Tags » Henry Purcell

(a bit more than) Six Word Saturday: "music, for a while, shall all your cares beguile"

Henry Purcell (1659-1695) is one of my favourite composers. The title of this post comes from his song, ‘Music for a While.’

I particularly like this recording, sung by countertenor, … 34 more words


I remember Srebenica...

“Did you do this?” asked a Nazi officer. Picasso replied: “No, you did.”


I’ve just come away from reading Ina Vukic’s latest posts.

http://inavukic.com/2015/07/12/is-defending-serbias-aleksandar-vucic-at-srebrenica-the-same-as-defending-adolf-hitler-at-Auschwitz/ 87 more words


Performing Purcell's Operas

In the past month, I’ve gotten to perform in two dramatic works, King Arthur and Dido & Aeneas, by the English composer Henry Purcell (1659-1695). Since I love Purcell’s theatre music, it’s been a good month. 476 more words

Music & Musicology

Página de ópera

Muchas divisiones genéricas provienen de un orden técnico predeterminado por nuestra historia. Imposible hacer obras en línea se aún no se inventa internet. Notamos que no solamente las artes más clásicas son puras, sino que esta unicidad de materias les permite llevarse a cabo con con relativa facilidad. 823 more words


April 19th

As my birthday present, the English department of the school I’m working at bought me a ticket to a concert in Fürth for the first weekend after the Easter break. 741 more words


Eastertide: Short Service

At Choral Evensong on Sunday 3rd May, the Choral Scholars will sing the Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis from the Short Service by English composer Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623). 220 more words

All Saints Fulham