Honour, riches, marriage-blessing

composer
British Library, Add. MS 29370
author of text
The Tempest IV:i

 
It is normally said that ‘Honour, riches, marriage-blessing’ from the Act IV masque in The Tempest was written for the 1746 production, but it only survives in a much later manuscript, and is in Arne’s later Italianate style, with brilliant passage-work for the voice. It is therefore likely to be for the 1776 revival of the play at Covent Garden.

from notes by Peter Holman © 2004

Recordings

Orpheus with his lute
CDA67450

Details

Track 21 on CDA67450 [2'51]

Track-specific metadata for CDA67450 track 21

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-04-45021
Duration
2'51
Recording date
6 October 2003
Recording venue
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Martin Compton
Recording engineer
Tony Faulkner
Hyperion usage
  1. Orpheus with his lute (CDA67450)
    Disc 1 Track 21
    Release date: April 2004