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Author Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695.

Title Music for a while [sound recording] : the vocal art of Henry Purcell.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Vanguard, [1968]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Record    D PURC MW D80LP (S)    Available
Description 1 sound disc : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo. ; 12 in.
Series Vanguard everyman classics
Everyman classics.
Note Songs and excerpts from musico-dramatic works.
Program notes and texts of the works on container.
Contents If music be the food of love : (1st version, 1692) -- Sweeter than roses : (from Pausanias) -- I love and I must -- O lead me to some peaceful gloom : (from Bonduca) -- Epithalamium : Thrice happy lovers : (from The fairy queen) -- Tell me, some pitying angel -- Fairest isle : (from King Arthur) -- I attempt from love's sickness to fly : (from The Indian queen) -- Let the dreadful engines : (from Don Quixote, part I) -- Not all my torments -- Music for a while : (from Oedipus) -- From rosy bowers : (from Don Quixote, part III) -- Upon a quiet conscience : Close thine eyes.
Performer Alfred Deller, countertenor (1st-2nd, 4th-5th, 7th-8th, and 10th- 12th works) ; April Cantelo, soprano (3rd, 6th, and 13th works) ; Maurice Bevan, baritone (9th and 13th works) ; Walter Bergmann (1st-2nd, 4th-5th, 7th- 8th, and 10th-12th works), George Malcolm (remainder), harpsichord.
Event Recorded in Europe.
Subject Songs (High voice) with harpsichord.
Sacred songs (High voice) with harpsichord.
Incidental music -- Excerpts.
Operas -- Excerpts.
Sacred vocal duets with harpsichord.
Added Author Deller, Alfred. Performer.
Cantelo, April. Performer.
Bevan, Maurice. Performer.
Bergmann, Walter, 1902-1988- Performer.
Malcolm, George, 1917-1997- Performer.
Added Title Vocal music. Selections
Music No. SRV-280SD Vanguard

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