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The English Orpheus

Four and Twenty Fiddlers

Music for the Restoration Court Band
The Parley of Instruments, Peter Holman (conductor)
Archive Service
Recording details: May 1993
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Tony Faulkner
Release date: November 1993
Total duration: 69 minutes 2 seconds
 
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First Brawl  [2'43]
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Second Brawl  [0'31]
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Leading Brawl  [0'48]
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Gavotte  [1'03]
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Corant  [1'17]
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Saraband  [0'28]
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Conclusion  [0'21]
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Alman  [2'08]
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Corant  [0'55]
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Firk  [0'39]
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Alman  [2'22]
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Corant  [1'04]
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Firk  [0'38]
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Ayre  [2'33]
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Corant  [0'50]
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Ayre  [0'46]
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Ayre  [0'51]
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Bourree  [0'27]
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Jig  [0'41]
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Air  [0'34]
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Hornpipe  [0'43]
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Sarabande  [0'40]
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Air  [0'26]
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Air  [1'38]
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Jig  [0'36]
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Prelude  [1'08]
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Air pour Jupiter  [1'47]
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Menuet  [1'03]
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Awards

GRAMOPHONE CRITICS' CHOICE

Reviews

'It is fascinating to hear for the first time music by Banister and Grabu and Purcell's recently-discovered Staircase Overture' (Gramophone)

'A marvellous introduction to the instrumental world in which Purcell grew up' (Early Music Review)

'Forced to be restricted to one disc that conveys the essence of the period, this would be it. A must' (American Record Guide)

Other recommended albums

Dibdin: Ephesian Matron, Brickdust Man & Grenadier
CDA66608Archive Service
Purcell's London
CDA66108Archive Service

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