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Purcell's Revenge - Sweeter than Roses?



Playing time: 66'04"
Tracks: 21
Booklet pages: 20
© 2015 Concerto Caledonia / Delphian Records
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of Purcell's Revenge - Sweeter than Roses? published on 26 September 2015

Listen: Purcell: Sweeter than roses (track 7, 0:00-0:56)

Olivia Chaney
James Bowman
Ana Silvera
Jim Moray
Concerto Caledonia:
Pamela Thorby, recorders
Bill Taylor, harps
Alison McGillivray, lyra d'amore, violone
Clare Salaman, nyckelharpa, hurdygurdy
Susanna Pell, bass viol
David McGuinness, harpsichord, dulcitone, organs, director
with Will Pound, harmonica

Henry Purcell (1659-1695):

1 Moonlight on the Green - variation by James Oswald (1710-1769); Scotch Tune (Amphitryon, Z 572)

2 There's not a swain on the plain (Rule a Wife and Have a Wife, Z 587), arranged by Olivia Chaney

3 Rondeau (Abdelazer, Z 570)

4 An Evening Hymn, Z 193, arranged by Ana Silvera

5 Fantazia in four parts, No 11 in G, Z 742

6 A New Scotch Tune, Z 655; Peggie I must love thee (Balcarres Lute Book)

7 Sweeter than roses (Pausanias, Z 585), arranged by David McGuinness

8 First Music: hornpipe (The Fairy Queen, Z 629)

9 Fairest Isle (King Arthur, Z 628)

10 Old Sir Simon the King (The Division Violin / Second Part of Musick's Hand-maid)

11 Jigg (Second Part of Musick's Hand-maid)

12 One Charming Night (The Fairy Queen)

13 Close thine eyes, Z 184

14 Jigg (Abdelazer)

15 Music for a While (Oedipus, Z 583)

16 Cassiopeia - Olivia Chaney

17 Halos - Ana Silvera

18 The Plaint (The Fairy Queen)

19 What shall I do to show how much I love her (Dioclesian, Z 627) , arranged by David McGuinness and variations by James Oswald

20 Aminta one night had occasion to piss, Z 430, arranged by David McGuinness

21 Hornpipe on a Ground (The Married Beau, Z 603)

Recorded 1 April 2013 (and parts of tracks 5 and 21 recorded live on 30 March 2013) in the Britten Studio, Snape, Suffolk, UK


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