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Music Passion - Night

My music passion for April is “One Charming Night” (Secresy’s song) sung by Andreas Scholl (countertenor). This song is from Henry Purcell’s semi-opera, The Fairy Queen… 95 more words


Music with a kiss

The term baroque is derived from the Italian barocco, meaning bizarre, though exuberant would be a much a better way to describe soprano Natalie Montakhab… 342 more words

Victoria Library

Statue of the Week - Henry Purcell

In London there are many statues and sculptures strewn around.  Some are the obvious icons such as Nelson on his pillar or the Empress Queen Victoria outside Buckingham Palace.  381 more words

My London Life

L'Arpeggiata / Henry Purcell – 'Music for a while'

JUST AS A LOVER of a much-treasured novel approaches a big screen adaptation with a combination of nervousness and excitement, so it was for me with this fascinating new release of Henry Purcell interpretations and improvisations. 766 more words


Song of the Day: "Remember Not, Lord, Our Trangressions" by Henry Purcell

With Lent approaching, my church choir is starting to pull out some of my favorite pieces. Allegri’s “Miserere mei,” Herbert Howell’s “Psalm 121″ from his “Requiem,” Thomas Tallis’ “Salvator Mundi…” 42 more words