Locke – The Tempest; Purcell – Abdelazer


Year: 1993

Label: Decca

Performers: The Academy of Ancient Music / Christopher Hogwood


Matthew Locke
[1]-[6] The Tempest [38:45]
First Devil, Ariel, Amphitrite, Dorinda – Judith Nelson
Second Devil, Milcha – Emma Kirkby
Third Devil – Prudence Lloyd
Ferdinand, Murder, Oceanus – Martyn Hill
Fraud, Aeolus – Rodgers Covey-Crump
Pride – Richard Morton
Rapine – Alan Byers
Neptune – David Thomas
[7] Music for His Majesty’s Sackbuts and Cornetts [9:39]
Henry Purcell
[8]-[11] Abdelazer [16:17]
Joy Roberts soprano


File name: LockePurcell.zip File size:314.44 MB


  1. Simply a wonderful rendition of a magnificent music. At the time of the recording (end of ’70s), Emma Kirkby and Martin Hill were at their maximum vocal refulgence; still unmatched.

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