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CDA66578 - Odes on the death of Henry Purcell
A Miscellany of Musical Instruments with portrait of Henry Purcell by Edward Collier (fl1662-1705)
Private Collection
CDA66578
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

'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)

The English Orpheus
Odes on the death of Henry Purcell
Saraband  [2'17]
Bourrée  [0'39]
Air  [0'30]
Minuet  [0'46]
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