Santa Cecilia - Purcell, Handel, Haydn

Santa Cecilia - Purcell, Handel, Haydn

by Michel Corboz
     
 

Handel shares his anniversary year with two other composers who hold a prominent place in the musical pantheon, Henry Purcell (born 1659) and Josef Haydn (died 1809). This boxed set from Virgin Classics (3 CDs for the price of 1!) unites these three masters with a work by each of them in honor of St. Cecilia, the patron saint of music. From the Label  See more details below

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Handel shares his anniversary year with two other composers who hold a prominent place in the musical pantheon, Henry Purcell (born 1659) and Josef Haydn (died 1809). This boxed set from Virgin Classics (3 CDs for the price of 1!) unites these three masters with a work by each of them in honor of St. Cecilia, the patron saint of music. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
05/19/2009
Label:
Erato
UPC:
5099926635620
catalogNumber:
66356

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Tracks

  1. Hail, bright Cecilia (Ode for St. Cecilia's Day), for soloists, chorus & instruments, Z. 328
  2. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75
  3. Missa Cellensis, for soloists, chorus, organ & orchestra in C major ("Cantata Mass"), H. 22/5

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