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CDA66658 - Blow: Awake my lyre
A young man singing to a violin by Jacob Ochtervelt (1634-1682)
Glasgow Museums: Art Gallery and Museum, Kelvingrove
CDA66658

Recording details: April 1993
St Paul's Church, New Southgate, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Arthur Johnson
Engineered by Tony Faulkner
Release date: September 1993
Total duration: 68 minutes 10 seconds

'Delightful' (Gramophone)

'Red Byrd's recordings have been consistently superb … and this recording is no exception' (Fanfare, USA)

'Another revelatory disc in Hyperion's wonderful 'English Orpheus' series … Treasures to savour from a fine composer' (British Music Society Journal)

'First rate. Add to the excellent performances a clear, balanced recorded sound, and you have a highly recommended disc' (In Tune, Japan)

The English Orpheus
Awake my lyre
Domestic music by John Blow
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