Andreas Scholl: The World's Greatest Counter Tenor has just released a new CD of the music of baroque composer Henry Purcell - who moved from intimate chamber music of the royal court to the sacred tones of Westminster Abbey - and is ceremonial compositions have been showcased at many a royal wedding . In conversation with The Strand's Anna McNamee, he examines Purcell's ability to make English a singing language, the art of baroque music, Klaus Nomi, and convincing your listeners into believing what you sing.

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Mon 2 May 2011 12:32 GMT
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