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  1. Melford Music's epic season finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Sudbury Today

    Melford Music will be closing its 2014 season at Holy Trinity Church Long Melford with a spectacular rendition of Purcell's 'Dido & Aeneas'.

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  2. Merchandise Talks 'After the End,' Punk Culture & Hating Morrissey ComparisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Billboard

    ... adds his fascination with jazz and classical pianist Keith Jarrett , classical composers Frederick Delius and Henry Purcell , and the musicals of Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly . And then there's Joedci and Aaliyah : "Recently I went to a skating rink ...

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  3. The orchestra for addicts: Violinist Juliet got hooked on alcohol...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Mail on Sunday

    ... was never a struggle. She started to play the violin and, by eight, her talent had led to a place at the prestigious Purcell Music School in London. Her proud parents, who, she says, 'thought they were doing the right thing by encouraging this great ...

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  4. The King's Consort Purcell: Ten Sonatas In Four PartsRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    ... is, it is imbued with a strong sense of reflection. No composer ever captured melancholy more tellingly than Henry Purcell; and the great Lament from Dido And Aeneas is perhaps the most ravishing and heart- pulling exemplar of the state. But it's ...

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  5. Our Lady Of The RosariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | Outlook

    ... and her pianist husband Mark Troop. Their performance in Dido and Aeneas , written by the English composer Henry Purcell, recounts the love of Dido, the queen of Carthage, for the Trojan hero Aeneas. There's a crackling show by the troupe when the ...

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  6. Moment of Friday: John Fleck can't resist 'Dido's Lament'Read the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... can't resist." "Dido's Lament" is one of the most famous arias in history. It is a pivotal moment in composer Henry Purcell's baroque opera devoted to Book IV of Virgin's Aeneid. In the scene, the Trojan warrior Aeneas is departing Carthage, leaving ...

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  7. The Fairy Queen by Henry PurcellRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | City Limits

    The Fairy Queen by Henry Purcell is sung in English and features singers, actors, and dancers in equal measure.

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  8. 'City Council Meeting' is curiously compellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | SFGate

    ... often that a city council meeting closes with a stirring, soaring male solo rendition of "Dido's Lament" from Henry Purcell 's "Dido and Aeneas." But there's a great deal that doesn't happen often - or will again - about the curiously compelling ...

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  9. 'City Council Meeting' review: Curiously compellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | SFGate

    ... often that a city council meeting closes with a stirring, soaring male solo rendition of "Dido's Lament" from Henry Purcell 's "Dido and Aeneas." But there's a great deal that doesn't happen often - or will again - about the curiously compelling ...

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  10. Brodsky quartet to stand and deliver at ChamberfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... It is a short work, just over 20 minutes long." It's not all darkness - the ensemble will tackle a chaconne by Henry Purcell. "String Quartets don't often get to play anything pre-Haydn," Thomas says. The fact that Purcell is English resonates with ...

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  11. classical-music-dinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | The Age

    ... n ) and Dido's Lament from Dido and Aeneas. While both works were of particular note, Chindamo and Black excelled in Purcell's Lament , offering tenderly sad interplays and mournful harmonies in this popular work.

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  12. Artfull Palette returns Aug. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | The Mountain Times

    ... Emory & Henry College in Emory, Va. Other acts include the bluegrass stylings of young fiddler extraordinaire Liam Purcell and swing jazz from The Swing Set. "There is even an excellent chance of watching a work of art created right before your very ...

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  13. Ochre bodies connect to landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | Yahoo!

    ... Centre of Contemporary Arts, The Firebird Suite for Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Stolen, directed by Leah Purcell. Speaking at the old Masonic hall in Nedlands, where Ochre is company-in-residence at the University of WA Cultural Precinct, ...

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  14. Philadelphia Orchestra on the RadioRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Philly.com

    ... and Benjamin Britten also drew inspiration from an earlier period, using themes from 17th-century composer Henry Purcell in his orchestral showpiece Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell , one of the best "guides to the orchestra" ever. Richard ...

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  15. Avie Records reissues a major recording of a pioneering operaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Avie has now reissued a much earlier recording project. This was actually Parrott's second recording of Henry Purcell's opera Dido and Aeneas , recorded at. St. Giles Cripplegate in London in September of 1994 but not released by Sony in the United ...

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  16. Encores & Curtain Calls: Ancient music rocks ... who knew?Read the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | The Recorder

    ... meaning and value of a given work, it was a concept that Cox, to his credit, rightly questioned. Yet even the great Purcell himself, sensing the increased potential for the future to further refine his art, wrote, "Poetry and painting have arrived ...

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  17. Ancient music rocks, who knew?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | The Recorder

    ... meaning and value of a given work, it was a concept that Cox, to his credit, rightly questioned. Yet even the great Purcell himself, sensing the increased potential for the future to further refine his art, wrote, "Poetry and painting have arrived ...

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  18. Putting the home in hometown boyRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2014 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... a While" -- features solo songs from 17th-century Italy and England, including music by Claudio Monteverdi and Henry Purcell as well as lesser-known composers such as Giulio Caccini, Sigismondo D'India, and brothers Henry and William Lawes. Coakley, ...

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  19. Album review: L'Arpeggiata, Improvisations on PurcellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2014 | SFGate

    ... L'Arpeggiata, the fine European early-music ensemble led by Christina Pluhar , has applied modern treatment to 16 of Purcell's vocal and instrumental excerpts, turning them into jazz, folk or blues-tinged versions of the originals. And what could ...

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  20. Putting the home in hometown boyRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2014 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... a While" -- features solo songs from 17th-century Italy and England, including music by Claudio Monteverdi and Henry Purcell as well as lesser-known composers such as Giulio Caccini, Sigismondo D'India, and brothers Henry and William Lawes. Coakley, ...

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