Henry Purcell - Henry Purcell: Music for a While

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Number of Discs
1
Release Date
08/11/2019
Artist
Henry Purcell
format
Vinyl / 12" Album
Label / Studio
Harmonia Mundi

Alfred Deller tirelessly promoted his core repertoire of Elizabethan lute songs and Purcell throughout his career. This recital anthology was recorded at Provence only three months before Deller's death at Bologna on 16 July 1979. Some of the most familiar songs here, such as 'Fairest Isle', were originally conceived as operatic music for soprano voice but one cannot imagine that Purcell would have minded Deller taking the music out of context, adapting if desirable and making it his own. Available on vinyl remastered from the original tapes.

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1) The Plaint - Alfred Deller ()
2) If Music Be the Food of Love - Alfred Deller/William Christie/Wieland Kuijken ()
3) I Attempt from Love's Sickness - Alfred Deller/William Christie/Wieland Kuijken ()
4) Fairest Isle - Alfred Deller/William Christie/Wieland Kuijken ()
5) Sweeter Than Roses - Alfred Deller ()
6) Not All My Torments - Alfred Deller ()
7) Thrice Happy Lovers - Alfred Deller ()
8) An Evening Hymn - Alfred Deller ()
9) From Rosy Bow'rs - Alfred Deller/William Christie/Wieland Kuijken ()
10) O Lead Me to Some Peaceful Gloom - Alfred Deller ()
11) Retired from Any Mortal's Sight - Alfred Deller ()
12) Music for a While - Alfred Deller ()
13) Since from My Dear Astrea's Sight - Alfred Deller ()
14) O Solitude - Alfred Deller ()

Album
Henry Purcell: Music for a While
Publisher
Harmonia Mundi
Main Format
Vinyl
Explicit Lyrics
No
Keyword Index
Henry Purcell: Music for a While | Henry Purcell
Catalogue Number
HMM33249

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