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; Eamonn O'Dwyer; James Goodman; Mark Kennedy; David Nickless; Aaron Webber; Susan Gritton; James Bowman; Rogers Covey-Crump; Charles Daniels; Mark Padmore; Mark Milhofer; Colin Campbel; Michael Georg; The Choir of the King's Consort; 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. I will give thank unto the Lord Z21.wav 9:34 96.64Mb WAV audio wav
2. I will sing ... as long as I live Z22.wav 3:06 31.33Mb WAV audio wav
3. How have I stray’d Z188.wav 3:51 38.94Mb WAV audio wav
4. Benedictus in B flat Z230.wav 4:03 40.93Mb WAV audio wav
5. Hear my prayer O God Z14.wav 5:02 50.77Mb WAV audio wav
6. Kyrie eleison in B flat Z230.wav 1:04 10.69Mb WAV audio wav
7. Out of the deep have I called Z45.wav 6:53 69.52Mb WAV audio wav
8. Nicene Creed in B flat Z230.wav 4:19 43.49Mb WAV audio wav
9. Blessed is he that considereth the poor Z7.wav 5:55 59.65Mb WAV audio wav
10. The Lord is ... n glorious apparel Z69.wav 3:31 35.42Mb WAV audio wav
11. Unto thee will I cry Z63.wav 12:47 128.9Mb WAV audio wav

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