This dialogue over the death of a boy contains moving songs from a leading theatre composer, and col...
Lament for the death of Henry Purcell
Uses a thundercloud metaphor for the pains of love, but is lyrical rather than stormy.
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...
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,