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Victorious Love - Carolyn Sampson sings Purcell

Composer Henry Purcell
Performer Laurence Cummings
Elizabeth Kenny
Anne-Marie Lasla
Carolyn Sampson
Period Baroque
Catalogue Number BIS-1536 SACD
EAN 7318599915364
Format SACD Hybrid

This hybrid disc plays on both CD and SACD players
SACD Surround - SACD Stereo - CD Stereo

Release date Aug 2007
Total time 71'40

Gramophone: outstanding; Fono Forum: outstanding; Klassik Heute: outstanding.
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  Henry Purcell
01 Sweeter than roses, Z.585 No.1 3'21
02 The fatal hour, Z.421 3'40
03 When first Amintas sued for a kiss, Z.430 2'01
04 The Plaint, Z.629 No.40 7'23
05 They tell us that you mighty powers above, Z.630 No.19 3'18
06 Man is for the woman made, Z.605 No.3 1'24
07 From silent shades, Z.370 4'31
08 Music for a while,Z.583 No.2 3'56
09 Now the night is chas’d away, Z.629 No.28 1'33
10 If music be the food of love, Z.379 3'36
11 Thrice happy lovers (An Epithalamium), Z.629 No.39 2'56
12 The bashful Thames, Z.333 No.4 2'42
13 I attempt from Love’s sickness to fly in vain, Z.630 No.17 1'39
14 Oh! fair Cedaria, Z.402 3'53
15 Fairest isle, Z.628 No.38 3'20
16 O solitude, Z.406 5'18
17 If love’s a sweet passion, Z.629 No.17 3'20
18 The Blessed Virgin’s Expostulation, Z.196 7'14
19 An Evening Hymn, Z.193 4'33
  Album total 71'40
ComposerPurcell, Henry
SopranoSampson, Carolyn
Harpsichord / spinetCummings, Laurence
Archlute / theorboKenny, Elizabeth
Bass violLasla, Anne-Marie

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