Favourite Baroque Arias (CD)

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King's Consort, Robert King

“[An] enjoyable [anthology] of arias sacred and secular… performances that would be hard to better in expressivity, quality of tone and diction, intonation, control of vibrato, and absence of technical strain.… The recording is as clear as a frosty morning, the acoustic spacious, and the balance exemplary.… A disc I shall often return to… Warmly recommended.”
— Gramophone

Essential Baroque arias with period instrument accompaniment – a Gramophone rave at an unbeatable price

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  1. Handel: Ode for St Cecilia's Day: The trumpet's loud clangor
  2. Bach, J S: Sheep May Safely Graze, from Cantata BWV208
  3. Handel: Ombra mai fu (from Serse)
  4. Weldon: Arise ye subterranean winds
  5. Handel: Semele: Where'er you walk
  6. Handel: O ruddier than the Cherry (from Acis and Galatea)
  7. Purcell: When I am laid in earth (from Dido and Aeneas)
  8. Handel: Heroes, when with glory burning (from Joshua)
  9. Handel: Jephtha: Waft her, angels, through the skies
  10. Handel: Alexander's Feast: Revenge, revenge, Timotheus cries
  11. Vivaldi: Sol da te, mio dolce amore (from Orlando furioso)
  12. Handel: Samson: How willing my paternal love
  13. Handel: Samson: Let the bright seraphim

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