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The English Orpheus

Odes on the death of Henry Purcell

The Parley of Instruments Baroque Orchestra
Archive Service
Recording details: October 1991
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Tony Faulkner
Release date: November 1992
Total duration: 62 minutes 35 seconds

Cover artwork: A Miscellany of Musical Instruments with portrait of Henry Purcell by Edward Collier (fl1662-1705)
Private Collection
 
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Reviews

'This disc of inventive and moving music, performed with great affection, demonstrates very clearly what this English Orpheus Series is designed to show—that English music didn't simply die out, swamped by foreign imports, after the death of Purcell' (BBC Music Magazine Top 1000 CDs Guide)

'Recording and presentation are exemplary' (Gramophone)

'An easy first choice' (International Record Review)

'Highly recommended' (Organists' Review)

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