Purcell : King Arthur [Highlights] -Apex

Purcell : King Arthur [Highlights] -Apex

Jennifer Smith, Gillian Fisher, Elizabeth Priday, Gill Ross, Ashley Stafford, Paul Elliott, Stephen Varcoe, John Eliot Gardiner & English Baroque Soloists, Ashley Stafford, Elisabeth Priday, English Baroque Soloists, Gill Ross, Gillian Fisher, Jennifer Smith, John Eliot Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir, Paul Elliott, Stephen Varcoe

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Tracklist

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628: Overture

    John Eliot Gardiner

    1:49

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628: Air

    John Eliot Gardiner

    1:30

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628: Overture to Act 1

    John Eliot Gardiner

    1:18

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628, Act 1: "Woden, first to thee ... To Woden, our defender" (Countertenor, Tenor, Baritone, Chorus)

    John Eliot Gardiner, Ashley Stafford, Paul Elliott, Stephen Varcoe

    3:39

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628, Act 1: "Brave souls, to be renown'd in story" (Chorus)

    John Eliot Gardiner

    2:21

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628, Act 1: "Come if you dare" (Tenor, Chorus)

    John Eliot Gardiner, Paul Elliott

    3:42

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628, Act 2: "Hither, this way, this way bend" (Philidel, Chorus)

    John Eliot Gardiner, Gillian Fisher

    2:12

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628, Act 2: "Come, follow me" (Philidel, Sopranos, Spirits, Chorus)

    John Eliot Gardiner, Ashley Stafford, Elisabeth Priday, Gillian Fisher, Jennifer Smith, Paul Elliott, Stephen Varcoe

    2:26

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628, Act 2: "How blest are shepherds, how happy their lasses" (Shepherd, Chorus)

    John Eliot Gardiner, Paul Elliott

    6:38

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628, Act 2: Air

    John Eliot Gardiner

    0:57

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628, Act 3: "What ho! thou genius of this isle" (Cupid)

    John Eliot Gardiner, Elisabeth Priday

    1:22

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628, Act 3: "What power art thou" (Cold Genius)

    John Eliot Gardiner, Stephen Varcoe

    2:51

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628, Act 3: "See, see, we assemble" (Chorus)

    John Eliot Gardiner

    3:26

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628, Act 3: 'Tis I that have warm'd ye ... 'Tis Love that has warm'd us" (Cupid, Chorus)

    John Eliot Gardiner, Elisabeth Priday

    2:01

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628, Act 3: "Sound a parley, ye fair, and surrender" (Cupid, Cold Genius, Chorus)

    John Eliot Gardiner, Elisabeth Priday, Stephen Varcoe

    3:44

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628, Act 3: Hornpipe

    John Eliot Gardiner

    0:41

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628, Act 4: "Two daughters of this aged stream are we" (Sirens)

    John Eliot Gardiner, Gillian Fisher, Jennifer Smith

    2:44

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628, Act 4: "How happy the lover ... For love ev'ry creature" (Nymphs, Men, Chorus)

    John Eliot Gardiner, Ashley Stafford, Elisabeth Priday, Gillian Fisher, Jennifer Smith, Paul Elliott, Stephen Varcoe

    6:10

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628, Act 5: Trumpet tune No. 1

    John Eliot Gardiner

    0:43

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628, Act 5: "Your hay it is mow'd" (Comus, Men)

    John Eliot Gardiner, Ashley Stafford, Paul Elliott, Stephen Varcoe

    3:00

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628, Act 5: "Fairest isle" (Venus)

    John Eliot Gardiner, Gill Ross

    4:07

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628, Act 5: Trumpet tune No. 2

    John Eliot Gardiner

    0:37

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628, Act 5: "St George the patron of our isle! ... Our natives not alone appear" (Honour, Chorus)

    John Eliot Gardiner, Jennifer Smith

    2:01

  • Purcell: King Arthur, Z. 628, Act 5: Chaconne

    John Eliot Gardiner

    3:24

  • Total playing time

    1:03:34

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Credits

    Released

    1994

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