Alfred Deller – Campion, Purcell, Buxtehude
Alfred Deller
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4840518
Barcode
00028948405183
Format
1-CD
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TRACK LISTING / ARTISTS

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE (?1637–1707)

 

1 Jubilate Domino, BuxWV 64                                                                                                          

Alfred Deller, countertenor · Eli Goren, Leonard Friedman, violins

Anna Shuttleworth, cello · Desmond Dupré, viola da gamba

 

2 Fugue in C major, BuxWV 174*                                                                                                    

Denis Vaughan, organ

 

3 In dulci jubilo, BuxWV 52*                                                                                                             

Eileen McLoughlin, soprano · Alfred Deller, countertenor · Maurice Bevan, bass-baritone

Eli Goren, Leonard Friedman, violins · Anna Shuttleworth, cello

Desmond Dupré, viola da gamba · Denis Vaughan, organ

 

FRANCESCO CANOVA DA MILANO (1497–1543)

4 Lute Fantasias Nos. 30 and 40 (ed. A.J. Ness)*

5 Lute Fantasia (unnumbered)°

Desmond Dupré, lute

 

THOMAS CAMPION (1567–1620)

6 Never Weather-beaten Sail

7 Most Sweet and Pleasing are Thy ways, O God                                                                    

8 Author of Light

9 To music bent

 

ANONYMOUS (attrib. CAMPION)

10 Miserere my Maker (c. 1615)

Alfred Deller, countertenor · Desmond Dupré, lute

 

HENRY PURCELL (1659–1695)

11–19 Come, Ye Sons of Art, Z. 323*                                                                                             

Margaret Ritchie, soprano · Alfred Deller, John Whitworth, countertenors · Bruce Boyce, baritone

St. Anthony Singers · Ensemble Orchestral de L’Oiseau-Lyre

Anthony Lewis

 

* FIRST CD RELEASE ON DECCA

° PREVIOUSLY UNPUBLISHED

Track previews
Jubilate Domino, BuxWV60
Come, Ye Sons of Art Away, Z. 323: 1. Overture
Come, Ye Sons of Art Away, Z. 323: 8. These are the sacred charms
Come, Ye Sons of Art Away, Z. 323: 7. Bid the Virtues, bid the Graces
Come, Ye Sons of Art Away, Z. 323: 6. The day that such a blessing gave
Come, Ye Sons of Art Away, Z. 323: 5. Strike the Viol, touch the Lute
Come, Ye Sons of Art Away, Z. 323: 4. Come, Ye Sons of Art
Come, Ye Sons of Art Away, Z. 323: 3. Sound the Trumpet
Come, Ye Sons of Art Away, Z. 323: 2. Come, Ye Sons of Art
Miserere My Maker
Fugue in C Major, BuxWV 174
To Music Bent
Author of Light
Most Sweet And Pleasing Are Thy Ways, O God
Never Weather Beaten Sail
Lute Fantasia 2
Lute Fantasia
In dulci jubilo, BuxWV52
Come, Ye Sons of Art Away, Z. 323: 9. See Nature, rejoicing
Recording information

Recordings: 1955 (Buxtehude, Milano, Campion); 1953 (Purcell)

Remastering Engineer: Chris Bernauer

Original L’Oiseau-Lyre LP Releases: OL 50102 (Campion, Buxtehude, Milano); OL 50166 (Purcell)

Reviews

‘Anthony Lewis shows us again his complete understanding of Purcell’s style … there could be no better introduction to Purcell’s music.’ Gramophone, October 1954 (Purcell)

 

‘A stunning performance … The orchestral playing is a pure joy … Alfred Deller and John Whitworth manage [‘Sound the trumpet’] with extraordinary grace and vocal coloration … a lovely record; highly recommended.’ High Fidelity, May 1955 (Purcell)

 

‘The best record Deller has yet made … exemplary enunciation and beauty of tone … A disc not to miss.’ Gramophone, March 1956 (Buxtehude, Campion)

 

‘Mr. Deller is on good form … The recording is intimate and clear … most desirable.’ High Fidelity, August 1956 (Buxtehude, Campion)