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Sylvia McNair: The Echoing Air

The Music of Henry Purcell

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Title Sylvia McNair: The Echoing Air

The Music of Henry Purcell
Description Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Part I
-Staircase Overture
-"If Music Be the Food of Love" Z397C (Henry Heveningham)
-Cebell
-"To Arms"
-"Tell Me, Some Pitying Angel" Z 196 (Nahum Tate)
-Slow Air

Part II

-"We Come To Sing"
-"Oh! Lead Me to Some Peaceful Gloom" Z 574/17a (Bonduca, 1695)
-"O Solitude" Z 406 (Katherine Philips)
-"Hark! Hark! the Echoing Air" Z629/48bc (The Fairy Queen, 1692)
-Trumpet Tune

Part III
-"Sweeter Than Roses" Z585/1 (Richard Norton) (Pausanias, 1695)
-"Fairest Isle" Z628/38 (John Dryden)(King Arthur, 1691)
-"She That Would Gain a Faithful Lover" Z414 (Lady E-. M-.)
-"Cupid, the Slyest Rogue Alive" Z367 (after•nach•d'après Theocritus)
-"I Attempt from Love's Sickness To Fly" Z630/17h (The Indian Queen, 1695)
-Jig

Part IV
-"Music for a While" Z583/2 (John Dryden)
-"The Fatal Hour Comes On Apace" Z421
-"Hear, Mighty Love"
-Plainte: "O, Let Me Weep" Z629/40ab (The Fairy Queen, 1692)
-Chacony in G minor, Z 730 g-moll
Creator Philips Classics Productions, CD
Date 1995
Contributor The Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood, director, organ, harpsichord
Sylvia McNair, soprano
Crispian Steele Perkins, trumpet
Simon Standage, violin
Paul O'Dette, archlute
Laurence Dreyfus, cello, viola da gamba
Type Recording

Compact disc

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Citation

Philips Classics Productions, CD, “Sylvia McNair: The Echoing Air

The Music of Henry Purcell,” Cook Music Library Digital Exhibitions, accessed December 5, 2022, https://collections.libraries.indiana.edu/cookmusiclibrary/items/show/884.