Purcell: Theatre Music Vol. VII
Rogers Covey-Crump : discography

L'Oiseau Lyre "Florilegium" 414 173-1 [LP]

Playing time: 44'51

April 1976, All Saints' Church, Petersham (tracks 1, 5);
December 1980, St George the Martyr, London (tracks 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 13);
November 1983, Kingsway Hall, London (tracks 7, 10, 11, 12)

Released: 1985

CD reissue:

Decca 475 529-2 (6CD set) (2004)



Purcell: Theatre Music Vol. VII

The Academy of Ancient Music - Christopher Hogwood


Side 1[24:50] 
 1.  Overture in D minor (Z.771) [2:46] 
 2.  King Richard the Second (Z.581)
Retir'd from any mortal's sight Judith Nelson 
 3.  Sir Barnaby Whigg or No Wit Like a Woman's (Z.589)
Blow, Boreas, blow Rogers Covey-Crump & David Thomas 
 4.  Sophonisba or Hannibal's Overthrow (Z.590)
Beneath the poplar's shadow Judith Nelson 
 5.  The English Lawyer (Z.594)
My wife has a tongue Paul Elliott, Alan Byers & Peter Bamber 
 6.  A Fool's Preferment or Three Dukes of Dunstable (Z.571)
I sigh'd and I pin'd Rogers Covey-Crump
There's nothing so fatal as woman Rogers Covey-Crump
Fled is my love Rogers Covey-Crump
'Tis death alone Rogers Covey-Crump
I'll mount to yon blue Coelum Rogers Covey-Crump
I'll sail upon the Dog-star Rogers Covey-Crump
Jenny, 'gin you can love Rogers Covey-Crump & Judith Nelson
If thou wilt give me back my love Rogers Covey-Crump 
 7.  The Indian Emperor, or The Conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards (Z.598)
I look'd, and saw within Emma Kirkby 
 8.  The Knight of Malta (Z.599)
At the close of ev'ning David Thomas, Geoffrey Shaw & Michael George 

Side 2[20:01] 
 9.  'A Dialogue between Thirsis and Daphne' (Z.525)
Why, my Daphne, why complaining? David Thomas & Emma Kirkby 
 10.  The Wives' Excuse, or Cuckolds Make Themselves (Z.612)
Ingrateful love! Rogers Covey-Crump
Hang this whining way of wooing Emma Kirkby
Say, cruel Amoret Rogers Covey-Crump
Corinna, I excuse thy face Rogers Covey-Crump 
 11.  Cleomenes, the Spartan Hero (Z.576)
No, no, poor suff'ring heart Emma Kirkby 
 12.  Regulus, or The Faction of Carthage (Z.586)
Ah me! to many deaths Judith Nelson 
 13.  The Marriage-Hater Match'd (Z.602)
As soon as the chaos Rogers Covey-Crump & David Thomas
How vile are the sordid intregues Emma Kirkby 


Emma Kirkby, soprano
Judith Nelson, soprano
Rogers Covey-Crump, tenor
Paul Elliott, tenor
Alan Byers, tenor
Peter Bamber, tenor
David Thomas, bass
Geoffrey Shaw, bass
Michael George, bass

The Academy of Ancient Music
directed by Christopher Hogwood, harpsichord