London circa 1700: Purcell & his Generation | Mirare MIR368

London circa 1700: Purcell & his Generation


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Label: Mirare

Cat No: MIR368

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Chamber

Release Date: 18th January 2019



At the end of the seventeenth century, London became a city full of promise, the stuff that dreams were made of: theatres and concerts were packed every night and the music publishing market was flourishing.

This great European capital at the height of its economic expansion was extremely attractive to the foreign musicians who settled there in large numbers. It provided a most favourable context for the development of instrumental music, fuelled by the final flowering of the English tradition and by the latest European innovations.

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