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The Monteverdi Choir, The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner - England, my England - The Story of Henry Purcell - Music from the original Soundtrack Album

The Monteverdi Choir, The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner - England, my England - The Story of Henry Purcell - Music from the original Soundtrack Album

  • Performer: The Monteverdi Choir, The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner
  • Genre: Classic
  • Title: England, my England - The Story of Henry Purcell - Music from the original Soundtrack
  • Released: 1995
  • Style: Baroque
  • Label: Erato
  • Catalog: 0630-10700-2
  • Country: France
  • MP3 version size: 1285 mb
  • FLAC version size: 2029 mb
  • Rating: 4.6
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Tracklist

1Upon a quiet conscience (‘Close thine eyes and sleep secure')
Baritone Vocals – Peter HarveySoprano Vocals – Lynne Dawson
2Third Act Tune: Hornpipe
3‘In the midst of life we are in death’ (plus Canzona repeat)
4‘What power art thou’
5March
6 Birthday Song for Queen Mary, 1694
7 King Arthur Act III
8No.3 Sound the trumpet (plus Chorus repeat: ‘Come ye sons of art’)
Countertenor Vocals – James Bowman , Michael Chance
9‘Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts’ (plus March repeat)
10 Sonata for trumpet and strings in D
11‘What ho! thou genius of this isle’
12‘Tis love that has warm’d us’
13 Dido & Aeneas
14‘Man that is born of a woman’
15 The Indian Queen
16 Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary
17Rondeau
18‘No part of my dominion’
19 Abdelazer
20 The Married Beau
21Adagio
Soprano Vocals – Lynne Dawson
22 King Arthur
23‘Thou doting fool’
24‘See, see, we assemble’
25Saul and the Witch of Endor (‘In guilty night’)
Soprano Vocals – Jennifer Smith Tenor Vocals – Paul Agnew
26Fairest Isles
Soprano Vocals – Lynne Dawson
27‘Great love, I know thee now’
28Canzona
29‘Come if you dare’
Tenor Vocals – Paul Agnew
30Prelude
31 King Arthur Act I
32Adagio
Trumpet – David Blackadder
33Allegro
Trumpet – David Blackadder
34Dido’s lament (‘Thy hand, Belinda’ - ‘When I am laid in earth’)
Mezzo-soprano Vocals – Susan Graham
35‘Sound a parley’
36Ouverture
37No.2 Come ye sons of art
Countertenor Vocals – Michael Chance

Credits

  • Baritone VocalsStephen Varcoe (tracks: 18 - 29)
  • Composed ByHenry Purcell (tracks: 1 - 29)
  • Liner NotesMichael White
  • Soprano VocalsNancy Argenta (tracks: 18 - 29)

Notes

Recording: 2-7 January, 1995, Air Studios London

Barcodes

  • Barcode: 70630107002