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Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Ayres for the theatre

The Parley of Instruments, Peter Holman (conductor)
Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Originally issued on CDA66212
Recording details: January 1986
St Michael's Church, Highgate, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: May 1999
Total duration: 58 minutes 24 seconds

Cover artwork: Nell Gwynn and the Infant Duke of Albans by Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680)
Reproduced by permission of The Trustees of the Denys Bower Bequest, Chiddingstone Castle, Kent
 
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