An aria remarkable for the freedom and lyricism of the violin obbligato.
A witty take on the well-known legend
A lyrical duo cantata from one of the masters of the genre,
Septimnius and Acme is a pastoral, lyrical and optimistic, Go Perjur'd Man is by contrast, bitter in...
A pastoral dialogue on the theme of tender love
The first two of the four duets are rich in harmony, and virtuoso counterpoint.
The second pair of duets have sections varying in both pace and texture; they are diificult but sati...
Uses a thundercloud metaphor for the pains of love, but is lyrical rather than stormy.
Lament for the death of Henry Purcell