The Complete Sacred Music of Henry Purcell

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Title: The Complete Sacred Music of Henry Purcell
Otros títulos: Vocal Music
La Música Sagrada completa de Henry Purcell
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Henry Purcel; Roberth King; Choir of New College, Oxford; Choir of the King's Consort; The King's Consort
Código CDU: Pur.11
Forma Musical: Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with string orchestra -- Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with chamber 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. BLow up the trumpet in Sion Z10.wav 7:26 74.97Mb WAV audio Wav
2. The Lord is ... never so impatient Z53.wav 4:52 49.05Mb WAV audio Wav
3. Begin the so ... e the living lyre Z183.wav 8:12 82.77Mb WAV audio Wav
4. The Word is a lantern unto my feet Z61.wav 4:54 49.41Mb WAV audio Wav
5. Tell me some ... 's Expostulation) Z196.wav 7:36 76.71Mb WAV audio Wav
6. Hear my prayer O Lord Z15.wav 2:19 23.35Mb WAV audio Wav
7. Lord I can suffer thy rebukes Z136.wav 5:34 56.19Mb WAV audio Wav
8. O Lord our Governer Z39.wav 10:01 101.0Mb WAV audio Wav
9. Remember not Lord our offences Z50.wav 3:26 34.59Mb WAV audio Wav
10. Hosanna to the highest Z187.wav 5:25 54.69Mb WAV audio Wav
11. O God thou has cast us out Z36.wav 4:04 41.05Mb WAV audio Wav

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