The King's Consort
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1980
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The King's Consort is a prominent British period music orchestra founded in 1980 by the English conductor and harpsichordist Robert King (b. 1960, Wombourne). The ensemble has an associated choral group, Choir of The King's Consort. Together, they have made ...

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Biography

The King's Consort is a prominent British period music orchestra founded in 1980 by the English conductor and harpsichordist Robert King (b. 1960, Wombourne). The ensemble has an associated choral group, Choir of The King's Consort. Together, they have made over 90 recordings, largely on the Hyperion label, and sold over 1,000,000 discs. The orchestra performs concert seasons in the UK and tours internationally.

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François Couperin
Troisieme Lecon De Tenebres For 2 Sopranos And Continuo
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Troisieme Lecon De Tenebres For 2 Sopranos And Continuo Troisieme Lecon De Tenebres For 2 Sopranos And Continuo Troisieme Lecon De Tenebres For 2 Sopranos And Continuo Troisieme Lecon De Tenebres For 2 Sopranos And Continuo
George Frideric Handel
Overture ([Grave] - Allegro - [Grave]) to Jephtha
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Overture ([Grave] - Allegro - [Grave]) to Jephtha Overture ([Grave] - Allegro - [Grave]) to Jephtha Overture ([Grave] - Allegro - [Grave]) to Jephtha Overture ([Grave] - Allegro - [Grave]) to Jephtha
Crispian Steele-Perkins
Concerto for trumpet and orchestra no. 2 in C major..., 2nd movement; Vivace
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Concerto for trumpet and orchestra no. 2 in C major..., 2nd movement; Vivace Concerto for trumpet and orchestra no. 2 in C major..., 2nd movement; Vivace Concerto for trumpet and orchestra no. 2 in C major..., 2nd movement; Vivace Concerto for trumpet and orchestra no. 2 in C major..., 2nd movement; Vivace
François Couperin
Victoria! Christo resurgenti - easter motet for 2 voices and continuo
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Victoria! Christo resurgenti - easter motet for 2 voices and continuo Victoria! Christo resurgenti - easter motet for 2 voices and continuo Victoria! Christo resurgenti - easter motet for 2 voices and continuo Victoria! Christo resurgenti - easter motet for 2 voices and continuo
Gioachino Rossini
Petite Messe solonnelle: Kyrie; Crucifixus; Cum Sancto Spirito
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Petite Messe solonnelle: Kyrie; Crucifixus; Cum Sancto Spirito Petite Messe solonnelle: Kyrie; Crucifixus; Cum Sancto Spirito Petite Messe solonnelle: Kyrie; Crucifixus; Cum Sancto Spirito Petite Messe solonnelle: Kyrie; Crucifixus; Cum Sancto Spirito
George Frideric Handel
Eternal source of light - birthday ode for Queen Anne
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Eternal source of light - birthday ode for Queen Anne Eternal source of light - birthday ode for Queen Anne Eternal source of light - birthday ode for Queen Anne Eternal source of light - birthday ode for Queen Anne
Emanuele d'Astorga
Stabat Mater
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Stabat Mater Stabat Mater Stabat Mater Stabat Mater
Crispian Steele-Perkins
Eternal source of light divine from Birthday Ode for Queen Anne
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Eternal source of light divine from Birthday Ode for Queen Anne Eternal source of light divine from Birthday Ode for Queen Anne Eternal source of light divine from Birthday Ode for Queen Anne Eternal source of light divine from Birthday Ode for Queen Anne
Henry Purcell
Of old when heroes thought it base Z.333 (The Yorkshire feast song)
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Of old when heroes thought it base  Z.333 (The Yorkshire feast song) Of old when heroes thought it base  Z.333 (The Yorkshire feast song) Of old when heroes thought it base  Z.333 (The Yorkshire feast song) Of old when heroes thought it base  Z.333 (The Yorkshire feast song)
George Frideric Handel
On the valleys, dark and cheerless from Act 2 of The Triumph of time and truth
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On the valleys, dark and cheerless from Act 2 of The Triumph of time and truth On the valleys, dark and cheerless from Act 2 of The Triumph of time and truth On the valleys, dark and cheerless from Act 2 of The Triumph of time and truth On the valleys, dark and cheerless from Act 2 of The Triumph of time and truth
Robert King, Choir of the King's Consort, Hubert Parry, King's Consort
I was glad vers. for chorus & orch.
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I was glad vers. for chorus & orch. I was glad vers. for chorus & orch. I was glad vers. for chorus & orch. I was glad vers. for chorus & orch.
George Frideric Handel
Sinfonia from Samson
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Sinfonia from Samson Sinfonia from Samson Sinfonia from Samson Sinfonia from Samson
The King's Consort
Magnificat in G minor RV.610a for SSSAT soli, 2 chors, 2 ob, str & bc
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Magnificat in G minor  RV.610a for SSSAT soli, 2 chors, 2 ob, str & bc Magnificat in G minor  RV.610a for SSSAT soli, 2 chors, 2 ob, str & bc Magnificat in G minor  RV.610a for SSSAT soli, 2 chors, 2 ob, str & bc Magnificat in G minor  RV.610a for SSSAT soli, 2 chors, 2 ob, str & bc
The King's Consort
Juditha triumphans devicta Holofernes barbarie RV.645
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Juditha triumphans devicta Holofernes barbarie  RV.645 Juditha triumphans devicta Holofernes barbarie  RV.645 Juditha triumphans devicta Holofernes barbarie  RV.645 Juditha triumphans devicta Holofernes barbarie  RV.645
Henry Purcell
Sonata no.2 in E flat major, 2 vns and continuo
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Sonata no.2 in E flat major, 2 vns and continuo Sonata no.2 in E flat major, 2 vns and continuo Sonata no.2 in E flat major, 2 vns and continuo Sonata no.2 in E flat major, 2 vns and continuo
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sancta Maria, mater Dei, K.273
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Sancta Maria, mater Dei, K.273 Sancta Maria, mater Dei, K.273 Sancta Maria, mater Dei, K.273 Sancta Maria, mater Dei, K.273
Antonio Vivaldi
Concerto in B flat, RV579
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Concerto in B flat, RV579 Concerto in B flat, RV579 Concerto in B flat, RV579 Concerto in B flat, RV579
Georg Philipp Telemann
Sarabande, Bourree, Loure, Gavotte and Harlequinade from Overture in C
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Sarabande, Bourree, Loure, Gavotte and Harlequinade from Overture in C Sarabande, Bourree, Loure, Gavotte and Harlequinade from Overture in C Sarabande, Bourree, Loure, Gavotte and Harlequinade from Overture in C Sarabande, Bourree, Loure, Gavotte and Harlequinade from Overture in C
Henry Purcell
Ode for St Cecilia's Day - "Raise, Raise The Voice"
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Ode for St Cecilia's Day - "Raise, Raise The Voice" Ode for St Cecilia's Day - "Raise, Raise The Voice" Ode for St Cecilia's Day - "Raise, Raise The Voice" Ode for St Cecilia's Day - "Raise, Raise The Voice"
Henry Purcell
It is a good thing to give thanks, Z18
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It is a good thing to give thanks, Z18 It is a good thing to give thanks, Z18 It is a good thing to give thanks, Z18 It is a good thing to give thanks, Z18
Henry Purcell
Sonata in F major, Z810; 2nd movement: Canzona-Grave-Allegro
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Sonata in F major, Z810; 2nd movement: Canzona-Grave-Allegro Sonata in F major, Z810; 2nd movement: Canzona-Grave-Allegro Sonata in F major, Z810; 2nd movement: Canzona-Grave-Allegro Sonata in F major, Z810; 2nd movement: Canzona-Grave-Allegro
Georg Philipp Telemann
Quadro for 2 violins, viola & continuo in B flat major
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Quadro for 2 violins, viola & continuo in B flat major Quadro for 2 violins, viola & continuo in B flat major Quadro for 2 violins, viola & continuo in B flat major Quadro for 2 violins, viola & continuo in B flat major
Henry Purcell
Sonata in C major –Vovace-Largo –Grave
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Sonata in C major –Vovace-Largo –Grave Sonata in C major –Vovace-Largo –Grave Sonata in C major –Vovace-Largo –Grave Sonata in C major –Vovace-Largo –Grave
The King's Consort
Thou knowest Lord the secrets of our Hearts
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Thou knowest Lord the secrets of our Hearts Thou knowest Lord the secrets of our Hearts Thou knowest Lord the secrets of our Hearts Thou knowest Lord the secrets of our Hearts
Claudio Monteverdi
Beatus vir for 6 voices, 2 vn, 3 va da brazzo/tbn, bc [1640]
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Beatus vir for 6 voices, 2 vn, 3 va da brazzo/tbn, bc [1640] Beatus vir for 6 voices, 2 vn, 3 va da brazzo/tbn, bc [1640] Beatus vir for 6 voices, 2 vn, 3 va da brazzo/tbn, bc [1640] Beatus vir for 6 voices, 2 vn, 3 va da brazzo/tbn, bc [1640]
Henry Purcell
Sonata - 1697 no. 3 in A minor Z.804 for 2 violins and continuo: Adagio - Canzona - Vivace - Grave
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Sonata - 1697 no. 3 in A minor Z.804 for 2 violins and continuo: Adagio - Canzona - Vivace - Grave Sonata - 1697 no. 3 in A minor Z.804 for 2 violins and continuo: Adagio - Canzona - Vivace - Grave Sonata - 1697 no. 3 in A minor Z.804 for 2 violins and continuo: Adagio - Canzona - Vivace - Grave Sonata - 1697 no. 3 in A minor Z.804 for 2 violins and continuo: Adagio - Canzona - Vivace - Grave
The King's Consort
Sonata - 1697 no. 9 in F major Z.810 (Golden) 2 violins and continuo
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Sonata - 1697 no. 9 in F major Z.810 (Golden) 2 violins and continuo Sonata - 1697 no. 9 in F major Z.810 (Golden) 2 violins and continuo Sonata - 1697 no. 9 in F major Z.810 (Golden) 2 violins and continuo Sonata - 1697 no. 9 in F major Z.810 (Golden) 2 violins and continuo
The King's Consort
Sonata - 1697 no. 2 in E flat major Z.803 for 2 violins and continuo
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Sonata - 1697 no. 2 in E flat major Z.803 for 2 violins and continuo Sonata - 1697 no. 2 in E flat major Z.803 for 2 violins and continuo Sonata - 1697 no. 2 in E flat major Z.803 for 2 violins and continuo Sonata - 1697 no. 2 in E flat major Z.803 for 2 violins and continuo
Antonio Vivaldi
Concerto in D for violin, 2 oboes, 2 horns and strings, RV562
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Concerto in D for violin, 2 oboes, 2 horns and strings, RV562 Concerto in D for violin, 2 oboes, 2 horns and strings, RV562 Concerto in D for violin, 2 oboes, 2 horns and strings, RV562 Concerto in D for violin, 2 oboes, 2 horns and strings, RV562
The King's Consort
SONATA IN A MINOR/ADAGIO
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SONATA IN A MINOR/ADAGIO SONATA IN A MINOR/ADAGIO SONATA IN A MINOR/ADAGIO SONATA IN A MINOR/ADAGIO
Hubert Parry, The King's Consort, King's Consort Choir & Robert King
Jerusalem
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Jerusalem Jerusalem Jerusalem Jerusalem
The King's Consort
Sonata - 1697 no. 1 in B minor Z.802 for 2 violins and continuo
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Sonata - 1697 no. 1 in B minor  Z.802 for 2 violins and continuo Sonata - 1697 no. 1 in B minor  Z.802 for 2 violins and continuo Sonata - 1697 no. 1 in B minor  Z.802 for 2 violins and continuo Sonata - 1697 no. 1 in B minor  Z.802 for 2 violins and continuo
Johann Sebastian Bach
Erbarme dich from St Matthew Passion, BWV.244
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Erbarme dich from St Matthew Passion, BWV.244 Erbarme dich from St Matthew Passion, BWV.244 Erbarme dich from St Matthew Passion, BWV.244 Erbarme dich from St Matthew Passion, BWV.244
New College Oxford Choir, Jamie MacDougall, George Frideric Handel, Catherine Denley, Emma Kirkby, The King's Consort & Robert King
Judas Maccabaeus
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New College Oxford Choir, Jamie MacDougall, George Frideric Handel, Catherine Denley, Emma Kirkby, The King's Consort & Robert King
New College Oxford Choir, Robert King, Soloist/S., George Frideric Handel & The King's Consort
Te Deum in D major HWV.280 (Caroline)
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Te Deum in D major HWV.280 (Caroline) Te Deum in D major HWV.280 (Caroline) Te Deum in D major HWV.280 (Caroline) Te Deum in D major HWV.280 (Caroline)
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Biography

The King's Consort is a prominent British period music orchestra founded in 1980 by the English conductor and harpsichordist Robert King (b. 1960, Wombourne). The ensemble has an associated choral group, Choir of The King's Consort. Together, they have made over 90 recordings, largely on the Hyperion label, and sold over 1,000,000 discs. The orchestra performs concert seasons in the UK and tours internationally.

Their repertoire is primarily from the baroque and early classical periods but has also included late 19th century repertoire as well as contemporary commissions by Michael Finnissy and, more recently, Michael Berkeley and includes recordings and live performances of opera and instrumental music. The ensemble's main performing base has been in London's Wigmore Hall from 1987, and the larger Cadogan Hall for performances that required both the orchestra and the choir. The King's Consort have performed seven times at the BBC Proms including The Coronation of King George II a special programme to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II (2002), Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610 (2004), Michael Haydn's Requiem Mass and Mozart's Coronation Mass (2006).

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