Purcell: O Solitude - Chants et Anthèmes

Henry Purcell: O Solitude - Chants et Anthèmes
Deller Consort - Alfred Deller, dir.
Harmonia mundi HM 247 [LP]
Harmonia mundi HMC 247 [LP]
Harmonia mundi HMC 40 247 [Cass.]


    Henry Purcell:
  1. O Solitude (Z 406, 1685)
  2. O Lord, God of Hosts (Z 37, c1680-2)
  3. O give thanks (Z 33, 1693)

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  5. My song shall be alway (Z 31, 1688-90)
  6. Hear my prayer (Z 15, c1680-2)
  7. Blow up the trumpet of Sion (Z 10, 1679)

Playing time: ??' ??"

Deller Consort
Honor Sheppard (soprano), Jean Knibbs (soprano), Penelope Walmsley-Clarke (soprano), Alfred Deller (counter-tenor), Mark Deller (counter-tenor), Paul Elliottt (tenor), Leigh Nixon (tenor), Maurice Bevan (baritone), Michael George (bass), Christopher Hirons (baroque violin) Roderick Skeaping (baroque violin) Stuart Deeks (baroque alto), Ian Gammie (violone), Jane Ryan (bass viol/continuo), Robert Elliott (organ/continuo)
Alfred Deller, dir.

Recording site and date:
Boughton Aluph Saints Church [09/1977];
Rel.: 1978

[1] Harmonia mundi HM 90 249 [CD] Henry Purcell - Music for a while / O solitude
[1] Harmonia mundi HMX 290 835/37 [CDx3] Inoubliable Alfred Deller A Portrait
[1] Harmonia mundi HMX 290 261 / 264 [CDx4] Alfred Deller - Portrait of a Legend

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.): 229-74 (June 1978)

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