GIOVANNI BATTISTA DRAGHI (c. 1640-1708)
1  Where art thou, God of Dreams? 2:58
  from Romulus and Hersilia (1682)  
  for soprano, two violins, bass viol, and harpsichord  
 Philippa Hyde soprano
   
premiere recording
 Trio Sonata 8:24  
  in G minor - in g-Moll - en sol mineur  
  for two violins, bass viol, and organ  
2 1 Adagio 1:44
3 2 Canzona. Allegro - Adagio - Presto 2:07
4 3 Adagio 2:33
5 4 [Minuet] - 0:17
6 5 Vivace - Adagio 1:36
 HENRY PURCELL (1659-1695)
7  Tell me, some pitying angel, Z 196 (1693) 6:39
  (The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation)  
  for soprano, bass viol, and organ  
 Philippa Hyde soprano
   
 RAPHAEL COURTEVILLE (fl. c. 1675-c. 1735)
premiere recording
8  Creep softly, purling streams (1687) 3:58
  for soprano, two violins, bass viol, and harpsichord  
 Philippa Hyde soprano
 Suite (1687) 7:44  
  in D minor - in d-Moll - en ré mineur  
9 1 Preludio. Prestissimo 0:43
10 2 Fuga in fantasia. Presto 1:44
11 3 Grave. Adagio - Prestissimo - Adagio 2:07
12 4 Ground per fa la mano. Allegro 3:06
 WILLIAM CROFT (1678-1727)
premiere recording
 For rural and sincerer joys 7:45  
  Symphony song  
  for soprano, two violins, bass viol, and harpsichord  
13 Overture ([Grave] - Allegro ) - 1:50
14 Recitative. For rural and sincerer joys - 1:06
15 Air. Damon, for song and fight renown'd 1:23
16 Ground. His arms and voice o'er all prevail 3:23
 Philippa Hyde soprano
   
 JOHN WELDON (1676-1736)
premiere recording
 Suite 10:04  
  in D minor - in d-Moll - en ré mineur  
  for two violins, bass viol, and organ  
17 I Overture. Slow - Brisk 2:38
18 II Minuet 0:59
19 III Almain. Slow 2:16
20 IV Courant 1:48
21 V Two in one on a ground 2:20
 GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL (1685-1759)
premiere recording
 Venus and Adonis, HWV 85 (c. 1711) 10:11  
  Cantata  
  for soprano, violin, cello, and harpsichord  
  Reconstructed by Peter Holman  
22 1 Recitative. Behold, where weeping Venus stands! 1:02
23 2 Aria. Dear Adonis, beauty's treasure 4:43
24 3 Recitative. Thus, queen of beauty 0:49
25 4 Aria. Transporting joy 3:34
 Philippa Hyde soprano
  Oliver Webber violin  
 JOHANN CHRISTOPH PEPUSCH (1667-1752)
premiere recording
 Sonata 'Smallcoal' 3:52  
  in D major - in D-Dur - en ré majeur  
  for two violins, cello, and harpsichord  
26 Vivace 0:46
27 Adagio 0:34
28 Allegro 0:40
29 Adagio 1:05
30 Presto 0:42
 NICOLA FRANCESCO HAYM (1678-1729)
premiere recording
 Have mercy upon me, O God (1716) 14:07  
  Chandos anthem  
  for soprano, two violins, cello, and organ  
31 Sonata. Largo - Andante 2:04
32 Recitative. Have mercy upon me, O God 0:54
33 Aria. Wash me thoroughly from my wickedness. Largo 1:38
34 Recitative. Against thee only have I sinned 0:42
35 Aria. Behold, I was shapen in iniquity. Andante 1:58
36 Aria. Thou shalt purge me with hyssop. Vivace 1:12
37 Aria. Thou shalt make me hear of joy and gladness. Allegro 1:28
38 Aria. Thou shalt open my lips, O Lord. Andante 1:57
39 Aria. Alleluia. Allegro 2:09
 Philippa Hyde soprano
  Judy Tarling violin  
  Olvier Webber violin  
  Mark Caudle viol · cello  
  Peter Holman harpsichord · organ  
  17-19 February 2010