Purcell: Z 574/17. Oh! lead me to some peaceful gloom (Bonduca) - Brandes (McGegan)





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Bonduca, or The British Heroine, Z 574

Tragedy in five acts, with spoken prologue and epilogue

Text: Anonymous, after John Fletcher's 'The Tragedy of Bonduca' (c. 1613)

Music: Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

First performance: October 1695, in London (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane)

17. Oh! lead me to some peaceful gloom
for soprano and basso continuo

Published in the first book of 'Orpheus Britannicus' (London: Henry Playford, 1698)

Bonvica: Christine Brandes, soprano

The Arcadian Academy,
conducted by Nicholas McGegan

David Tayler, archlute, theorbo
Mary Springfels, bass viol
Nicholas McGegan, harpsichord

Recorded in September 1994

Pitch: A = 415 Hz

The score featured in this video is from 'Orpheus Britannicus'.

Marc D.

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    • "Oh, Lead Me to Some Peaceful Gloom" by Nicholas McGegan, Mary Springfels, Christine Brandes and The Arcadian Academy, Nicholas McGegan (Google PlayeMusiciTunesAmazonMP3)
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