James Bowman recital

Purcell and Haendel

EMI classics France 4 83086 2

Track listing


    Odes pour l'anniversaire de la Reine Mary

  1. Come ye sons of art away
  2. Love's goddess sure was blind
  3. Strike the viol, touch the lute
  4. By beautious softness mix'd with majesty


Jules César

  1. Upstart, barbarian and traitor
  2. Deep within my bosoms burning
  3. I shall tame your pride unbending

Le choix d'Hercules

  1. Yet, can I hear that dulcet lay
  2. The sounds breathe...Lead Goddess, lead the way

Le Messie

  1. But who may abide the day of his coming
  2. Behold a virgin shall concieve...O thou that tellest good tidings
  3. He was despised and rejected
  4. Thou art gone up on high


James Bowman (countertenor)

1-2The Early Music Consort of London director David Munrow

2-4Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment director Gustav Leonhardt

5-7English National Opera director Charles MacKerras

8-9Academy of St Martin in the Fields director Philip Ledger

10-13Choir of Kings College, Cambridge & Academy of St Martin in the Fields director David Willcocks

TT 58:18

Recording - London 1975-1991 & Cambridge 1972; This compilation 1995

Jane Pattle
Last Updated 23 October 1997
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