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Track(s) taken from CDA66578

Ode on the death of Mr Henry Purcell

First line:
Mark how the Lark and Linnet Sing
composer
author of text

Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor), Charles Daniels (tenor), The Parley of Instruments Baroque Orchestra, Peter Holman (conductor)
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: 20 minutes 6 seconds

Cover artwork: A Miscellany of Musical Instruments with portrait of Henry Purcell by Edward Collier (fl1662-1705)
Private Collection
 
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Other recordings available for download

Michael Chance (countertenor), James Bowman (countertenor), The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)

Reviews

'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)

Other albums featuring this work

Purcell & Blow: Countertenor duets
CDH55447
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