Purcell - Tyrannic Love

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Purcell - Tyrannic Love

Louis-Noel Bestion de Camboulas, Eugenie Lefebvre (soprano), Etienne Bazola (baritone),...

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Here’s a timely reminder that, even in the seemingly bleakest times, there’s always hope. ‘Tyrannic Love’, the new disc on Alpha from Louis-Noël Bestion de Camboulas and his Ensemble Les Surprises, gathers together music by Henry Purcell and his contemporaries from the extraordinary explosion of artistic activity that followed periods of civil strife (the Civil War and Cromwellian Commonwealth), natural and man-made disasters (the Great Plague and Great Fire of London). When the monarchy was restored and Charles II returned from French exile in 1660, he brought with him ambitions to emulate the cultural glories of the French court, ... read more

Here’s a timely reminder that, even in the seemingly bleakest times, there’s always hope. ‘Tyrannic Love’, the new disc on Alpha from Louis-Noël Bestion de Camboulas and his Ensemble Les Surprises, gathers together music by Henry Purcell and his contemporaries from the extraordinary explos... read more

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