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King Arthur

King Arthur

(2 Pack)
  • By PURCELL / MEUNIER
  • Release 16/11/2018
  • Media Format CD
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Price: £20.35

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Vox Luminis already boasts an impressive discography, orientated mainly towards sacred music and German repertoire (it's album devoted to music by Heinrich Schütz won the Gramophone 'Best Recording of the Year' Award in 2013). Now this ensemble, founded nearly fifteen years ago by Lionel Meunier, has scaled one of the summits of English music: the legend of King Arthur and his mentor the wizard Merlin inspired one of Henry Purcell's most popular successes, King Arthur, a semi-opera on which Purcell lavished all his exuberant musical and theatrical inventiveness. In this revelatory new reading, the Vox Luminis vocal sound always perfectly matches the mix of choruses and highly characterized vocal solos. Prior to recording, the group presented the work in many semi-staged concerts, notably in Britain, where this Franco-Belgian ensemble has enjoyed enormous success, becoming one of the most respected European ambassadors for baroque music-making.

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Title: King Arthur
Release Date: 16/11/2018
Label: Alpha
Number of Discs: 2
Media Format: CD
UPC: 3760014194306
Item #: 2107077X
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