Purcell: Ode on St. Cecilia's Day 1692 (Hail! Bright Cecilia)
Rogers Covey-Crump : discography


EMI Reflexe CDC 7 47490 2

Playing time: 56'44

Recorded: 3-6.VI.1985, Abbey Road Studios, London

Reissue:


Virgin Veritas VC 5 45160 2 (1995)

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Purcell: Ode on St. Cecilia's Day 1692 (Hail! Bright Cecilia)

Taverner Consort, Choir & Players - Andrew Parrott


Contents:

Hail! Bright Cecilia
Ode for St Cecilia's Day 1692
 1.  Symphony (Introduction) - Canzona & Adagio - Allegro - Grave - Allegro 
(Taverner Players/Andrew Parrott)
[9:51] 
 2.  Hail! Bright Cecilia 
(David Thomas/Emma Kirby/Paul Elliott/Rogers Covey-Crump/Simon Grant/Taverner Choir)
[4:03] 
 3.  Hark! hark! each tree 
(Kevin Smith/Simon Grant)
[4:01] 
 4.  'Tis Nature's voice 
(Rogers Covey-Crump)
[3:27] 
 5.  Soul of the world! 
(Taverner Choir)
[2:37] 
 6.  Thou tun'st this world below 
(Emma Kirkby/Taverner Choir)
[5:52] 
 7.  With that sublime celestial lay 
(Michael Chance/Paul Elliott/Michael George)
[2:40] 
 8.  Voluntary in D minor - Wondrous machine! 
(Robert Woolley/David Thomas)
[6:06] 
 9.  The airy violin 
(Andrew King)
[1:32] 
 10.  In vain the am'rous flute 
(Charles Daniels/Paul Elliott)
[6:04] 
 11.  The fife and all the harmony of war 
(Neil Jenkins)
[3:10] 
 12.  Let these amongst themselves contest 
(David Thomas/Richard Wistreich)
[2:48] 
 13.  Hail! Bright Cecilia 
(Taverner Choir)
[2:16] 
 14.  With rapture of delight - Hail! Bright Cecilia 
(Kevin Smith/Rogers Covey-Crump/Paul Elliott/Simon Grant/Taverner Choir)
[2:09] 


Performers:

Emma Kirkby, soprano
Michael Chance, Kevin Smith, countertenors
Rogers Covey-Crump, Charles Daniels, Paul Elliott, Neil Jenkins, Andrew King, tenors
Michael George, Simon Grant, David Thomas, Richard Wistreich, basses
Roger Woolley, organ

Taverner Consort, Choir & Players
Andrew Parrott, direction