DAS ALTE WERK

The Fairy Queen

2 CD 5-inch
1 Sep 2009

Barcode: 0825646869817

Composer: Henry Purcell
Other participants: Elisabeth von Magnus, Sylvia McNair, Michael Chance, Laurence Dale, Robert Holl, Concentus musicus Wien, Arnold Schoenberg Chor

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 The Fairy Queen : Prelude to Act 1  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
02 The Fairy Queen : Air  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
03 The Fairy Queen : Overture to Act 1  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
04 The Fairy Queen : Act 1 "Come, let us leave the town" [Soprano, Bass]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
05 The Fairy Queen : Act 1 "Scene of the Drunken Poet" [First Fairy, Second Fairy, Drunken Poet, Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
06 The Fairy Queen : Act 1 Jig  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
07 The Fairy Queen : Act 2 "Come all ye songsters of the sky" [Tenor]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
08 The Fairy Queen : Act 2 "May the God of Wit inspire" [Counter-Tenor, Tenor, Bass]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
09 The Fairy Queen : Act 2 "Now join your warbling voices all" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
10 The Fairy Queen : Act 2 "Sing while we trip it" [Chorus, Soprano]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
11 The Fairy Queen : Act 2 "See, even Night herself is here" [Night] "I am come to lock all fast" [Mystery] "One charming night" [Secrecy] "Hush, no more" [Sleep, Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
12 The Fairy Queen : Act 2 Air  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
13 The Fairy Queen : Act 3 "If love's a sweet passion" [Dryad, Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
14 The Fairy Queen : Act 3 Symphony while the swans come forward  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
15 The Fairy Queen : Act 3 Dance for the Fairies  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
16 The Fairy Queen : Act 3 Dance for the Green Men  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
17 The Fairy Queen : Act 3 "Ye gentle spirits of the air" [Soprano]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
18 The Fairy Queen : Act 3 "Now the maids and the men" [Coridon, Mopsa] Dance for the Haymakers  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
19 The Fairy Queen : Act 3 "When I have often heard" [Nymph]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
20 The Fairy Queen : Act 3 "A thousand, thousand ways" [Chorus, Counter-Tenor]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
21 The Fairy Queen : Act 3 Hornpipe  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
Disc 2 
01 The Fairy Queen : Act 4 Symphony  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
02 The Fairy Queen : Act 4 "Now the night is chased away" [Attendant, Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
03 The Fairy Queen : Act 4 "Let the fifes and the clarions" [Tenor, Counter-Tenor]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
04 The Fairy Queen : Act 4 "When a cruel long winter" [Phoebus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
05 The Fairy Queen : Act 4 "Hail! Great parent of us all" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
06 The Fairy Queen : Act 5 "Thrice happy lovers" [Juno]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
07 The Fairy Queen : Act 5 "O let me ever, ever weep" [Soprano]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
08 The Fairy Queen : Act 5 "Thus the gloomy world" [Chinese Man] "Thus happy and free" [Chinese Woman, Chorus] "Yes, Daphne" [Chinese Man]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
09 The Fairy Queen : Act 5 Monkey's Dance  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
10 The Fairy Queen : Act 5 "Hark! How all things" [First Woman] "Hark! the echoing air" [Second Woman, Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
11 The Fairy Queen : Act 5 "Sure the dull God of Marriage" [First Woman, Second Woman, Chorus] Prelude "See, I obey" [Hymen] "Turn then thine eyes" [First Woman, Second Woman] "My torch indeed" [Hymen]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
12 The Fairy Queen : Act 5 Chaconne  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
13 The Fairy Queen : Act 5 "They shall be as happy as they're fair" [First Woman, Second Woman, Hymen, Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 


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