Henry Purcell: Harmonia Sacra - Christophe Rousset (clavecin); Christophe Rousset (organ); Elizabeth Kenny (luth); Laurence Dreyfus (viola da gamba);...

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  1. Tell me, some pitying angel, (The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation), sacred song, for soprano & continuo, Z. 196
  2. In the black, dismal dungeon of despair, sacred song for soprano & continuo, Z. 190
  3. We sing to Him whose wisdom form'd the ear, sacred song for soprano, chorus of soprano & bass & continuo, Z. 199
  4. Air for keyboard in G minor, ZT 693/2
  5. Great God and just, sacred song for soprano, chorus & continuo, Z. 186
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  1. Tell me, some pitying angel, (The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation), sacred song, for soprano & continuo, Z. 196
  2. In the black, dismal dungeon of despair, sacred song for soprano & continuo, Z. 190
  3. We sing to Him whose wisdom form'd the ear, sacred song for soprano, chorus of soprano & bass & continuo, Z. 199
  4. Air for keyboard in G minor, ZT 693/2
  5. Great God and just, sacred song for soprano, chorus & continuo, Z. 186
  6. My song shall be alway, anthem for bass (or soprano), chorus, strings & continuo, Z. 31
  7. Ground for harpsichord in D minor, (from "Celebrate This Festival" Z. 321/2a), ZD 222 (doubtful)
  8. Lord, what is man?, sacred song for soprano & continuo, Z. 192
  9. Let the night perish (Job's Curse), sacred song for soprano, chorus & continuo, Z. 191
  10. Chacony, for 4 strings in G minor, Z. 730
  11. The night is come, for 2 voices & continuo (doubtful), ZD77
  12. With sick and famish'd eyes, sacred song for soprano & continuo, Z. 200
  13. How have I stray'd, sacred song for soprano, chorus & continuo, Z. 188
  14. Suite for harpsichord No. 2 in G minor (from "A Choice Collection of Lessons"), Z. 661
  15. My op'ning eyes are purg'd, song, ZD72 (spurious)
  16. How long, great God?, sacred song for soprano & continuo, Z. 189
  17. Ground for harpsichord in C minor (from "Ye tuneful muses" Z344/11), ZT 681
  18. Sleep, Adam, sacred song for soprano & continuo, Z. 195
  19. Thou wakeful shepherd ("Morning Hymn"), for soprano & continuo, Z. 198
  20. The Earth trembled, and heav'n closed, sacred song for bass (or soprano) & continuo, Z. 197
  21. Now that the sun hath veiled his light, sacred song for soprano & continuo ("An Evening Hymn"), Z. 193
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The list of disclaimers involved in this release from Welsh soprano Rosemary Joshua and the fine French early music group Les Talens Lyriques is unusually long. First of all, there is no Henry Purcell work called Harmonia Sacra; that was the title of a publication that contained music by Purcell and others and was in no way intended as a single ...

Henry Purcell: Harmonia Sacra 2012, Aparte

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