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Purcell Theatre Music, Vol. 1



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Written mostly during the last five years of his life, Purcell's Theatre Music is a rich and varied collection of some of the composer's finest melodic inspirations. They include solemn overtures, cheerful and sad songs, as well as delightful dances, either incorporated into the action of the play or performed as preludes and interludes. This first volume of the series includes many gems such as the erotic musical diversion in 'Amphitryon' which takes the form of a 'Pastoral Dialogue betwixt Thyrsis and Iris', the amorous shepherd begging for, and finally being granted, his heart's desire; and the series of dances in 'The Gordian Knot Unty'd', the most delightful of which are the 'Rondeau', 'Minuett' and the final 'Chacone'.
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Item number 8570149
Barcode 747313014972
Release date 03/03/2008
Category
Label Naxos Records
Media type CD
Number of units 1
Disc: 1
Circe, Z. 575
1 Overture
Amphitryon, Z. 572, "The 2 Sosias"
1 Overture
Circe, Z. 575
1 I. Overture
2 II. Saraband
2 Saraband
Amphitryon, Z. 572, "The 2 Sosias"
2 Saraband
Circe, Z. 575
3 III. Hornpipe
Amphitryon, Z. 572, "The 2 Sosias"
3 III. Hornpipe
Circe, Z. 575
3 Hornpipe
4 Celia, That I Once Was Blest (Soprano)
4 Celia, That I Once Was Blest (Soprano)
Amphitryon, Z. 572, "The 2 Sosias"
4 Celia, That I Once Was Blest (Soprano)
Circe, Z. 575
5 Scotch Tune
Amphitryon, Z. 572, "The 2 Sosias"
5 Scotch Tune
Circe, Z. 575
5 IV. Scotch Tune
6 For Iris I Sigh (Soprano)
6 For Iris I Sigh (Soprano)
Amphitryon, Z. 572, "The 2 Sosias"
6 For Iris I Sigh (Soprano)
Circe, Z. 575
7 V. Air
Amphitryon, Z. 572, "The 2 Sosias"
7 V. Air
Circe, Z. 575
7 Air
8 Minuet
8 VI. Minuet
Amphitryon, Z. 572, "The 2 Sosias"
8 VI. Minuet
Circe, Z. 575
9 A Pastoral Dialogue Betwixt Thrsis and Iris (Bass,
Amphitryon, Z. 572, "The 2 Sosias"
9 A Pastoral Dialogue Betwixt Thrsis and Iris (Bass,
Circe, Z. 575
9 A Pastoral Dialogue Betwixt Thrsis and Iris (Bass,
10 Hornpipe
10 VII. Hornpipe
Amphitryon, Z. 572, "The 2 Sosias"
10 VII. Hornpipe
Circe, Z. 575
11 VIII. Borree
Amphitryon, Z. 572, "The 2 Sosias"
11 VIII. Borree
Circe, Z. 575
11 Borree
12 Sir Barnay Whigg, Z. 589: Blow, Boreas, Blow
13 Overture
14 Second Music: Air
15 Second Music II: Minuet
16 First Act Tune: Air
17 Second Act Tune: Rondo Minuet
18 Third Act Tune: Air
19 Fourth Act Tune: Jig
20 Chaconne
21 We Must Assemble By a Sacrifice (Bass, Chorus)
22 Their Necessary Aid You Use (Tenor, Bass, Chorus)
23 Come Every Demon (Tenor, Chorus)
24 Magicians' Dance
25 Pluto, Arise! (Bass)
26 Lovers Who To Their First Embraces Go (Soprano, Al
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