Purcell* - William Christie, Les Arts Florissants ‎– King Arthur

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Erato ‎– 4509-98535-2
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2 × CD
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KING ARTHUR Or The British Worthy - "A Dramatic Opera"
1-1 Overture 1:56
1-2 Air 1:02
First Act
1-3 "Woden, First To Thee" 2:51
1-4 "The White Horse Neigh'd Aloud" 1:22
1-5 "The Lot Is Cast, And Tanfan Pleas'd" 0:33
1-6 "Brave Souls, To Be Renown'd In Story" 2:46
1-7 "I Call You All To Woden's Hall" 2:06
1-8 "Come If You Dare" / First Act Tune 4:07
Second Act
1-9 "Hither, This Way, This Way Bend" 2:06
1-10 "Let Not A Moonborn Elf Mislead Ye" / "Hither, This Way, This Way Bend" 1:53
1-11 "Come, Follow Me" 2:22
1-12 "How Blest Are Shepherds" 5:18
1-13 "Shepherd, Shepherd, Leave Decoying" 1:53
1-14 "Come, Shepherd, Lead Up A Lively Measure" / Hornpipe 1:39
1-15 Second Act Tune: Air 1:01
Third Act
1-16 Prelude 0:23
1-17 "What Ho ! Thou Genius Of This Isle" 1:01
1-18 Prelude (While The Cold Genius Rises) 4:08
1-19 "Thou Doting Fool" 0:38
1-20 "Great Love, I Know Thee Now" 0:55
1-21 "No Part Of My Dominion" 0:56
1-22 Prelude 0:45
1-23 "See, See, We Assemble" / Dance 1:28
1-24 "Tis I That Have Warm'd Ye" / Ritornello / "Tis Love That Has Warm'd Us" 1:59
1-25 "Sound A Parley" / "Tis Love That Has Warm'd Us" 4:00
1-26 Third Act Tune: Hornpipe 0:47
Fourth Act
2-1 "Two Daughters Of This Aged Stream Are We" 2:35
2-2 Passacaglia / "How Happy The Lovers" / Ritornello / "For Love Every Creature" / "In Vain Are Our Graces" / Chorus Trio 7:11
2-3 Fourth Act Tune: Air 0:40
Fifth Act
2-4 Trumpet Tune 0:47
2-5 "Ye Blust'ring Brethren Of The Skies" 3:24
2-6 Symphony 1:42
2-7 "Round Thy Coast" 3:24
2-8 "For Folded Flocks, And Fruitful Plains" 2:01
2-9 "Your Hay It Is Mow'd" 2:27
2-10 "Fairest Isle" 4:41
2-11 "You Say 'Tis Love" 5:26
2-12 Trumpet Tune (Warlike Consort) 0:35
2-13 "Saint George" 2:07
2-14 "Our Natives Not Alone Appear" 1:05
2-15 Chaconne 3:36

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Notes

℗ © Erato Disques S.A., 1995.
Made in Germany by Warner Music Manufacturing Europe.

This recording was made following performances of 'King Arthur' in Paris (Théâtre du Châtelet) in February 1995.
Recorded 21-22 & 25-26 February 1995, salle Berthier, Paris.

Front Cover: Howard Ward as King Arthur.

Booklet in French, English & German.

Total playing time: 1 hour 32 mn.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 4509-98535-2 5
  • Distribution Code: WE 848
  • Rights Society: BIEM/GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 0200
  • SPARS Code: DDD

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