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Purcell: The Fairy Queen
Purcell: The Fairy Queen (ABC Classics 4811705)
SKU: 03134
AU $29.80

Label: ABC Classics Cat. No.: 4811705 Medium: CD No. Discs: 2
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Recorded 10-12 December 2003 in Eugene Goossens Hall, Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre. This special studio recording of The Fairy Queen was made directly after Pinchgut Opera's December 2003 performances at City Recital Hall, Angel Place.

A title in the ABC Classics Antipodes Series. Other titles in this series

Artists: Pinchgut Opera. Miriam Allan (soprano), Jamie Allen (tenor), Stephen Bennett (bass), Colin Bone (baritone), Jenny Duck-Chong (mezzo-soprano), Simon Lobelson (baritone), Sara Macliver (soprano), Paul McMahon (tenor), Belinda Montgomery (soprano), Alison Morgan (soprano), Sally-Anne Russell (mezzo-soprano), Brett Weymark (tenor), Pinchgut Opera, Cantillation.
Composers: Purcell.
Conductors: Antony Walker.
Orchestras: Orchestra of the Antipodes.
Tracks: HENRY PURCELL (1659-1695)
The Fairy Queen

CD 1
    First Music
  1. Prelude
  2. Hornpipe

    Second Music
  3. Aire
  4. Rondeaux

    Act I
  5. Overture
  6. Song in Two Parts: Come, come, come, let us leave the Town
    Miriam Allan soprano, Corin Bone baritone
  7. Scene of the Drunken Poet: Fill up the Bowl
    Sara Macliver soprano, Sally-Anne Russell mezzo-soprano, Simon Lobelson baritone
  8. Music for a while (from Oedipus)
    Sally-Anne Russell mezzo-soprano
  9. First Act Tune: Jig

    Act II
  10. Prelude and Song: Come all ye Songsters of the Sky
    Jamie Allen tenor
  11. Trio: May the God of Wit inspire
    Paul McMahon, Brett Weymark tenors, Corin Bone baritone
  12. Echo
  13. Chorus: Now joyn your Warbling Voices all
    Song and Chorus: Sing while we trip it upon the Green
    Belinda Montgomery soprano
    Dance for Faierys
  14. Song: See, even Night herself is here
    Alison Morgan soprano
  15. Song: I am come to lock all fast
    Sally-Anne Russell mezzo-soprano
  16. Song: One charming Night
    Jamie Allen tenor
  17. Song and Chorus: Hush, no more, be silent, all
    Stephen Bennett bass
  18. A Dance for the Followers of Night
  19. Second Act Tune: Aire

    Act III
  20. A Song in Two Parts and Chorus: If Love's a Sweet Passion
    Sara Macliver soprano
  21. Symphony while the Swans come forward
  22. Dance for the Faierys
  23. Dance for the Green Men
  24. Song: Ye gentle Spirits of the Air, appear
    Sara Macliver soprano
  25. Dialogue between Corydon and Mopsa: Now the Maids and the Men
    Jamie Allen tenor, Stephen Bennett bass
  26. A Dance for the Haymakers
  27. Song: When I have often heard
    Miriam Allan soprano
  28. Song and Chorus: A Thousand Thousand ways we'll find
    Jamie Allen tenor, Stephen Bennett bass
  29. Third Act Tune: Hornpipe
CD 2
    Act IV
  1. Symphony Canzona
  2. Largo
  3. Allegro
  4. Adagio Allegro
  5. Solo and Chorus: Now the Night is chas'd away
    Belinda Montgomery soprano
  6. Duet: Let the Fifes, and the Clarions
    Paul McMahon, Brett Weymark tenors
  7. Entry of Phoebus
    Song: When a Cruel long Winter
    Jamie Allen tenor
  8. Chorus: Hail!Great Parent of us all
  9. Song: Thus the ever Grateful Spring
    Miriam Allan soprano
  10. Song: Here's the Summer, Sprightly, Gay
    Jenny Duck-Chong mezzo-soprano
  11. Song: See my many Colour'd Fields
    Paul McMahon tenor
  12. Song: Next, Winter comes Slowly
    Stephen Bennett bass
  13. Chorus: Hail!Great Parent of us all
  14. Fourth Act Tune: Aire

    Act V
  15. Prelude
  16. Epithalamium: Thrice happy Lovers
    Sara Macliver soprano
  17. The Plaint: O let me weep
    Sally-Anne Russell mezzo-soprano
  18. Entry Dance
  19. Symphony
  20. Song: Thus the gloomy World
    Jamie Allen tenor
  21. Solo and Chorus: Thus Happy and Free
    Belinda Montgomery soprano
  22. Song: Yes, Daphne, in your Looks I find
    Jamie Allen tenor
  23. Monkeys' Dance
  24. Song: Hark! how all Things
    Sally-Anne Russell mezzo-soprano
  25. Song and Chorus: Hark! the Echoing Air
    Sara Macliver soprano
  26. Duet and Chorus: Sure the dull God of Marriage
    Sara Macliver soprano, Sally-Anne Russell mezzo-soprano
  27. Solo: See, see, I obey
    Stephen Bennett bass
    Duet: Turn then thine Eyes
    Sara Macliver soprano, Sally-Anne Russell mezzo-soprano
    Solo: My Torch, indeed
    Stephen Bennett bass
  28. Chacone: Dance for the Chinese Man and Woman
  29. Trio and Chorus: They shall be as happy
    Sara Macliver soprano, Sally-Anne Russell mezzo-soprano, Stephen Bennett bass
Medium: CD
No. of Discs: 2
SKU #: 03134
Label: ABC Classics
Catalog #: 4811705
Price: AU $29.80   

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