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The glorious day is come

Ode for St Cecilia's Day, 22 November, 1691
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Blow & Draghi: Odes for St Cecilia


Movement 01: Symphony
Movement 02: The glorious day is come, that will for ever be
Track 12 on CDH55257 [2'14]
Movement 03: The spheres, those instruments divine
Track 13 on CDH55257 [5'01]
Movement 04: Couch'd by the pleasant Heliconian spring
Track 14 on CDH55257 [2'00]
Movement 05: At first the trumpet's part
Track 15 on CDH55257 [2'41]
Movement 06: The battle done, the loud alarms do cease
Track 16 on CDH55257 [2'59]
Movement 07: Excesses of pleasure now crowd on apace
Track 17 on CDH55257 [2'23]
Movement 08: Ah Heav'n! what is't I hear?
Track 18 on CDH55257 [3'04]
Movement 09: Music! celestial Music! what can be
Track 19 on CDH55257 [2'47]
Movement 10: This that blest king and god-like prophet knew
Track 20 on CDH55257 [1'45]
Movement 11: And thus by Music's pow'r
Track 21 on CDH55257 [2'44]

Track-specific metadata for CDA66770 track 18

Ah Heav'n! what is't I hear?
Recording date
17 November 1994
Recording venue
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Arthur Johnson
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Blow & Draghi: Odes for St Cecilia (CDA66770)
    Disc 1 Track 18
    Release date: June 1995
    Deletion date: July 2004
    Superseded by CDH55257
  2. Blow & Draghi: Odes for St Cecilia (CDH55257)
    Disc 1 Track 18
    Release date: April 2007
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