Recital

‘Arise, my muse’

Blow Amphion Anglicus – Poor Celadon, he sighs in vain. Venus and Adonis – Suite Clarke Come, come along for a dance and a song – The Glory of the Arcadian Groves Croft Ye tuneful numbers G Gabrieli Sonata XXI Purcell Birthday Ode, Z320 – Arise, my Muse. Celebrate this festival, Z321 – Crown the altar. If music be the food of love, Z379b. Come ye sons of Art, away, Z339 – Strike the viol. Hail! bright Cecilia, Z328 – ’Tis Nature’s voice. King Arthur, Z628 – Fairest Isle. O solitude, my sweetest choice, Z406. Welcome to all the Pleasures, Z339 – Here the deities approve. Yorkshire Feast Song, Z333 – The pale and the purple rose. Fantasia: Three Parts on a Ground, Z731 

Iestyn Davies (counterten) Richard Egarr (hpd) with Tabea Debus, Pamela Thorby (recs) Bojan ČičićStephen Pedder (vns) Julia Kuhn (vn/va) Mark Levy (va da gamba) Wliiam Carter (theo/gtr)

(Wigmore Hall Live)

‘This is a disc that reminds us why live recital programmes are such a valuable part of recorded repertoire...’

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