Blow, John
* 23. Febr. 1649 in Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire
† 1. Okt. 1708 in Westminster, London

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  • Venus and Adonis (John Blow), masque for the entertainment of the king, Prolog und 3 Akte (etwa 1683 London)
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    Venus - Sopran
    Adonis - Baß
    Eine Hirtin - Sopran
    Hirten und Hirtinnen - Sopran, Alt, Tenor, Baß, Schauspieler, Liebesgötter, Grazien, Schäfer und Schäferinnen, Jäger
    Griechische Mythologie

    Adonis! Adonis! Adonis! Uncall'd for sighs (Adonis, Adonis, Adonis, unerwünschte Seufzer) Arie der Venus im 3. Akt

    1951 Anthony Lewis; Ensemble Orchestral de L'Oiseau Lyre
    Margaret Field-Hyde - Cupidon
    Margaret Ritchie - Venus
    Gordon Clinton - Adonis
    Oiseau-Lyre 50004 (1 LP)

    1983 Anthony Rooley; The Consort of Musicke
    Evelyn Tubb - Cupidon
    Emma Kirkby - Venus
    Richard Wistreich - Adonis
    EMI 749 623-2 (2 CD)

    1987 Charles Medlam; London Baroque
    Nancy Argenta - Cupidon
    Lynne Dawson - Venus
    Stephen Varcoe - Adonis
    Harmonia Mundi HMC 901276 (1 CD)

    1992 Philip Pickett; Choristers of Westminster Abbey School; New London Consort
    Libby Crabtree - Cupidon
    Catherine Bott - Venus
    Michael George - Adonis
    Decca 440 220-2 (1 CD)

    1998 René Jacobs; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Clare College Chapel Choir
    Adonis: Daniel Mobbs
    Cupid: Nancy Argenta
    Grace: Quentin Hayes, Juliet Schiemann
    Huntsman: Dominique Visse, Quentin Hayes
    Shepherd: Dominique Visse, Quentin Hayes
    Shepherdess: Juliet Schiemann
    Venus: Rosemary Joshua
    harmonia mundi HMC 901684 (1 CD)

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