Jennifer Vyvyan, Dame Janet Baker, Peter Pears, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten, Aldeburgh Festival Strings, Steuart Bedford & Henry Purcell
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 1 - Symphony
06:48
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 1 - "Now the Night Is Chas'd Away"
02:42
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 1 - "Let the Fifes and the Clarions....Dance"
02:05
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 1 - "When a Cruel Long Winter"
02:50
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 1 - "Hail! Great Parent Of Us All" (Reprise)
02:16
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 1 - "Thus the Ever Grateful Spring"
02:48
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 1 - "Here's the Summer, Sprightly Gay"
01:14
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 1 - "See, My Many-Coloured Fields"
03:01
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 1 - "Next, Winter Comes Slowly, Pale"
02:58
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 1 - "Hail! Great Parent Of Us All"
02:18
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 2 - Prelude..."Come, All Ye Songsters Of the Sky"
02:32
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 2 - "The Songsters...May the God Of Wit Inspire"
01:57
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 2 - "Echo...Now Join Your Warbling Voices All"
02:14
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 2 - "Fill Up the Bowl"
06:37
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 2 - "See, Even Night Herself Is Here"
05:24
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 2 - "I Am Come To Lock All Fast"
00:42
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 2 - "One Charming Night"
02:15
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 2 - "Hush, No More"
04:04
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 2 - Dance For the Followers Of Night
01:27
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 3 - Overture
01:44
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 3 - "If Love's a Sweet Passion...I Press Her Hand"
02:40
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 3 - "O Let Me Weep, For Ever Weep"
07:48
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 3 - "Now the Maids and the Men Are Making Of Hay"
03:43
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 3 - A Dance Of Haymakers
00:55
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 3 - "A Thousand, Thousand Ways"
03:06
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 3 - Hornpipe and Rondeau
02:33
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 4 - Symphony
01:28
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 4 - "Hark! Hark the Echoing Air"
02:30
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 4 - "Sure the Dull God Of Marriage"
02:25
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 4 - "See, I Obey"
01:50
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 4 - "Turn Then Thine Eyes"
01:10
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 4 - "My Torch Indeed...They Shall Be As Happy"
02:57
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 4 - Chaconne
03:33
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 4 - "They Shall Be As Happy"
00:54
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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626 - Realised: Imogen Holst & Benjamin Britten / Act 1 - Overture
02:17
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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas - Realised: Imogen Holst & Benjamin Britten / Act 1 - "Shake the cloud from off your brow"
01:09
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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas - Realised: Imogen Holst & Benjamin Britten - Act 1 - "Ah! Belinda, I am prest"
05:15
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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas - Realised: Imogen Holst & Benjamin Britten - Act 1 - "Whence could so much virtue spring?"
02:06
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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas - Realised: Imogen Holst & Benjamin Britten - Act 1 - "Fear no danger to ensue"
01:36
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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas - Realised: Imogen Holst & Benjamin Britten - Act 1 - "See your royal guest appears"
05:13
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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas - Realised: Imogen Holst & Benjamin Britten - Act 1 - Prelude for the Witches - "Wayward Sisters"
03:19
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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas - Realised: Imogen Holst & Benjamin Britten - Act 1 - "Ruin'd ere the set of sun?"
05:28
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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas - Realised: Imogen Holst & Benjamin Britten - Act 2 - Ritornelle - "Thanks to these lonesome dales"
03:44
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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas - Realised: Imogen Holst & Benjamin Britten - Act 2 - "Oft she visits this lov'd mountain"
02:29
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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas - Realised: Imogen Holst & Benjamin Britten - Act 2 - "Behold, upon my bending spear"
01:20
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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas - Realised: Imogen Holst & Benjamin Britten - Act 2 - "Stay, Prince, and hear great Jove's command"
06:05
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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas - Realised: Imogen Holst & Benjamin Britten - Act 3 - Prelude - "Come away, fellow sailors"
02:17
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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas - Realised: Imogen Holst & Benjamin Britten - Act 3 - "See the flags and streamers curling"
03:19
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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas - Realised: Imogen Holst & Benjamin Britten - Act 3 - "Your counsel all is urg'd in vain"
03:40
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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626 - Realised: Imogen Holst & Benjamin Britten / Act 3 - "But death, alas!...When I am laid in earth"
06:29
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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626 - Realised: Imogen Holst & Benjamin Britten / Act 3 - "With drooping wings ye cupids come"
04:59
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