Purcell - King Arthur | Erato 9029574004

Purcell - King Arthur

£8.96

Label: Erato

Cat No: 9029574004

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 2

Genre: Opera

Release Date: 26th January 2018

Contents

Artists

Monteverdi Choir
English Baroque Soloists

Conductor

John Eliot Gardiner

Works

Purcell, Henry

King Arthur (The British Worthy), Z628

Artists

Monteverdi Choir
English Baroque Soloists

Conductor

John Eliot Gardiner

About

With its lavish music and elaborate staging, the semi-opera King Arthur is one of the masterpieces in Purcellís works. On a text by the poet John Dryden very freely inspired from Arthurian legend and specifically devised for him, Purcell created a work of great expressive intensity which includes among his most beautiful and well-known arias.

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