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This page lists all recordings of Fairest Isle (from King Arthur) by Henry Purcell (1659-95).

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Victorious Love - Songs by Henry Purcell

Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Laurence Cummings (harpsichord & spinet), Elizabeth Kenny (archlute / theorbo), Anne-Marie Lasla (bass viol), Sarah Sexton (violin I), Andrea Morris (violin II) & Jane Rogers (viola)

Her tone is extraordinarily beautiful: natural, warm and unforced, with almost superhuman vocal athleticism More…

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$14.75

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Arise, my Muse

Music of the Restoration

Iestyn Davies (countertenor), Richard Egarr (harpsichord), Pamela Thorby, Tabea Debus (recorder), Bojan Čičić (violin), Stephen Pedder (violin), Julia Kuhn (viola, violin), Mark Levy (viola da gamba), William Carter (theorbo, baroque guitar)

after an hour in Iestyn Davies's genial company, 'music for a while' does indeed all our 'cares beguile'...an enthralling stroll throughout Restoration London at its musically most sophisticated. More…

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Andreas Scholl: Purcell - O Solitude

Andreas Scholl (countertenor), with Christophe Dumaux (countertenor)

Accademia Bizantina, Stefano Montanari

Ethereal yet visceral, Scholl's voice is the dream vehicle for Purcell...Stefano Montanari coaxes thrilling playing from Accademia Bizantina, who dance and swagger, throb and pulsate with true... More…

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 New Songs of England

Jennifer Vyvyan (soprano)

I have no hesitation in giving pride of place this month to “Songs of England”… Miss Vyvyan is always good and often very good, Ernest Lush is an admirable partner and the recording is of excellent... More…

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Purcell: Come all ye songsters

Recorded live at Wigmore Hall, London, on 17 March 2015

Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Elizabeth Kenny (lute), Jonathan Manson (viol) & Laurence Cummings (harpsichord)

of course it’s soprano Carolyn Sampson’s peerless Purcell that steals the show – whether inhabiting tortured madness, or the airborne, caressing grace of an opening set from The Fairy Queen.... More…

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Barbara Bonney - Fairest Isle

Barbara Bonney, Jacob Heringham, lute. Phantasm viol quartet

Academy of Ancient Music

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Patricia Petibon: Nouveau Monde

Baroque Arias & Songs

Patricia Petibon (soprano)

La Cetra Baroque Orchestra, Andrea Marcon

Conquest is one theme, confession another; the whole a breakneck A-Z of Baroque song from airs de cours to zarzuela. More…

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Music for a while

Purcell songs

Alfred Deller (counter tenor), Wieland Kuijken (bass viol), William Christie (harpsichord)

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The Art of Alfred Deller

Alfred Deller (countertenor)

The Deller Consort

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$8.75

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Purcell & Monteverdi: England, My England

Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot Gardiner

2 CDs

$9.00

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