Purcell

PURCELL Dido and Aeneas

CHAN 8603  (Chandos)

Parrott / Taverner Choir & Players / Soli: Emma Kirkby, Judith Nelson,

Jantina Noorman, David Thomas

the most truthfully dramatic Dido we are likely to hear (Early Music)


PURCELL Dido and Aeneas

SK 62993 (SONY)

Parrott / Taverner Choir & Players / Soli: Emily Van Evera, Ben Parry,

Janet Lax, Hanne Mari Orbaek, Haden Andrews

a performance that charms as well as moves in abundance (BBC Music Magazine)


PURCELL: Music for Queen Mary

VC 5451592 (Virgin Classics)

Birthday Song for Queen Mary 1694 (Come ye sons of art) /

Welcome to all the pleasures / Funeral Sentences / Funeral music for Queen Mary

Parrott / Taverner Consort, Choir & Players

a Purcell record unequalled in the catalogue (Observer)


PURCELL Hail! Bright Cecilia, Come ye sons of art, Welcome to all the pleasures

VC 5615822  (Virgin Classics) 2 CD set

Parrott / Taverner Choir, Consort & Players

by far the best that has been recorded (Observer)


PURCELL Suite of Theatre Music, Three Parts upon a Ground

Album title: ‘A Baroque Festival’ VER 5613042  (Virgin)

or Baroque Classics CDM 7698532 (EMI) /

See ‘Baroque Miscellany’ in Anthologies and Miscellanies

PURCELL Choral and Chamber Works

VC 5450612  (Virgin)

Te Deum and Jubilate / In guilty night / My beloved spake /

Pavans Nos 1-4 / Beati omnes qui timent Dominum / Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes mei

Parrott / Taverner Choir and Players / Soli: Rachel Wheatley, Rachel Platt,

Angus Davidson, Simon Berridge, Rogers Covey-Crump, Simon Grant

quite simply stunning (Chicago Tribune)


The Pocket Purcell: A Tercentenary Tribute

VC5451162  (Virgin) See ‘Anthologies and Miscellanies’