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composer:Henry Purcell (baroque composer)
librettist:John Dryden (English poet)
arrangements:Fairest Isle
Seven Songs: Fairest Isle
part of:King Arthur, Z. 628: Act V

Recordings

DateTitleAttributesArtistLength
performance
1941-08-01King Arthur: Fairest IsleMaggie Teyte, Gerald Moore2:29
1978-10King Arthur, Z. 628: Act V, Scene II. Aria "Fairest isle"Deller Consort, Continuo, Deller Consort, The King's Musick, Alfred Deller3:38
1979King Arthur, Z. 628 No. 38: Aria "Fairest isle"Alfred Deller, William Christie, Wieland Kuijken2:45
1992-06Fairest Isle of Isles ExcellingAgnès Mellon, Wieland Kuijken, Christophe Rousset2:22
1995-02King Arthur: Act V. "Fairest Isle"Véronique Gens, Les Arts Florissants4:43
1998-10-03 – 1998-10-05King Arthur, or, The British Worthy, Z 628: Act V. "Fairest Isle" (Venus)Barbara Bonney, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood2:32
1999-10-15 – 1999-10-19King Arthur: Act V: Venus' Song "Fairest isle"Yvonne Kenny, Philharmonia Orchestra, David Parry3:06
2010-07-17 – 2010-07-22Fairest IsleAndreas Scholl4:55
2013-08-12 – 2013-08-16Fairest IsleVoces8, Les Inventions4:40
2018-01King Arthur, Z.628, Act V: Song tune - "Fairest Isle"Zsuzsi Tóth, Vox Luminis3:14
Aria of Venus "Fairest Isle, all isles excelling"Henry Purcell2:02
Fairest IsleNancy Argenta2:37
Fairest IsleSara Macliver, Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Paul Dyer4:26
Fairest IsleLuis Enrique Jimeno, Mercedes Parreño4:39
Fairest Isle (From King Arthur)Henry Purcell2:34
Fairest isle (King Arthur)Heather Harper, Sir Anthony Lewis, Philomusica of London2:24
Fairest Isle from King ArthurMarshall McGuire2:25
Fairest Isle from King ArthurHenry Purcell2:17
Fairest Isle no operas "Karalis Arturs"Sergejs Jēgers, Diāna Jaunzeme2:42
Fairest Isle, Z. 628 No. 38Carolyn Sampson, Laurence Cummings, Elizabeth Kenny, Anne-Marie Lasla3:25
Fairlest IsleSir John Eliot Gardiner3:29
King Arthur Z628/38: Fairest isleCarolyn Sampson, Laurence Cummings, Elizabeth Kenny, Jonathan Manson3:02
King Arthur, or The British Worthy, Z. 628: Aria "Fairest isle, all isles excelling"James Bowman, The King’s Consort, Robert King4:02
King Arthur, Z 628, Suite: Fairest isleAlison Balsom, The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock2:03
King Arthur, Z 628: Fairest IsleHenry Purcell3:23
King Arthur, Z. 628, Act V: Fairest IsleBojan Čičić, Iestyn Davies, Julia Kuhn, Mark Levy, Pamela Thorby, Richard Egarr, Stephen Pedder, Tabea Debus & William Carter5:08
King Arthur, Z. 628: Act V: Fairest IsleHenry Purcell; Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists4:09
King Arthur, Z. 628: Act V. "Fairest isle"Hanna Bayodi, Le Concert Spirituel, Hervé Niquet4:01
King Arthur: ‘Fairest isle’partialHonor Sheppard, Deller Consort, Alfred Deller, The King's Musick2:30
King Arthur: "Fairest Isle"Sara Macliver, Paul Dyer, Australian Brandenburg Orchestra4:27
King Arthur: Fairest IsleCatherine Bott, Paula Chateauneuf1:58
Premier métierMarielle D. Khoury & Benoît Allemane1:45