John Blow
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John Blow

John Blow Biography (Wikipedia)

John Blow (baptised 23 February 1649 – 1 October 1708) was an English Baroque composer and organist, appointed to Westminster Abbey in 1669. His pupils included William Croft, Jeremiah Clarke and Henry Purcell. In 1685 he was named a private musician to James II. His only stage composition, Venus and Adonis (ca. 1680–1687), is thought to have influenced Henry Purcell's later opera Dido and Aeneas. In 1687 he became choirmaster at St Paul's Cathedral, where many of his pieces were performed. In 1699 he was appointed to the newly created post of Composer to the Chapel Royal.

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Philander, Do Not Think of Arms
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Philander, Do Not Think of Arms

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Venus and Adonis (Act 3: conclusion)
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Venus and Adonis (Act 3: conclusion)
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Venus and Adonis: Suite
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Venus and Adonis: Suite
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Salvator mundi
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Salvator mundi

Salvator mundi

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Performer
Andrew Parnell
Choir
St Albans Abbey Choir
Orchestra
John Blow
Chaconne in G major
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Chaconne in G major

Chaconne in G major

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Ensemble
Director
Jonathan Cohen
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Ground in G Minor for two Recorders
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Ground in G Minor for two Recorders
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Salvator Mundi
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Salvator Mundi
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Venus and Adonis (dance extracts)
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Venus and Adonis (dance extracts)

Venus and Adonis (dance extracts)

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Ensemble
Consort of Musicke
John Blow
Venus and Adonis - a Masque for the Entertainment of the King
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Venus and Adonis - a Masque for the Entertainment of the King
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Venus and Adonis (Act 1: A Dance by a Huntsman)
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Venus and Adonis (Act 1: A Dance by a Huntsman)
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Venus and Adonis: The Graces' Dance; Gavatt, Saraband for the Graces; A Ground; Act Tune
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Venus and Adonis: The Graces' Dance; Gavatt, Saraband for the Graces; A Ground; Act Tune
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An Ode On The Death of Mr Henry Purcell: Mark How The Lark and Linnet Sing
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An Ode On The Death of Mr Henry Purcell: Mark How The Lark and Linnet Sing
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Lovely Selina
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Lovely Selina
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Clarona, Lay Aside Your Lute
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Clarona, Lay Aside Your Lute
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Philander, Do Not Think of Arms
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Philander, Do Not Think of Arms
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Lovely Selina
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Lovely Selina
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Chaconne In G Major & An Ode on the Death of Mr Henry Purcell
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Chaconne In G Major & An Ode on the Death of Mr Henry Purcell
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Venus and Adonis (Venus! Adonis!)
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Venus and Adonis (Venus! Adonis!)
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Chaconne in G major
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Chaconne in G major
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Venus and Adonis: Adonis, Uncall'd for Sighs 
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Venus and Adonis: Adonis, Uncall'd for Sighs 
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My God, my god
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My God, my god
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Ode for St Cecilia's Day of 1684: Music's the cordial of a troubled breast
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Ode for St Cecilia's Day of 1684: Music's the cordial of a troubled breast
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I was glad when they said unto me (opening)
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I was glad when they said unto me (opening)
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Chaconne in FaUt
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Chaconne in FaUt
John Blow
Dr Blow's Chacone in F major
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Dr Blow's Chacone in F major
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When Israel came out Of Egypt
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When Israel came out Of Egypt

When Israel came out Of Egypt

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Choir
Choir of New College
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My God, my god, look upon me
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My God, my god, look upon me
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God spake sometime in visions
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God spake sometime in visions
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Couch'd by the Pleasant Helliconian Spring
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Couch'd by the Pleasant Helliconian Spring
John Blow
Venus and Adonis - Excerpts (Soprano, Bass)
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Venus and Adonis - Excerpts (Soprano, Bass)
John Blow
Venus and Adonis - Exerpts (Soprano, Bass)
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Venus and Adonis - Exerpts (Soprano, Bass)
John Blow
So ceas'd the rival crew (Ode on the Death of Henry Purcell)
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So ceas'd the rival crew (Ode on the Death of Henry Purcell)
John Blow
Come Shepherdsall, let's sing and play
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Come Shepherdsall, let's sing and play

Come Shepherdsall, let's sing and play

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Performer
New London Consort
New London Consort
Julia Gooding
Andrew King
Simon Grant
Christopher Robson
Libby Crabtree
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A Dance by a Huntsman (Venus and Adonis)
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A Dance by a Huntsman (Venus and Adonis)
John Blow
When the Son of Man
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When the Son of Man

When the Son of Man

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Choir
New College Oxford Choir
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Venus and Adonis
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Venus and Adonis
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Chaconne in G major
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Chaconne in G major
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Chacony in G
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Chacony in G
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