Grandi Voci Alfred Deller

Grandi Voci Alfred Deller: Purcell - Handel - Bach - Campion - Buxtehude
Alfred Deller
Decca 448 247-2


    Thomas Campion
  1. Never weatherbeaten sail
  2. Most sweet and pleasing are thy ways, o God
  3. Author of light
  4. To music bent

  5. Anon., ca 1615
  6. Misere my maker

  7. Dietrich Buxtehude
  8. Cantata for solo voice and continuo: Jubilate Domino

  9. Henry Purcell: Come, ye sons of art, Z323; text N. Tate
    (Ode on the Birthday of Mary II, 1694)

  10. Excerpts:
    1. Come, come, ye Sons of Art (counter-tenor, chorus)
    2. Sound the trumpet till around (counter-tenors)
    3. Come, come, ye Sons of Art (chorus)
    4. Strike the viol (counter-tenor)
    Johann-Sebastian Bach: Magnificat in D major
  11. et misericordia
  12. esurientes implevit bonis

  13. George Frideric Handel/Salvi: Sosarme (excerpts)
  14. Con si bella ferita ... Per le porte del tormento (Duet Sosarme/elmira)
  15. Alle sfere del gloria
  16. Mio sposo ... In mille dolci modi
  17. M'opporrò da generosa
  18. Tu caro, caro sei il dolce mio tesoro (Duet Sosarme/elmira)

Playing time: 74' 50"

[1]-[5] Alfred Deller (counter-tenor), Desmond Dupré (lute)
[6] Alfred Deller (counter-tenor), eli Goren (violin), Leonard Friedman (violin), Anna Shuttleworth (cello), Desmond Dupré (viola di gamba)
[7] Alfred Deller (countertenor), John Withworth (countertenor), The St Anthony Singers, L'ensemble Orchestral de l'Oiseau-Lyre - Sir Anthony Lewis, cond.
[8]-[9] Alfred Deller (counter-tenor), Wilfred Brown (tenor), Denis Vaugnan (organ), Dr Thornton Lofthouse (harpsichord), The Kalmar Orchestra - Pierre Colombo, cond.
[10]-[14] Alfred Deller (counter-tenor), Margaret Ritchie (soprano), Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Terence Weil (cello), The saint Cecilia Orchestra - Sir Anthony Lewis, cond.

Recording site and date:
[1]-[6], [8]-[9] [1955]
[7] [1953]
[10]-[14] [1954]

Excerpts (from original release):
[1]-[6] L'Oiseau-Lyre OL 50 102 [LP, mono] Campion/Buxtehude
[7] L'Oiseau-Lyre OL 53 004 [LP, mono, 25cm] Purcell: Come, ye Sons of Art
[8]-[9] L'Oiseau-Lyre OL 50 101.[LP, mono] J.-S. Bach: Magnificat
[10]-[14] L'Oiseau-Lyre OL 50 091-3 [LP, mono] Handel: Sosarme

Excerpts (from similar release):
[1]-[9], [11]-13] 411 661-1 [LP] Grandi Voci, Alfred Deller

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