This lovely, touching plaint is out of the masque which concludes the Fairy Queen.
Part of a cantata left unfinished, it is rewarding to sing and is elegantly written for the instruments.
Much loved dramatic aria from Amadigi in which Melissa expresses her hurt and anger.
These arias from a major cantata which has survived incomplete, have lyrical melodies for voice and ...
Two solos from the theatre music, and one song from the Ode for Saint Cecilias Day 1692.
A substantial cantata with the unusual combination of obbligato instruments.
A witty take on the well-known legend