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CANTATAS FROM THE GEORGIAN DRAWING-ROOM
CONCERT ROYAL with
Margarette Ashton (soprano)

Rediscovered gems from the 18th Century, these secular (or "profane") cantatas tell of nymphs and shepherds cavorting around the fields of ancient Greece. Concert Royal are one of Britain's longest-established "authentic performance" ensembles, playing period instruments, and this was their (and Divine Art's) first CD.

CD DURATION:  61:32

AUDIO SAMPLE: Belinda and Eurillo - opening section





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tracks:

Arne: Cymon & Iphigenia  
Carey: Belinda & Eurillo
Eccles: Love Kindl'd in a breast too young      
Albinoni: Under ye gloomy Shade  
Pepusch: The Island of Beauty; Alexis            
Burgess: Caelia
Pasquali: Pastora
Includes seven world première recordings

review extracts (sorry, the file of full reviews has been lost)
"refreshingly unfamiliar and..pleasant listening" - BBC Music Magazine
"stylish and appealing performances" - British Music Society Newsletter
"excellently performed..first class recording..Margarette Ashton's voice is captivating. I recommend it without reservation" - Federation of Recorded Music Societies.