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The English Orpheus

Peter Philips (1560/1-1628)

Keyboard Music

Paul Nicholson (harpsichord/virginals)
Archive Service
Recording details: December 1993
All Saints' Church, Old Heathfield, East Sussex, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: September 1994
Total duration: 70 minutes 17 seconds

Cover artwork: The Virginalist by Jan Miensz Molenaer (c1610-1668)
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
 
The Archive service is for CDs which have been deleted and where the musical content is not otherwise available.

(If a CD is scheduled for re-issue within the next 3-4 months, the message 'To be reissued on …' will replace the 'Buy Archive CD' button.)

This service offers a production-quality CDR with printed label, inlay (tray) card and, at the minimum, a 2pp booklet (including cover artwork and complete track listing), packaged in a normal jewel case.

In many instances we will provide complete printed booklets, but please note that this is not always the case. Pricing is £13.99 per CD, regardless of the original sale price of the disc(s).

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Pavan  [3'22]
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Galliard  [0'58]
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Così morirò  [1'39]
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Pavan  [5'24]
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Galliard  [2'03]
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Pavan  [6'09]
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Galliard  [1'59]
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Almande Tregian  [3'11]
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Pavan  [8'05]
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Galliard  [4'44]
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Fantasia in G  [9'36]

Reviews

'Strongly recommended as a step on the path to discovering one of the outstanding musicians of the late 16th/early 17th century' x (Fanfare, USA)

'The complete restoration of a great composer's name may be beyond the capacity of a single CD, but if anything can do the trick, this one ought to. A release to treasure' (CDReview)

'One of the finest composers nurtured in Elizabethan England … these performances can only enhance the composer's reputation further' (Early Music)

'Voici un disque de toute beauté pour fêter Palestrina' (Répertoire, France)