Purcell - Odes / Anthems

Purcell: Music for Queen Mary
Monteverdi Choir & Orchestra - John Eliot Gardiner
Erato 96553


    Come, ye sons of art: ode for the birthday of Queen Mary, 1694
  1. Ouverture
  2. Come, ye Sons of Art, come away
  3. Sound the trumpet
  4. Come, ye Sons of Art, come away
  5. Strike the viol
  6. The day that such a blessing
  7. Bid the virtues
  8. These, are the sacred charms
  9. See Nature, rejoicing

  10. Music for the funeral of Queen Mary, 1695
  11. March
  12. Man that is born
  13. Canzona
  14. In the midst of life
  15. Canzona
  16. Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts
  17. March

Performers: Felicity Lott (soprano), Charles Brett (countertenor), John Williams (countertenor), Thomas Allen (bass), Monteverdi Choir, Monteverdi Orchestra, Equale Brass Ensemble

Playing time: 45'

Recording date: February 1976

This program consists of Come, ye sons of art: ode for the birthday of Queen Mary, 1694.

Other recordings:

Purcell: Odes
Come ye sons of art / Now does the glorious day appear / Love's goddess sure was blind
Choir & Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment - Gustav Leonhardt
Virgin Veritas 59243
Purcell: Funeral Sentences
Musique funèbre pour la Reine Mary
Collegium Vocale - Philippe Herreweghe
Harmonia Mundi 901462
Purcell: Jubilate & Te Deum
Taverner Choir & Players - Andrew Parrott
Virgin Veritas 45061

There is also an 11-volume "Complete Anthems and Services" by the King's Consort on Hyperion. The first volume:

Purcell: Anthems and Services - 1
The King's Consort - Robert King
Hyperion 66585

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