Artist Hyperion Records
Wistreich, Richard (conductor)
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Richard Wistreich (conductor)


Blow & Draghi: Odes for St Cecilia
CDH55257Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

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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