Alfred Deller

Alfred Deller (countertenor)
Monteverdi - Bach - Purcell
Alfred Deller
INA (Wotre) "Mémoire Vive" 262004 [CD]
INA (Musidisc) "Mémoire Vive" 24712-2 [CD]
INA (Abeille) "Mémoire Vive" IMV004 [CD]


    John Dowland
  1. I saw my lady weep
  2. Shall I sue
  3. Flow not so fast

  4. Robert Johnson
  5. Care-charming sleep

  6. Giovanni Pierluigi Palestrina
  7. Ave Verum

  8. Claudio Monteverdi
    Published in Sacred Monodies and Motets, Venice, 1625

  9. Currite populi (sv297)
  10. Salve Regina (sv327)

  11. Alessandro Grandi
  12. O Quam tu pulchra es

  13. Johann-Sebastian Bach
  14. Bist du bei mir, BWV 508

  15. Henry Purcell
  16. If music be the food of love
  17. Since from my dear Astrea's sight
  18. O lead me to some peaceful gloom
  19. Crown the altar
  20. Beauty thou scene of love
  21. Music for a while
  22. O solitude, my sweetest choice

Playing time: 59' 57"

Alfred Deller (counter-tenor), Robert Spencer (lute), Desmond Dupré (guitar), Harold Lester )harpsichord, organ)

Recording site and date:
[1]-[3] Église des Blancs-Manteaux, Paris [06/1978]
[4]-[8], [10]-[12] Salle Gaveau, Paris [02/1977]
[9], [14]-[15] Château de Roquebrune (Festival de Menton) [08/1965]
[13] Église Saint-Séverin (Festival estival de Paris) [09/1966]
[16] Église des Blancs-Manteaux, Paris [04/1979];
Rel.: 1992 (Wotre)

[5] INA (Wotre) "Mémoire Vive" 262011 [CD] INA - Disque catalogue sampler (1994)

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.): 384-156 (July/August 1992)
Gramophone (Vol./#-p.):
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.):
Goldberg (#-p.):

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