Purcell's masterful composition, Gabrieli's first-class performance and McCreesh's superb interpretation demonstrate why their recordings are seen as some of the best in classical music today.

Henry Purcell - Purcell: The Fairy Queen 1692

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Number of Discs
2
Release Date
10/04/2020
Artist
Henry Purcell
format
CD / Album
Label / Studio
Signum Classics

Purcell's masterful composition, Gabrieli's first-class performance and McCreesh's superb interpretation demonstrate why their recordings are seen as some of the best in classical music today.

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Disc 1:
1) Prelude ()
2) Hornpipe ()
3) Air ()
4) Rondeau ()
5) Overture ()
6) Come, Let Us Leave the Town ()
7) Scene of the Drunken Poet ()
8) Jig ()
9) Come All Ye Songsters ()
10) Symphony in Imitation of Birds ()
11) May the God of Wit Inspire ()
12) Symphony in Imitation of an Echo ()
13) Now Join Your Warbling Voices All ()
14) Sing While We Trip It ()
15) See, Even Night Herself Is Here ()
16) I Am Come to Lock All Fast ()
17) One Charming Night ()
18) Hush, No More ()
19) Dance for the Followers of Night ()
20) Air ()
21) If Love's a Sweet Passion ()
22) Symphony While the Swans Come Forward ()
23) Dance for the Fairies ()
24) Dance for the Green Men ()
25) Ye Gentle Spirits of the Air ()
26) Now the Maids and the Men Are Making of Hay ()
27) Dance for the Haymakers ()
28) When I Have Often Heard Young Maids Complaining ()
29) A Thousand, Thousand Ways ()
30) Hornpipe ()

Disc 2:
1) Symphony ()
2) Now the Night Is Chas'd Away ()
3) Let the Fifes and the Clarions ()
4) Symphony for the Entry of Phoebus ()
5) When a Cruel Long Winter ()
6) Hail! Great Parent of Us All ()
7) Thus the Ever Grateful Spring ()
8) Here's the Summer ()
9) See My Many Colour'd Fields ()
10) Next, Winter Comes Slowly ()
11) Hail! Great Parent of Us All ()
12) Air ()
13) O Let Me Weep ()
14) Thrice Happy Lovers ()
15) Entry Dance ()
16) Symphony ()
17) Thus the Gloomy World ()
18) Thus Happy and Free ()
19) Yes, Daphne ()
20) Dance for the Monkeys ()
21) Hark How All Things With One Sound Rejoice ()
22) Hark the Echoing Air a Triumph Sings ()
23) Sure the Dull God of Marriage - Hymen Appear ()
24) Prelude As Hymen Enters ()
25) See, I Obey - Turn Then Thine Eyes - My Torch, Indeed ()
26) They Shall Be As Happy As They're Fair ()
27) Dance for Chinese Man & Woman - Chaconne ()

Album
Purcell: The Fairy Queen 1692
Publisher
Harmonia Mundi
Main Format
CD
Explicit Lyrics
No
Keyword Index
Purcell: The Fairy Queen 1692 | Henry Purcell
Catalogue Number
SIGCD615

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