Fine dramatic writing including a graphic storm recitative and aria.
Lament for the death of Henry Purcell
A pastoral dialogue on the theme of tender love
Septimnius and Acme is a pastoral, lyrical and optimistic, Go Perjur'd Man is by contrast, bitter in...
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,
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.