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|Blow & Draghi: Odes for St Cecilia|
'Peter Holman's flair for drama illuminates the evocative settings of these lesser-known composers. Both conducting and sound quality capture the nuan ...
'As ever, the disc is a revelation … once heard this infectious music is not easily forgotten, which is a tribute to the enthusiasm and convictio ...» More
|Ah Heav'n! what is't I hear?|
|And thus by Music's pow'r|
|As from the pow'r of sacred lays|
|At first the trumpet's part|
|But oh! what art can teach|
|Couch'd by the pleasant Heliconian spring|
|Excesses of pleasure now crowd on apace|
|From harmony, from heav'nly harmony (Draghi)|
|Music! celestial Music! what can be|
|Orpheus cou'd lead the savage race|
|Sharp violins proclaim|
|The battle done, the loud alarms do cease|
|The glorious day is come (Blow)|
|The soft complaining flute|
|The spheres, those instruments divine|
|The trumpet's loud clangor|
|This that blest king and god-like prophet knew|
|What passion cannot Musick raise and quell!|
|When nature underneath a heap|