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Author Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695.

Title Music for Queen Mary : a celebration of the life and death of Queen Mary (1689-1695)
Published Australia : Sony Classical, [1995]
℗1995

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Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  781.599 Pur/Mfm  Unavailable C19
Description 1 audio disc (76 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + notes
4 3/4 in
Contents I was glad (3:56) ; Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem (6:57) / Henry Purcell -- Whilst he abroad does like the sun (1:54) ; The sullen years are past (2:18) /John Blow -- Stript of their green our groves appear (4:04) ; Ode for Queen Mary's birthday : Symphony (3:43) ; Now does the glorious day appear (1:19) ; Not any one such joy could bring (1:49) ; This does our fertile island with glory crown (2:39) ; Now does the glorious day appear (1:18) ; It was a work of full as great a weight (1:52) ; By beauteous softness mixt with majesty (3:20) ; Her hero, to whose conduct and whose arms (1:37) ; Our dear religion (1:40) ; No more shall we the great Eliza boast (1:14) ; Symphony (1:33) ; Now with one united voice (1:37) ; O dive custos (6:25) ; Incassum, Lesbia (7:00) / Henry Purcell
The Queen's farewell. March / Thomas Tollet (3:29) -- The Queen's farewell. March / James Paisible (4:35) -- March / Henry Purcell (2:04) -- The Burial Service : I am the resurrection (Morley) (6:20) ; Thou knowest, Lord (Purcell) (1:45) ; Canzona (Purcell) (2:24) I heard a voice (Morley) (1:28)
Notes Compact disc
Sony Classical: SK 66243
Programme notes by Bruce Wood in English, French, German with texts of songs, with English translations if appropriate ([32] p.) inserted in container
"Complete music for Queen Mary's funeral, newly assembled and edited, and performed in Westminster Abbey by the Abbey Choir for the first time since 1695" -- container insert
Performer Featuring Emma Kirkby, soprano ; Michael Chance, countertenor ; Westminster Abbey Choir ; New London Consort ; Martin Neary, organ, harpsichord, director
Event Recorded in Westminster Abbey, May, 1994
Subject Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices)
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices)
Genre/Form Funeral music.
Sound recordings.
Author Neary, Martin.
Chance, Michael.
Kirkby, Emma.
Westminster Abbey. Choir.
New London Consort.
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