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A Purcell Collection - Andrea Haines (soprano); Barnaby Smith (counter tenor); Dingle Yabdell (bass); Emily Dickens (soprano); Les Inventions;...
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  1. Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem, anthem for 2 sopranos, alto, tenor, bass, chorus, 2 violins, viola & organ, Z. 46
  2. Dido and Aeneas, opera, Z. 626: To the Hills and the Vales
  3. Now does the glorious day appear (Ode for Queen Mary's Birthday), for soloists, chorus, violins & continuo, Z. 332: By Beauteous Softness Mix'd with Majesty
  4. O God, thou art my god, anthem for 2 sopranos, alto, tenor, bass, double chorus & organ, Z. 35
  5. King Arthur, or, The British Worthy, semi-opera, Z. 628: How Happy the Lover
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  1. Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem, anthem for 2 sopranos, alto, tenor, bass, chorus, 2 violins, viola & organ, Z. 46
  2. Dido and Aeneas, opera, Z. 626: To the Hills and the Vales
  3. Now does the glorious day appear (Ode for Queen Mary's Birthday), for soloists, chorus, violins & continuo, Z. 332: By Beauteous Softness Mix'd with Majesty
  4. O God, thou art my god, anthem for 2 sopranos, alto, tenor, bass, double chorus & organ, Z. 35
  5. King Arthur, or, The British Worthy, semi-opera, Z. 628: How Happy the Lover
  6. King Arthur, or, The British Worthy, semi-opera, Z. 628: Cold Song (What Power Art Thou...)
  7. Prophetess, or The History of Dioclesian, semi-opera, Z. 627: Behold, O Mightiest of Gods
  8. My heart is inditing, anthem for 2 sopranos, altos, tenors, basses, double chorus, strings & continuo, Z. 30
  9. Come ye sons of art away (Birthday ode for Queen Mary), for soloists, chorus & instruments, Z. 323: Bid the Virtues
  10. Hail, bright Cecilia (Ode for St. Cecilia's Day), for soloists, chorus & instruments, Z. 328: Hail! Bright Cecilia
  11. Come ye sons of art away (Birthday ode for Queen Mary), for soloists, chorus & instruments, Z. 323: Strike the Viol
  12. Work(s): Second Dirge Anthem / Thou Knowest, Lord, the Secrets of Our Hearts
  13. King Arthur, or, The British Worthy, semi-opera, Z. 628: Fairest Isle
  14. The Tempest, or, The Enchanted Island, semi-opera, Z. 631: Full Fathom Five
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The choir of eight might be regarded as the black belt test of choral singing, and the British group Voces 8 has released several albums that hold appeal for both explorers of unusual choral repertory and those who are simply fans of a clean choral sound. Possibly A Purcell Collection might better be titled A Purcell Miscellany, for it's hard to detect a strong principle organizing the program. The packaging makes a virtue out of the program's diversity, offering "an invitation to stroll through the world of one of England ...

A Purcell Collection 2014, Signum Classics

UPC: 635212037522

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