Thursday 22 October 2020 7:30PM
Welcome Song and Coronation music for King James II
This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval
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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
- The Tempest Z631
- 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