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Nothing No. 47

Nothing, it seems, was beyond him.

George Hall on Henry Purcell (1659-1695) from introductory note to O Solitude: Songs and Arias by Henry Purcell (Decca 2010)


Don't miss Baroque 2000's concert at the Mariannhill Monastery

BAROQUE 2000’s next concert takes place at the Church of the Monastery in Mariannhill on Sunday, November 22 at 11 am. 118 more words

Classical Music

...speaking of Purcell, let's hear something from Weldon

After discovering Dido and Aeneas thanks to thadieu’s recent Anna Caterina Antonacci obsession ;-) I thought I’d relax with a bit of funeral music by Purcell. 69 more words


Henry Purcell - Funeral Music for Queen Mary (perhaps)

The East of England Singers concert this coming Saturday – St John’s Church, Carrington, Saturday 17 October, 7.30pm – will open with music by Henry Purcell. 271 more words

East Of England Singers

Was L’Arpeggiata in der Philharmonie mit Alter Musik anstellt und wie aus Purcell Jazz wird

Wiedererwecken, aber wie?

“Ver-jazzen”, das war im Munde meines Vaters kein Lob, wenn er damit die musikalischen Unternehmungen eines James Last beschrieb. Nachdem ich als junger Kerl Eugen Cicero gehört hatte, lehnte ich mich auf und fand Gefallen an Versuchen, Melodien der Klassik zum Anlass für Ausflüge in Jazz-Variationen zu nehmen. 725 more words


That Sleep of Death

Death scenes from Le Jeune Homme et la Mort ballet & Henry Purcell’s opera, Dido and Aeneas

Both the anonymous young man and Dido, Queen of… 294 more words


September 10 in history

506  The bishops of Visigothic Gaul met in the Council of Agde.

1385 Le Loi, national hero of Viet Nam, founder of the Later Lê Dynasty, was born (d. 486 more words