The Purcell Collection - Realizations by Benjamin Britten by : Benjamin Britten : Henry Purcell : Richard Walters
Most of the distinctive Purcell realizations by Benjamin Britten; vocal parts edited by Peter Pears; have been out of print for sone years. This new edition collects 49 selections for high voice and 45 selections for medium/low voice. Includes 9 songs from Harmonia Sacra; 24 solo songs and six duets from Orpheus Britannicus; “The Queen's Epicedium;” and selections from Dido and Aeneas and The Fairy Queen.
Contents: Ah! Belinda; I am prest with torment • Alleluia • The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation • But ere we this perform • Dialogue of Corydon and Mopsa • Evening Hymn • Fairest Isle • Fear no danger to ensue • Hark the ech'ing air! • How blest are shepherds • I attempt from love's sickness to fly • I spy Celia • I take no pleasure • I'll sail upon the Dog-star • If music be the food of love (1st version) • If music be the food of love (3rd version) • In the black dismal dungeon of despair • Job's Curse • Let sullen discord smile • Lord; what is man • Lost is my quiet • Mad Bess • Man is for the woman made • A Morning Hymn • Music for a while • No; resistance is but vain • Not all my torments • On the brow of Richmond Hill • Pious Celinda • The Queen's Epicedium • Saul and the Witch at Endor • Shepherd; leave decoying • So when the glittering Queen of Night • sound Fame the brazen trumpet • Sound the trumpet • Sweeter than roses • Take not a woman's anger ill • There's not a swain of the plain • Thou tun'st this world • 'Tis holiday • Turn then thine eyes • We sing to him • What can we poor females do? • When I am laid in earth • Why should men quarrel?
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The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation-full performance
Evening Hymn - full performance
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|Publisher||Boosey & Hawkes|
| Media ||Softcover|
| Format ||Medium/Low Voice|
| Length x Width x Height||12 x 9 x 0.621 inches |
| Shipping Weight||2.11 pounds |
|East Coast Music Product Code ||ZHL48019096|
| ISBN ||1423418166|
| EAN ||9781423418160|
| 1st Publication Date||06/2008|
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