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Purcell: The Fairy Queen

3 Compact Disc / 2CD+CD-ROM
10 Oct 2011

Barcode: 5099908819222

Composer: Henry Purcell
Other participants: Lorraine Hunt * Catherine Pierard * Susan Bickley * Howard Crook * Mark Padmore * a.o. * Schütz Choir of London * London Classical Players * Roger Norrington

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Prelude: The Fairy Queen Z629, First Musick  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
02 Hornpipe: The Fairy Queen Z629, First Musick  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
03 Air: The Fairy Queen Z629, Second Musick  - London Classical Players/Lorraine Hunt/Catherine P 
04 Rondeau: The Fairy Queen Z629, Second Musick  - London Classical Players/Lorraine Hunt/Catherine P 
05 Overture: The Fairy Queen Z629  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
06 Song in Two Parts: Come let us leave the town (LH/RW) (Album Version): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 1  - Lorraine Hunt/Richard Wistreich/London Classical P 
07 Scene of the Drunken Poet: Fill up the bowl: The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 1  - Lorraine Hunt/Catherine Pierard/Susan Bickley/Howa 
08 First Act Tune: Jig: The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 1  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
09 Song: Come all ye songsters of the sky (HC): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 2  - Howard Crook/London Classical Players/Sir Roger No 
10 Prelude: The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 2  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
11 Trio: May the God of Wit imspire (HC/MP/RW): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 2  - Howard Crook/Mark Padmore/Richard Wistreich/London 
12 Echo (trumpet) (Album Version): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 2  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
13 Chorus: Now join your Warbling Voices all (Chorus): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 2  - Schütz Choir of London/London Classical Players/Si 
14 Song and Chorus & Fairies Dance: Sing while we trip it (CP/Chorus): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 2  - Catherine Pierard/Schütz Choir of London/London Cl 
15 Song: See, even Night herself is here (SB): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 2  - Susan Bickley/London Classical Players/Sir Roger N 
16 Song: I am come to lock all fast (LH): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 2  - Lorraine Hunt/London Classical Players/Sir Roger N 
17 Song: One charming Night (MP): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 2  - Mark Padmore/London Classical Players/Sir Roger No 
18 Song and Chorus: Hush, no more (RW/Chorus): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 2  - Richard Wistreich/Schütz Choir of London/London Cl 
19 Dance of the Followers of Night: The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 2  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
20 Second Act Tune: Air: The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 2  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
21 Song in Two Parts and Chorus: If Love's a Sweet Passion (CP/Chorus): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 3  - Catherine Pierard/Schütz Choir of London/London Cl 
22 Overture: Symphony while the Swans come forward: The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 3  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
23 Dance of the Fairies: The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 3  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
24 Dance of the Green Men: The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 3  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
25 Song: Ye Gentle Spirits of the Air (LH): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 3  - Lorraine Hunt/London Classical Players/Sir Roger N 
26 Coridon and Mopsa Dialogue: Now the maids and the men (MP/RW): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 3  - Mark Padmore/Richard Wistreich/London Classical Pl 
27 Dance of the Haymakers: The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 3  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
28 Song: When I have often heard (CP): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 3  - Catherine Pierard/London Classical Players/Sir Rog 
29 Song and Chorus: A Thousand, Thousand ways (HC/RW/Chorus): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 3  - Howard Crook/Richard Wistreich/London Classical Pl 
30 Third Act Tune: Hornpipe: The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 3  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
Disc 2 
01 Symphony: The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 4  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
02 Solo and Chorus: Now the Night is chased away (CP/Chorus): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 4  - Catherine Pierard/Schütz Choir of London/London Cl 
03 Duet: Let the Fifes, and the Clarions (HC/MP): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 4  - Howard Crook/Mark Padmore/London Classical Players 
04 Entry of Phoebus: The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 4  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
05 Song: When a cruel long Winter (MP): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 4  - Mark Padmore/London Classical Players/Sir Roger No 
06 Chorus: Hail! Great Parent of us all (Chorus): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 4  - Schütz Choir of London/London Classical Players/Si 
07 Song: Thus the ever Grateful Spring (LH): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 4  - Lorraine Hunt/London Classical Players/Sir Roger N 
08 Song: Here's the Summer (HC): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 4  - Howard Crook/London Classical Players/Sir Roger No 
09 Song: See my many Colour'd Fields (MP): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 4  - Mark Padmore/London Classical Players/Sir Roger No 
10 Song: Next Winter comes Slowly (DWJ): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 4  - David Wilson-Johnson/London Classical Players/Sir 
11 Chorus: Hail! Great Parent (Chorus) (reprise): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 4  - Schütz Choir of London/London Classical Players/Si 
12 Fourth Act Tune: Air: The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 4  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
13 Prelude: The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 5  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
14 Epithalamium: Thrice happy Lovers (SB): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 5  - Susan Bickley/London Classical Players/Sir Roger N 
15 Song: The Plaint: O let me weep (LH): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 5  - Lorraine Hunt/London Classical Players/Sir Roger N 
16 Entry Dance: The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 5  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
17 Symphony: The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 5  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
18 Song: Thus the gloomy World (MP): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 5  - Mark Padmore/London Classical Players/Sir Roger No 
19 Solo and Chorus: Thus Happy and Free (CP/Chorus): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 5  - Catherine Pierard/Schütz Choir of London/London Cl 
20 Song: Yes, Daphne (HC): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 5  - Howard Crook/London Classical Players/Sir Roger No 
21 Monkeys' Dance: The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 5  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
22 Song: Hark! how all things (SB): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 5  - Susan Bickley/London Classical Players/Sir Roger N 
23 Song and Chorus: Hark! now the Echoing air (LH/Chorus): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 5  - Lorraine Hunt/Schütz Choir of London/London Classi 
24 Solos and Chorus: Sure the dull God of Marriage (CP/SB/Chorus): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 5  - Catherine Pierard/Susan Bickley/Schütz Choir of Lo 
25 Prelude: The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 5  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
26 Solo: See, see, I obey (DWJ): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 5  - David Wilson-Johnson/London Classical Players/Sir 
27 Duet: Turn then thine eyes (CP/SB): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 5  - Catherine Pierard/Susan Bickley/London Classical P 
28 Solo: My Torch, indeed (DWJ): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 5  - David Wilson-Johnson/London Classical Players/Sir 
29 Trio and Chorus: They shall be as happy as they're fair (CP/SB/DWJ/Chorus): The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 5  - Catherine Pierard/Susan Bickley/David Wilson-Johns 
30 Chaconne: Dance of the Chinese Man and Woman: The Fairy Queen Z629, ACT 5  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
Disc 3 
01 Libretto: The Fairy Queen Z629  - Lorraine Hunt/Catherine Pierard/Susan Bickley/Howa 
02 Synopsis: The Fairy Queen Z629  - Lorraine Hunt/Catherine Pierard/Susan Bickley/Howa 


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