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Likewise Purcell’s King Arthur, in a crisp and clean new recording of a scholarly new performing edition from the Gabrieli Consort under Paul MCCREESH. Don’t fear if that sounds a little dusty, because new string articulation, coarser reeds for wind instruments and natural trumpets mean that the music has a vivid and lively personality. The ensemble of singers is excellent, and it’s good to hear fresh young soprano Rowan Pierce consolidating her growing career.

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