Portrait of a Legend

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/8/2004
  • Label: Harmonia Mundi Fr.
  • UPC: 794881735921
  • Catalog Number: 290261
  • Sales rank: 312,731

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Fairy Queen, semi-opera, Z. 629: Act 2. Come all ye songsters of the sky - Henry Purcell & Alfred Deller (1:57)
  2. 2 The Fairy Queen, semi-opera, Z. 629: Act 2. Prelude - Henry Purcell & Alfred Deller (0:41)
  3. 3 The Fairy Queen, semi-opera, Z. 629: Act 2. May the God of Wit inspire / While Echo - Henry Purcell & Maurice Bevan (2:05)
  4. 4 The Fairy Queen, semi-opera, Z. 629: Act 3. Dialogue - Henry Purcell & Alfred Deller (3:50)
  5. 5 The Fairy Queen, semi-opera, Z. 629: Act 4. Symphony - Henry Purcell & Alfred Deller (1:05)
  6. 6 The Fairy Queen, semi-opera, Z. 629: Act 5. Thus, thus the gloomy world - Henry Purcell & Alfred Deller (4:48)
  7. 7 The Fairy Queen, semi-opera, Z. 629: Act 5. Thus happy and free - Henry Purcell & Alfred Deller (0:51)
  8. 8 The Fairy Queen, semi-opera, Z. 629: Act 5. Yes, Xansi, in your looks I find - Henry Purcell & Alfred Deller (2:09)
  9. 9 The Fairy Queen, semi-opera, Z. 629: Act 5. Monkey's Dance - Henry Purcell & Alfred Deller (0:59)
  10. 10 King Arthur, or, The British Worthy, semi-opera, Z. 628: Act 1. Scene 2. I call ye all - Henry Purcell & Alfred Deller (2:30)
  11. 11 King Arthur, or, The British Worthy, semi-opera, Z. 628: Act 5. Scene 2. Fairest Isle - Henry Purcell & William Christie (2:50)
  12. 12 The Indian Queen, semi-opera, Z. 630: Act 1. Wake, Quivera, wake - Henry Purcell & Deller Choir (2:32)
  13. 13 The Indian Queen, semi-opera, Z. 630: Act 3. Trumpet Overture - Henry Purcell & Alfred Deller (2:42)
  14. 14 The Indian Queen, semi-opera, Z. 630: Act 3. Ah, how happy are we / We the spirits of th - Henry Purcell & William Christie (4:00)
  15. 15 The Indian Queen, semi-opera, Z. 630: Act 3. I attempt from Love's sickness - Henry Purcell & William Christie (2:09)
  16. 16 Olinda in the shades unseen, song, Z. 404 - Henry Purcell & Alfred Deller (2:21)
  17. 17 Thus to a ripe, consenting maid (from "Old Batchelor"), song, Z. 607/10 - Henry Purcell & Alfred Deller (2:44)
  18. 18 How happy's the husband (from "Love Triumphant"), song, Z. 582/1 - Henry Purcell & Alfred Deller (1:18)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Incipit Lamentatio Jeremiae - Gregorian Chant & Deller Consort (5:04)
  2. 2 Te lucis ante terminum (Procul recedant somnia) (I), motet for 5 voices, P. 214 - Thomas Tallis & Deller Consort (2:11)
  3. 3 Leçon de Ténèbres 2, for treble voice & continuo (Leçons de Ténèbres) - François Couperin & Michel Chapuis (13:20)
  4. 4 Jubilate Domino, omnis terra, for alto, viola da gamba & continuo, BuxWV 64 - Dietrich Buxtehude & Michel Chapuis (8:02)
  5. 5 In guilty night, sacred song, Z. 134 - Henry Purcell & Maurice Bevan (9:24)
  6. 6 Great King of Gods (Lord of Lords), anthem for voices - Orlando Gibbons & Deller Consort (6:04)
  7. 7 Ave verum corpus, for 5 voices (doubtful) - Giovanni Pierliugi Palestrina & Alfred Deller (9:01)
  8. 8 Cantabo Domino for 4 voices - Alessandro Grandi & Alfred Deller (3:24)
Disc 3
  1. 1 The Wind and the Rain - Anonymous & William Shakespeare (2:29)
  2. 2 It Was a Lover and His Lass, for voice, lute & bass viol - Thomas Morley & William Shakespeare (2:55)
  3. 3 Misteresse mine, well may you fare (O Mistress Mine), song for voice with lute & bass viol - Thomas Morley & William Shakespeare (1:22)
  4. 4 Willow Song - Andrew Lloyd Webber & William Shakespeare (4:54)
  5. 5 Calleno custure me - Anonymous & William Shakespeare (3:09)
  6. 6 Miserere My Maker - Anonymous, English & William Shakespeare (5:44)
  7. 7 I Care Not for These Ladies for voice, lute & bass viol - Thomas Campion & William Shakespeare (1:47)
  8. 8 Of All the Birds That I Do Know - John Bartlet & William Shakespeare (1:12)
  9. 9 What Then Is Love but Mourning - Philip Rosseter & William Shakespeare (2:20)
  10. 10 The self-banish'd (A Minuet) - John Blow & Alfred Deller (2:30)
  11. 11 Glory of the Arcadian groves - Jeremiah Clarke & Alfred Deller (2:10)
  12. 12 Fine knacks for ladies (Second Book of Songs), for 4 voices & lute - John Dowland & Alfred Deller (2:33)
  13. 13 Flow, my tears, fall from your springs (Second Book of Songs), for 2 voices & lute - John Dowland & Alfred Deller (5:37)
  14. 14 If music be the food of love, song, Z. 379 (3 settings) - Henry Purcell & William Christie (2:24)
  15. 15 From rosir bow'rs (from "Don Quixote"), song, Z. 578/9 - Henry Purcell & William Christie (7:15)
  16. 16 O solitude, my sweetest choice, song, Z. 406 - Henry Purcell & Alfred Deller (5:57)
  17. 17 Pien d'amoroso affetto - Giulio Caccini & Alfred Deller (3:31)
  18. 18 Pallidetto qual viola - Claudio Saracini & Alfred Deller (1:07)
  19. 19 Amarilli mia bella, for voice & continuo - Giulio Caccini & Alfred Deller (3:19)
  20. 20 Infirmata, vulnerata, motet for alto, 2 violins & continuo - Alessandro Scarlatti & Irvine Arditti (13:28)
Disc 4
  1. 1 The Three Ravens, folk song - English Traditional & Alfred Deller (2:51)
  2. 2 Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair - American Traditional & Alfred Deller (1:54)
  3. 3 Sweet Nimphe, Come to Thy Lover, for 2 voices - Thomas Morley & Alfred Deller (1:41)
  4. 4 I Go before My Darling - Thomas Morley & Alfred Deller (1:23)
  5. 5 The Oak and the Ash (North Country Maid), folk song - English Traditional & Alfred Deller (3:08)
  6. 6 Barbara Allen (Tennessee) - American Traditional & Alfred Deller (2:30)
  7. 7 Lord Rendal, folk song - English Traditional & Alfred Deller (4:04)
  8. 8 The Water Is Wide (after O Waly, Waly) - American Traditional & Alfred Deller (2:32)
  9. 9 The Tailor and the Mouse, folk song - English Traditional & Alfred Deller (1:28)
  10. 10 Down by the Salley Gardens, folk song - English Traditional & Alfred Deller (2:18)
  11. 11 I Will Give My Love an Apple, folk song - British Isles Traditional & Alfred Deller (1:45)
  12. 12 Miraculous Love's Wounding, for 2 voices - Thomas Morley & Alfred Deller (2:55)
  13. 13 Sweet Kate - Robert Jones & Alfred Deller (1:35)
  14. 14 Bushes and briars, folk song - English Traditional & Alfred Deller (2:34)
  15. 15 The Foggy, Foggy Dew, folk song - English Traditional & Alfred Deller (2:08)
  16. 16 She Moved through the Fair, folk song - Irish Traditional & Alfred Deller (3:39)
  17. 17 Evening Prayer - Anonymous & Alfred Deller (1:02)
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Alfred Deller Primary Artist
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