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"RETURN, FOND MUSE"

Henry Purcell & John Playford

 

Songs, Ayres, Grounds & Tunes

from Purcell's Orpheus Britannicus & John Playford's Dancing Master

Anders Dahlin, tenor

 

7 instruments :

2 recorders, 2 violins, bass viol, theorbo, harpsichord

PURCELL : Soft notes and gently raised (A Serenading Song) Z.510

PLAYFORD : The court's Lady ; Northern Nancy ; Greensleeves ; Excuse me

PURCELL : Sing, ye druids (Bonduca, or the Britisch Heroine Z.574)

PURCELL : Divine Andate (Bonduca, or the Britisch Heroine Z.574)

PURCELL : I looked, and saw, within the book of fate (The Indian Emperor or the Conquest of Mexico Z.598)

PLAYFORD / PURCELL : The King of Poland ; Pye Corner ; The old Bachelor ; Lili Burlero

PURCELL : Sonata in three parts n° 2 in B flat major Z.791

PLAYFORD / PURCELL : St-Martin's Lane (La Furstenberg)

PURCELL : Charon the peaceful Shade invites (Dioclesian, or the Prophetess Z.627)

PLAYFORD : Bellamira ; Pell Mell

PLAYFORD / PURCELL : Mr Young's Delight

PURCELL : Your hay it is mow'd and your corn is reap'd (King Arthur, or The British Worthy Z.628)

PLAYFORD / PURCELL : Tye the pig

 

 

PURCELL : The airy violin (Ode for St-Cecilia's Day Z.328)

PURCELL : Two in one upon a groun, chaconne (Dioclesian, or the Prophetess Z.627)

PURCELL : Return, fond muse (Celebrate this festival Z.321)

PURCELL : Why should men quarrel (The Indian Queen Z.630)

PURCELL : Since the toils and the hazards (Dioclesian, or the Prophetess Z.627)

PURCELL : Sonata in three parts n° 9 in c minor Z.799

PURCELL : Music for a while (Oedipus Z.583)

PURCELL : Fantazia 3 parts upon a ground Z.731

PURCELL : Sefauchi's Farewell Z.656

PURCELL : 'Tis death alone can give me ease (A Fool's Preferment or The three Dukes of Dunstable Z.571)

PLAYFORD : Drive the cold winter away

PURCELL : There's nothing so fatal as a woman (A Fool's Preferment or The three Dukes of Dunstable Z.571)

PURCELL : The Bashful Thames (The Yorkshire Feast Song Z.333)

PLAYFORD / PURCELL : The Siege of Limerick (hornpipe)