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Countertenor duets and solos, by Henry Purcell and John Blow

Label
Countertenor duets and solos
Title
Countertenor duets and solos
Statement of responsibility
by Henry Purcell and John Blow
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • englat
  • englat
  • eng
Related
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • biography of composer or author
  • historical information
Date time place
Recorded 14-15 May, 1987
Form of composition
songs
Format of music
not applicable
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
James Bowman, Michael Chance, countertenors ; The King's Consort ; Robert King, director
Label
Countertenor duets and solos, by Henry Purcell and John Blow
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • For 2 countertenors & continuo (bass viol, chamber organ, harpsichord, lute and/or theorbo) ; 3rd & 8th works for solo countertenor and continuo ; 2nd, 4th, 7th & 9th also include 2 recorders
  • First two works excerpts from odes ; 4th, 6th & 7th from incidental music to plays
  • Compact disc (DDD)
  • Program and biographical notes by Robert King; song texts in English or Latin with English translations (11 p. : ports.) in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sound the trumpet : from Come ye sons of art, Z323 (2:21) ; In vain the am'rous flute : from Hail, bright Cecilia, Z328 (6:03) ; O solitude, my sweetest choice : Z406 (5:41) ; Sing, sing ye druids : from Bonduca, Z574 (2:37) ; O dive custos Auriacae domus : an elegy upon the death of Queen Mary, Z514 (6:59) ; No, resistance is but vain : from The maid's last prayer, Z601 (4:34) ; Hark how the songsters : from Timon of Athens, Z632 (2:59) ; Incassum, Lesbia, rogas : The Queen's Epicedium, Z383 (7:43) / Purcell -- Ah, heav'n! What is't I hear! (3:16) ; Ode on the death of Mr. Henry Purcell (21:50) / Blow
Dimensions
43/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc (72 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MLL CD 385
Other control number
3457116253
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
CDA 66253
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (LGTO)(RLIN)MAHS90-R411
  • (NRN)DCY5443
  • (OCoLC)ocn370285967
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Countertenor duets and solos, by Henry Purcell and John Blow
Publication
Note
  • For 2 countertenors & continuo (bass viol, chamber organ, harpsichord, lute and/or theorbo) ; 3rd & 8th works for solo countertenor and continuo ; 2nd, 4th, 7th & 9th also include 2 recorders
  • First two works excerpts from odes ; 4th, 6th & 7th from incidental music to plays
  • Compact disc (DDD)
  • Program and biographical notes by Robert King; song texts in English or Latin with English translations (11 p. : ports.) in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sound the trumpet : from Come ye sons of art, Z323 (2:21) ; In vain the am'rous flute : from Hail, bright Cecilia, Z328 (6:03) ; O solitude, my sweetest choice : Z406 (5:41) ; Sing, sing ye druids : from Bonduca, Z574 (2:37) ; O dive custos Auriacae domus : an elegy upon the death of Queen Mary, Z514 (6:59) ; No, resistance is but vain : from The maid's last prayer, Z601 (4:34) ; Hark how the songsters : from Timon of Athens, Z632 (2:59) ; Incassum, Lesbia, rogas : The Queen's Epicedium, Z383 (7:43) / Purcell -- Ah, heav'n! What is't I hear! (3:16) ; Ode on the death of Mr. Henry Purcell (21:50) / Blow
Dimensions
43/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc (72 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MLL CD 385
Other control number
3457116253
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
CDA 66253
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (LGTO)(RLIN)MAHS90-R411
  • (NRN)DCY5443
  • (OCoLC)ocn370285967
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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