The Complete Sacred Music of Henry Purcel

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Title: The Complete Sacred Music of Henry Purcel
Otros títulos: La Música Sagrada Completa de Henry Purcel
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Henry Purcell; Nicholas Witcomb; Connor Burrowes; Mark Kennedy; Philp Hallchurch; Eamonn O'Dwyer; Susan Gritton; James Bowman; Rogers Covey-Crump; Charles Daniels; Michael George; Stephen Varcoe; Robert Evans; The Choir of New Collage Oxford; The King's Consort; Robert King
Código CDU: Pur.11
Forma Musical: Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with String Orchestra, Anthems, Hymns
Abstract: As England's greatest composer of the Baroque, Henry Purcell was dubbed the "Orpheus Britannicus" for his ability to combine pungent English counterpoint with expressive, flexible, and dramatic word settings. While he did write instrumental music, including the important viol fantasias, the vast majority of his output was in the vocal/choral realm. His only opera, Dido and Aeneas, divulged his sheer mastery in the handling of the work's vast expressive canvas, which included lively dance numbers, passionate arias and rollicking choruses. Purcell also wrote much incidental music for stage productions, including that for Dryden's King Arthur. His church music includes many anthems, devotional songs, and other sacred works, but few items for Anglican services. Purcell was born in 1659 to Henry Purcell, master of choristers at Westminster Abbey, and his wife Elizabeth. When he was five, his father died, forcing his mother to resettle the family of six children into a more modest house ...


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1. Behold I bring you glad tidings Z2.wav 10:52 109.7Mb WAV audio wav
2. Since God so tender a regard Z143.wav 4:30 45.42Mb WAV audio wav
3. Early O Lord my fainting soul Z132.wav 5:43 57.63Mb WAV audio wav
4. Sleep Adam and take thy rest Z195.wav 1:50 18.50Mb WAV audio wav
5. Awake ye dead Z182.wav 3:13 32.54Mb WAV audio wav
6. The earth trembled Z197.wav 2:13 22.34Mb WAV audio wav
7. The way of God is an undefiled way Z56.wav 8:22 84.45Mb WAV audio wav
8. Lord not to us but to thy name Z137.wav 58 9.702Mb WAV audio wav
9. Lord what is man Z192.wav 6:18 63.53Mb WAV audio wav
10. Sing unto G ... gdoms of the earth Z52.wav 5:51 59.10Mb WAV audio wav
11. O all ye people clap your hands Z138.wav 2:31 25.40Mb WAV audio wav
12. al 15. My h ... g of a good matter Z30.wav 16:51 170.1Mb WAV audio wav

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