Thursday 22 October 2020 7:30PM

The Sixteen

Welcome Song and Coronation music for King James II


This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval


Priority Bookings made for our 2020/21 Season Autumn concerts are subject to an administration fee of £4.00 per booking.

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  • The Sixteen
  • Harry Christophers conductor

Purcell’s two anthems written for the coronation in 1685 form part of a programme highlighting his connections to James II.

  • Henry Purcell (c.1659-1695)
      • The Tempest Z631
        • Overture in G minor
        • If pray'rs and tears (On the death of Charles II) Z380
        • I was glad when they said unto me Z19
        • If ever I more riches did desire Z544
        • My heart is inditing Z30
  • Interval
        • Hark, how the wild musicians sing Z542
        • While Thyrsis, wrapt in downy sleep (A Pastoral Coronation Song) Z437
        • How have I stray'd, my God Z188
        • Full bags, a brisk bottle Z249
        • Why, why are all the muses mute? (Welcome song for King James II) Z343

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