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Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Hark how the wild musicians sing

The Symphony Songs of Henry Purcell
Red Byrd, The Parley of Instruments, Peter Holman (conductor)
Recording details: December 1993
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Tony Faulkner
Release date: November 1994
Total duration: 70 minutes 4 seconds

Cover artwork: Drunken Silenus supported by Satyrs (c1620). Studio of Rubens
Reproduced by permission of The Trustees, The National Gallery, London
 
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Reviews

'These are by far the best recordings of these wonderful works to have come my way … exactly as Purcell must have envisaged it' (Classic CD)

'"Recommended" is far too mild; this is an absolute must-have for anyone irretrievably bereft of a musical soul' (Fanfare, USA)

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