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The Fairy Queen

by Henry Purcell

Every piece in Purcell's The Fairy Queen is a masterpiece. It's been hard to choose which pieces to put here! Here are our choices. 

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  • 5:26
    One of the most beautiful, and most memorable airs in The Fairy Queen. A reflection on the duality of love. Sara Macliver, Cantillation, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker, conductor.
  • 2:09
    The first of a quartet of arias celebrating the four seasons, this is delightfully sung by Miriam Allan. Miriam Allan, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker, conductor.
  • 2:52
    The penultimate movement in the Fairy Queen, this is a piece of dance gorgeousness. Our almost favourite. Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker, conductor.