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. In the O Lord do l put my trust Z16.wav 11:46 118.7Mb WAV audio Wav
2. Blessed in the man that feareth the Lord Z9.wav 6:24 64.56Mb WAV audio Wav
3. Benedicite in B flat Z230.wav 7:26 75.07Mb WAV audio Wav
4. Jehova quam multi sunt hostes Z135.wav 6:24 64.66Mb WAV audio Wav
5. Full of wrath his threatening breath Z185.wav 2:45 27.75Mb WAV audio Wav
6. Bow down thine ear O Lord Z11.wav 7:33 76.29Mb WAV audio Wav
7. Magnificat in G minor Z231.wav 3:25 34.49Mb WAV audio Wav
8. Nunc dimittis in G minor Z231.wav 1:39 16.62Mb WAV audio Wav
9. Be merciful unto me Z4.wav 7:08 72.07Mb WAV audio Wav
10. They that go down to the sea in ships Z57.wav 9:07 91.97Mb WAV audio Wav

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