Sound the Trumpet: Royal Music of Purcell & Handel - Alison Balsom (trumpet); Iestyn Davies (counter tenor); Lucy Crowe (soprano); Simon Neal (harpsichord); The English Concert;...

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  1. Amadigi di Gaula, opera, HWV 11: Sento la gioia (Act 3)
  2. King Arthur, or, The British Worthy, semi-opera, Z. 628: 1. Overture (Act 1)
  3. King Arthur, or, The British Worthy, semi-opera, Z. 628: 2. Come if you dare (Act 1)
  4. King Arthur, or, The British Worthy, semi-opera, Z. 628: 3. Symphony (Act 5)
  5. King Arthur, or, The British Worthy, semi-opera, Z. 628: 4. Shepherd, shepherd, leave decoying (Act 2)
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  1. Amadigi di Gaula, opera, HWV 11: Sento la gioia (Act 3)
  2. King Arthur, or, The British Worthy, semi-opera, Z. 628: 1. Overture (Act 1)
  3. King Arthur, or, The British Worthy, semi-opera, Z. 628: 2. Come if you dare (Act 1)
  4. King Arthur, or, The British Worthy, semi-opera, Z. 628: 3. Symphony (Act 5)
  5. King Arthur, or, The British Worthy, semi-opera, Z. 628: 4. Shepherd, shepherd, leave decoying (Act 2)
  6. King Arthur, or, The British Worthy, semi-opera, Z. 628: 5. Round thy shores (Act 5)
  7. King Arthur, or, The British Worthy, semi-opera, Z. 628: 6. Trumpet tune (Act 5)
  8. King Arthur, or, The British Worthy, semi-opera, Z. 628: 7. Fairest isle (Act 5)
  9. Atalanta, opera, HWV 35: Overture
  10. Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne (Eternal Source of Light Divine), HWV 74: Eternal source of light divine
  11. The Fairy Queen, semi-opera, Z. 629: 1. Symphony (Act 4)
  12. The Fairy Queen, semi-opera, Z. 629: 2. Rondeau (Second Musick)
  13. The Fairy Queen, semi-opera, Z. 629: 3. Jig (Act 1)
  14. The Fairy Queen, semi-opera, Z. 629: 4. Prelude (Act 5)
  15. The Fairy Queen, semi-opera, Z. 629: 5. Chaconne and chorus (Act 5)
  16. Come ye sons of art away (Birthday ode for Queen Mary), for soloists, chorus & instruments, Z. 323: Sound the trumpet
  17. Water Piece, suite for trumpet, strings & continuo in D major (spurious arrangement), HWV 341
  18. The Fairy Queen, semi-opera, Z. 629: The Plaint (Act 5)
  19. Oboe Concerto in B flat major (No.2a), HWV 301 (possibly spurious)
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British trumpeter Alison Balsom has been popular from the start, and she seems to gain strength as she tackles each new project and expands her range. Here she plays a Baroque trumpet (apparently a natural trumpet with finger holes but no keys) and is accompanied by the period-instrument English Concert under its veteran conductor Trevor Pinnock. ...

Sound the Trumpet: Royal Music of Purcell & Handel 2012, Warner Classics

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