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Great Purity

Performances by Deborah
Roberts and friends -
heard by
PATRIC STANDFORD

'... a recording to be treasured ...'

Sacred Hearts - Secret Music. © 2009 PT Music Ltd, Divine Art Ltd

This beautiful recital of sixteenth century music for female voices is a 'sound-track' to Sarah Dunant's novel Sacred Hearts, the third in her Renaissance trilogy which was published in July 2009.

Set in 1570, this is the story of Serafina, a sixteen-year old girl who falls in love with her music tutor and refuses to marry into the wealthy Milanese family intended for her. As was quite common in those times, she was forcibly enclosed in a Benedictine convent in Ferrara where she discovers that her voice is not only her greatest gift, but is also her means of escape from the imprisonment...

Copyright © 19 October 2010 Patric Standford,
Wakefield UK

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