Please wait...

Hyperion Records

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
Other recommended albums
'Bond: Six Concertos in seven parts' (CDA66467)
Bond: Six Concertos in seven parts
'An Englishman Abroad' (CDA66435)
An Englishman Abroad

Other albums in this series
'Purcell's London' (CDA66108)
Purcell's London
'Philips: Consort Music' (CDA66240)
Philips: Consort Music
'Boyce: Solomon' (CDA66378)
Boyce: Solomon
'Gibbons & Lupo: Music for Prince Charles' (CDA66395)
Gibbons & Lupo: Music for Prince Charles
'An Englishman Abroad' (CDA66435)
An Englishman Abroad
'Bond: Six Concertos in seven parts' (CDA66467)
Bond: Six Concertos in seven parts
'O tuneful voice' (CDA66497)
O tuneful voice
'Roseingrave: Keyboard Music' (CDA66564)
Roseingrave: Keyboard Music
'Odes on the death of Henry Purcell' (CDA66578)
Odes on the death of Henry Purcell
'English 18th-century Violin Sonatas' (CDA66583)
English 18th-century Violin Sonatas
'Jenkins: Late Consort Music' (CDA66604)
Jenkins: Late Consort Music
'Dibdin: Ephesian Matron, Brickdust Man & Grenadier' (CDA66608)
Dibdin: Ephesian Matron, Brickdust Man & Grenadier
'Blow: Fairest Work of happy Nature' (CDA66646)
Blow: Fairest Work of happy Nature
MP3 £6.00FLAC £6.00ALAC £6.00Buy by post £13.99 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDA66646  Archive Service   Download currently discounted
'Four and Twenty Fiddlers' (CDA66667)
Four and Twenty Fiddlers
'Enchanting Harmonist' (CDA66698)
Enchanting Harmonist
'Philips: Keyboard Music' (CDA66734)
Philips: Keyboard Music
'The Romantic Music' (CDA66740)
The Romantic Music
MP3 £4.00FLAC £4.00ALAC £4.00Buy by post £10.50 CDA66740  Download currently discounted
'Lampe: Pyramus and Thisbe' (CDA66759)
Lampe: Pyramus and Thisbe
'The String Quartet in Eighteenth-Century England' (CDA66780)
The String Quartet in Eighteenth-Century England
'A High-Priz'd Noise' (CDA66806)
A High-Priz'd Noise
'Hark! hark! the lark' (CDA66836)
Hark! hark! the lark
'Musique of Violenze' (CDA66929)
Musique of Violenze
'Boyce: Peleus and Thetis & other theatre music' (CDA66935)
Boyce: Peleus and Thetis & other theatre music
'Vital Spark of Heav'nly Flame' (CDA67020)
Vital Spark of Heav'nly Flame
MP3 £4.00FLAC £4.00ALAC £4.00Buy by post £13.99 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDA67020  Archive Service   Download currently discounted
'The Noble Bass Viol' (CDA67088)
The Noble Bass Viol
'Fairest Isle' (CDA67115)
Fairest Isle
'Haydn and his English Friends' (CDA67150)
Haydn and his English Friends
MP3 £6.00FLAC £6.00ALAC £6.00Buy by post £13.99 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDA67150  Archive Service   Download currently discounted
'Nativity' (CDA67443)
Nativity
'Orpheus with his lute' (CDA67450)
Orpheus with his lute
'Blow: Anthems' (CDD22055)
Blow: Anthems
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99Buy by post £10.50 CDD22055  2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)  
'Avison: Concerti Grossi' (CDD22060)
Avison: Concerti Grossi
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99Buy by post £10.50 CDD22060  2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)  
'Boyce: Trio Sonatas' (CDD22063)
Boyce: Trio Sonatas
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99Buy by post £10.50 CDD22063  2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)  
'Arne: Artaxerxes' (CDD22073)
Arne: Artaxerxes
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99Buy by post £10.50 CDD22073  2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)  
'Locke: Anthems, Motets and Ceremonial Music' (CDH55250)
Locke: Anthems, Motets and Ceremonial Music
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55250  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Arne: Six Favourite Concertos' (CDH55251)
Arne: Six Favourite Concertos
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55251  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Croft: Te Deum & Burial Service' (CDH55252)
Croft: Te Deum & Burial Service
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55252  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Linley: A Lyric Ode on the Fairies, Aerial Beings and Witches of Shakespeare' (CDH55253)
Linley: A Lyric Ode on the Fairies, Aerial Beings and Witches of Shakespeare
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55253  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Philips: motets' (CDH55254)
Philips: motets
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55254  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Locke: The Broken Consort' (CDH55255)
Locke: The Broken Consort
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55255  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Linley: Cantatas & Theatre Music' (CDH55256)
Linley: Cantatas & Theatre Music
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55256  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Blow & Draghi: Odes for St Cecilia' (CDH55257)
Blow & Draghi: Odes for St Cecilia
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55257  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Sound the Trumpet' (CDH55258)
Sound the Trumpet
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £13.99 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDH55258  Helios (Hyperion's budget label) — Archive Service  
'Weelkes: Anthems' (CDH55259)
Weelkes: Anthems
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55259  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'English Classical Violin Concertos' (CDH55260)
English Classical Violin Concertos
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £13.99 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDH55260  Helios (Hyperion's budget label) — Archive Service  
'Linley: The Song of Moses & Let God arise' (CDH55302)
Linley: The Song of Moses & Let God arise
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55302  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'While shepherds watched' (CDH55325)
While shepherds watched
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £13.99 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDH55325  Helios (Hyperion's budget label) — Archive Service  
'English 18th-century Keyboard Concertos' (CDH55341)
English 18th-century Keyboard Concertos
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55341  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Stanley: Six Concertos in seven parts' (CDH55361)
Stanley: Six Concertos in seven parts
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55361  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
Show: MP3 FLAC ALAC
   English   Français   Deutsch