Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Come ye sons of Art, away Z323 (Movement 3: Sound the trumpet, 'til around)
Henry Purcell 2:27
2 Hail! bright Cecilia Z328 (Movement 10: In vain the Am'rous Flute and soft Guitar )
Henry Purcell 6:07
3 O solitude, my sweetest choice! Z406
Henry Purcell 5:44
4 Bonduca, or The British Heroine, Z574 (Duet: Sing, sing ye druids)
Henry Purcell 2:43
5 O dive custos Auriacae domus 'An elegy upon the death of Queen Mary' Z514
Henry Purcell 7:04
6 The maid's Last Prayer, or Any rather than Fail, Z601 (Duet: No, resistance is but vain)
Henry Purcell 4:40
7 Timon of Athens Z632 (Duet: Hark how the songsters)
Henry Purcell 3:06
8 Incassum Lesbia, incassum rogas 'The Queen's Epicedium' Z383
Henry Purcell 7:50
9 Ah, heav'n! What is't I hear?
John Blow 3:22
10 Ode on the death of Mr Henry Purcell (Mark how the Lark and Linnet Sing)
John Blow 22:06

Credits

CD 1

theorbo:
David Miller (UK period lutist / guitarist) (1987-05-14 – 1987-05-15) (tracks 1–4, 6–7, 10)
lute:
David Miller (UK period lutist / guitarist) (1987-05-14 – 1987-05-15) (track 9)
recorder:
Catherine Latham (oboist) (1987-05-14 – 1987-05-15) (tracks 2, 4, 7, 10)
Marion Scott (woodwinds) (1987-05-14 – 1987-05-15) (tracks 2, 4, 7, 10)
organ:
Robert King (conductor) (1987-05-14 – 1987-05-15) (tracks 2–3, 5–6, 8–10)
viola da gamba:
Alison Crum (1987-05-14 – 1987-05-15) (tracks 1–2, 4–10)
harpsichord:
Robert King (conductor) (1987-05-14 – 1987-05-15) (tracks 1, 4, 7)
composer:
John Blow (track 9)
Henry Purcell (baroque composer) (tracks 2, 5–7)
Henry Purcell (baroque composer) (– 1695) (track 4)
Henry Purcell (baroque composer) (1684 – 1685) (track 3)
Henry Purcell (baroque composer) (1694) (track 1)
John Blow (1695) (track 10)
Henry Purcell (baroque composer) (1695) (track 8)
countertenor vocals:
James Bowman (UK countertenor) (1987-05-14 – 1987-05-15) (tracks 1–7, 9–10)
Michael Chance (British countertenor) (1987-05-14 – 1987-05-15) (tracks 1–2, 4–10)
lyricist:
John Dryden (English poet) (track 10)
Katherine Philips (17th century poet) (track 3)
producer:
Mark Brown (early music singer, conductor, and producer) (tracks 1–10)
recording engineer:
Antony Howell (engineer) (tracks 1–10)
phonographic copyright by:
Hyperion Records Ltd, London (Holding company - do not use this for labels) (1988) (tracks 1–10)
part of:
is the basis for:
part of:
partial recording of:
Timon of Athens (track 7)
parts:
Bonduca: Overture (number) (track 4)
The Cares of Lovers (number) (track 7)
recording of:
O Solitude, Z. 406 (track 3)
O dive custos Auriacae domus, Z. 504 (An elegy upon the death of Queen Mary) (track 5)