Henry Purcell - Wilfred Brown, April Cantelo, Robert Tear, Christopher Keyte, Ian Partridge, The St. Anthony Singers*, The English Chamber Orchestra*, Charles Mackerras* ‎– The Indian Queen

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L'Oiseau-Lyre ‎– SOL 294
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The Indian Queen
A1 (a) First Music
A1 (b) Second Music
A2 (a) Overture
A2 (b) Prologue: Wake, Quivera, Wake, Our Soft Rest Must Cease
Tenor Vocals – Wilfred Brown
A2 (c) Prologue: Why Should Men Quarrel Here?
Soprano Vocals – April Cantelo
A2 (d) Prologue: By Ancient Prophecies We Have Been Told
Tenor Vocals – Wilfred Brown
A2 (e) Prologue: If These Be They We Welcome Them Our Doom.
Soprano Vocals – April CanteloTenor Vocals – Wilfred Brown
A2 (f) Prologue: Their looks are such thet mercy flows from hence,
Tenor Vocals – Wilfred Brown
A2 (g) Prologue: If So Your Goodness May Your Power Express
Soprano Vocals – April CanteloTenor Vocals – Wilfred Brown
A3 (a) Act 2: Symphony
A3 (b) Act 2: I Come To Sing Great Zempoalla's Story
Chorus – St. Anthony SingersTenor Vocals – Robert Tear
A3 (c) Act 2: What Flattering Noise Is This
Bass Vocals – Christopher KeyteTenor Vocals – Wilfred Brown, Ian Partridge
A3 (d) Act 2: Scorn'd Envy, Here's Nothing That Thou Canst Blast
Tenor Vocals – Robert Tear
A3 (e) Act 2: I Fly From The Place Where Flattery Reigns
Bass Vocals – Christopher KeyteTenor Vocals – Wilfred Brown, Ian Partridge
A3 (f) Act 2: Begone, Curst Friends Of Hell
Tenor Vocals – Robert Tear
A3 (g) Act 2: I Come To Sing Great Zempoalla's Story
Chorus – St. Anthony SingersTenor Vocals – Robert Tear
B1 (a) Act 3: Warlike Dance
B1 (b) Act 3: Ye Twice Ten Hundred Deities ... By The Croaking Of The Toad
Bass Vocals – Christopher Keyte
B1 (c) Act 3: Symphony
B1 (d) Act 3: Seek Not To Know What Must Not Be Reveal'd
Tenor Vocals – Ian Partridge
B1 (e) Act 3: Trumpet Overture
B1 (f) Act 3: Ah, How Happy Are We!
Tenor Vocals – Wilfred Brown, Ian Partridge
B1 (g) Act 3: We The Spirits Of The Air
Chorus – St. Anthony SingersTenor Vocals – Wilfred Brown, Ian Partridge
B1(h) Act 3: I Attempt From Love's Sickness To Fly In Vain
Soprano Vocals – April Cantelo
B1 (i) Act 3: We The Spirits Of The Air
Chorus – St. Anthony SingersTenor Vocals – Wilfred Brown, Ian Partridge
B1(j) Act 3: Third Act Tune
B2 Act 4: Song: They Tell Us That Your Mighty Powers ... To Suffer For Him Gives An Ease To My Pains;
Soprano Vocals – April Cantelo
B3 (a) Act 5: While Thus We Bow Before The Shrine
Chorus – St. Anthony Singers
B3 (b) Act 5: You Who At The Altar Stand
Bass Vocals – Christopher KeyteChorus – St. Anthony Singers
B3 (c) Act 5: All's Prepared
Chorus – St. Anthony Singers
B3 (d) Act 5: Let All Unhallow'd Souls Begone
Bass Vocals – Christopher Keyte
B3 (e) Act 5: All Is Done
Chorus – St. Anthony Singers
B3 (f) Act 5: Now In Procession Walk Along
Bass Vocals – Christopher Keyte
B3 (g) Act 5: All Dismal Sounds Thus On These Off'rings Wait
Chorus – St. Anthony Singers

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Alternative Title: "An Essay of Musick compos'd for the Play 'The Indian Queen' by John Dryden and Sir Robert Howard".
An insert containing the text and tracklist is included.
Front cover, only, laminated (Clarifoll).

Rear cover info:
- © 1966, Edition de L'Oiseau-Lyre, Monaco.
- Note: The edition used for this performance is based on the one made by Arnold Goldsborough.
- Credited notes in English (only).
- Stereo playable Mono.
- Made in England.

Center-labels info:
- ℗ 1966
- Made in England ·The Decca Record Co. Ltd.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Stamped Side A (7 is Hand Etched) (C2 tilted)): ZTT-687-2A 7 C2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Stamped Side B (7 is Hand Etched) (2 D tilted)): ZTT-688-4A 7 2 D

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