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Composer(s): Henry Purcell (16 Jul 1659 - 21 Nov 1695)
Work identifier: M3373
Real Name: The Fairy Queen
Display Name: The Fairy Queen
Work/Opus: Z. 629
Composed: c. 1692
Genre: Opera + Operetta
Genre Type: Opera
Period: Baroque
Instrumentation: Chamber Orchestra
Mvt. 1Prelude  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 2Hornpipe  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 3Air  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 4Rondeau  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 5Overture  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 6Come, come  (Soprano, Bass)
Mvt. 7Fill up the bowl  (Bass, Soprano, Soprano, Mixed chorus)
Mvt. 8Jig  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 9Come all ye songsters  (Tenor)
Mvt. 10May the god of Wit inspire  (Mixed chorus)
Mvt. 11Now join your warbling voices all  (Mixed chorus)
Mvt. 12Sing while we trip  (Soprano, Mixed chorus)
Mvt. 13Night  (Soprano)
Mvt. 14Mystery  (Soprano)
Mvt. 15Secrecy  (Counter-tenor)
Mvt. 16Sleep  (Bass, Mixed chorus)
Mvt. 17Dance for the Followers of Night  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 18Second Act Tune: Air  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 19If love's a sweet passion - I press her hand  (Soprano, Mixed chorus)
Mvt. 20Symphony while swans come forward  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 21Dance for the Fairies  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 22Dance for the Green Men  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 23Ye gentle spirits  (Soprano)
Mvt. 24Dialogue between Coridon and Mopsa  (Bass, Counter-tenor)
Mvt. 25Dance for the Haymakers  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 26A Nymph  (Soprano)
Mvt. 27A thousand, thousand ways  (Bass, Tenor, Mixed chorus)
Mvt. 28Third Act Tune: Hornpipe  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 29Act Four. Symphony  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 30An Attendant - Chorus: Now the night is chas'd away  (Soprano, Mixed chorus)
Mvt. 31Let the fifes and the clarions  (Tenor, Tenor)
Mvt. 32Entry of Phoebus  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 33Phoebus  (Tenor)
Mvt. 34Hail! Great parent of us all  (Mixed chorus)
Mvt. 35Spring  (Soprano)
Mvt. 36Summer  (Counter-tenor)
Mvt. 37Autumn  (Tenor)
Mvt. 38Winter  (Baritone)
Mvt. 39Hail!  (Mixed chorus)
Mvt. 40Fourth Act Tune: Air  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 41Act Five. Prelude  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 42Juno: Thrice Happy Lovers  (Soprano)
Mvt. 43The Plaint  (Soprano)
Mvt. 44Entry Dance  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 45Symphony  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 46A Chinese Man  (Tenor)
Mvt. 47A Chinese Woman: 'Thus happy and free...'  (Soprano, Mixed chorus)
Mvt. 48Yes, Xansi  (Tenor)
Mvt. 49Monkey's Dance  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 50Hark! How all things  (Soprano)
Mvt. 51Hark! The echoing air  (Soprano, Mixed chorus)
Mvt. 52Two Chinese Women - Chorus  (Soprano, Soprano, Mixed chorus)
Mvt. 53Prelude  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 54Hymen: See, see I obey  (Baritone, Soprano, Soprano)
Mvt. 55Duet: Turn then thine eyes  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 56Two Chinese Women and Hymen  (Baritone, Soprano, Soprano)
Mvt. 57Chaconne  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 58They shall be as happy  (Mixed chorus)
Mvt. 59Act Five: Air  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 60Air  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 61Act IV: Sonata while the sun rises: Allegro  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 62Act IV: Sonata while the sun rises: Canzona  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 63Act IV: Sonata while the sun rises: Adagio  (Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 64Act IV: Sonata while the sun rises: Allegro - Adagio - Allegro  (Chamber Orchestra)
Composer(s): Henry Purcell (16 Jul 1659 - 21 Nov 1695)
Recording identifier: M2147487243
Real Name: The Fairy Queen
Display Name: The Fairy Queen
Work/Opus: Z. 629
Composed: c. 1692
Genre: Opera + Operetta
Genre Type: Opera
Period: Baroque
Instrumentation: Chamber Orchestra
Ensemble: Symphony of Harmony and Invention
Conductor: Harry Christophers
Label: Coro
Catalogue Number: COR16005
CD Media ID: 4024AB
Recording Location: St. Bartholomew's Church, Orford, Suffolk
Mvt. 1Prelude (1'50'')
Mvt. 2Hornpipe (0'55'')
Mvt. 3Air (0'53'')
Mvt. 4Rondeau (1'37'')
Mvt. 5Overture (1'26'')
Mvt. 6Come, come (2'56'')
Ann Murray (Mezzo-soprano)
Michael George (Bass)
Mvt. 7Fill up the bowl (6'13'')
Richard Suart (Bass)
Gillian Fisher (Soprano)
Lorna Anderson (Soprano)
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Mvt. 8Jig (1'14'')
Mvt. 9Come all ye songsters (2'4'')
John Mark Ainsley (Tenor)
Mvt. 10May the god of Wit inspire (4'17'')
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Mvt. 11Now join your warbling voices all (0'31'')
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Mvt. 12Sing while we trip (2'7'')
Lorna Anderson (Soprano)
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Mvt. 13Night (4'39'')
Gillian Fisher (Soprano)
Mvt. 14Mystery (1'12'')
Ann Murray (Mezzo-soprano)
Mvt. 15Secrecy (2'26'')
Michael Chance (Counter-tenor)
Mvt. 16Sleep (4'4'')
Michael George (Bass)
Sixteen
Mvt. 17Dance for the Followers of Night (1'16'')
Mvt. 18Second Act Tune: Air (1'17'')
Mvt. 19Act Three. Soprano Solo: If love's a sweet passion - Chorus: I press her hand (4'27'')
Ann Murray (Mezzo-soprano)
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Mvt. 20Symphony while swans come forward (1'49'')
Mvt. 21Dance for the Fairies (0'53'')
Mvt. 22Dance for the Green Men (1'40'')
Mvt. 23Ye gentle spirits (5'25'')
Ann Murray (Mezzo-soprano)
Mvt. 24Dialogue between Coridon and Mopsa (3'50'')
Michael George (Bass)
Michael Chance (Counter-tenor)
Mvt. 25Dance for the Haymakers (0'55'')
Mvt. 26A Nymph (3'9'')
Gillian Fisher (Soprano)
Mvt. 27A thousand, thousand ways (2'40'')
John Mark Ainsley (Tenor)
Michael George (Bass)
Sixteen
Mvt. 28Third Act Tune: Hornpipe (1'0'')
Mvt. 29Act Four. Symphony (6'17'')
Mvt. 30An Attendant - Chorus: Now the night is chas'd away (2'3'')
Gillian Fisher (Soprano)
Sixteen
Mvt. 31Let the fifes and the clarions (1'25'')
Simon Berridge (Tenor)
Philip Daggett (Tenor)
Mvt. 32Entry of Phoebus (0'36'')
Mvt. 33Phoebus (2'42'')
Ian Partridge (Tenor)
Mvt. 34Hail! Great parent of us all (1'56'')
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Mvt. 35Spring (2'19'')
Lorna Anderson (Soprano)
Mvt. 36Summer (1'44'')
Michael Chance (Counter-tenor)
Mvt. 37Autumn (2'22'')
Ian Partridge (Tenor)
Mvt. 38Winter (2'26'')
Michael George (Bass)
Mvt. 39Hail! (1'2'')
Sixteen
Mvt. 40Fourth Act Tune: Air (1'6'')
Mvt. 41Act Five. Prelude (1'10'')
Mvt. 42Juno: Thrice Happy Lovers (2'48'')
Gillian Fisher (Soprano)
Mvt. 43The Plaint (7'7'')
Ann Murray (Mezzo-soprano)
Mvt. 44Entry Dance (1'17'')
Mvt. 45Symphony (1'16'')
Mvt. 46A Chinese Man (4'35'')
John Mark Ainsley (Tenor)
Mvt. 47A Chinese Woman: 'Thus happy and free...' (1'30'')
Ann Murray (Mezzo-soprano)
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Mvt. 48Yes, Xansi (2'18'')
John Mark Ainsley (Tenor)
Mvt. 49Monkey's Dance (0'48'')
Mvt. 50Hark! How all things (2'9'')
Gillian Fisher (Soprano)
Mvt. 51Hark! The echoing air (2'44'')
Lorna Anderson (Soprano)
Sixteen
Mvt. 52Two Chinese Women - Chorus (2'34'')
Gillian Fisher (Soprano)
Lorna Anderson (Soprano)
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Mvt. 53Prelude (0'32'')
Mvt. 54Hymen: See, see I obey (4'11'')
Richard Suart (Bass)
Lorna Anderson (Soprano)
Gillian Fisher (Soprano)
Mvt. 55Two Chinese Women and Hymen (1'2'')
Gillian Fisher (Soprano)
Lorna Anderson (Soprano)
Richard Suart (Bass)
Mvt. 56Chaconne (2'44'')
Mvt. 57They shall be as happy (1'19'')
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