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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; Robert Schumann; Choir of New College, Oxford; Choir of New College, Oxford; 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. Behold I bring you gld tidings Z2.wav 10:52 109.6Mb WAV audio Wav
2. Since God so tender a regard Z143.wav 4:29 45.27Mb WAV audio Wav
3. Early O Lord my fainting soul Z132.wav 5:42 57.48Mb WAV audio Wav
4. Sleep, Adam, sleep and take thy rest Z195.wav 1:51 18.63Mb WAV audio Wav
5. Awakw, ye dead Z182.wav 3:13 32.50Mb WAV audio Wav
6. The erath trembled Z197.wav 2:12 22.27Mb WAV audio Wav
7. The away 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 57 9.661Mb WAV audio Wav
9. Lord what is man Z192.wav 6:17 63.46Mb WAV audio Wav
10. Sing unto God Z52.wav 5:52 59.22Mb WAV audio Wav
11. O all ye people clap your hands Z138.wav 2:30 25.32Mb WAV audio Wav
11. O all ye people clap your hands Z138.wav 2:30 25.32Mb WAV audio Wav
12-15. My heart is inditing Z30.wav 16:48 169.4Mb WAV audio Wav

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