Conductors: Egarr, Richard; Conway, William; Boyd, Douglas
Ensemble: ; Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Lachrymae (latin for "tears") is the perfect title for this collection of some of the most visceral music composed in the last four centuries. "The...continue...
Recording information: St John's Smith Square, London, England (03/24/2003/03/31/2003)....continue...