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Richly sophisticated: odes by John Blow from Arcangelo

John Blow An ode on the death of Mr Henry Purcell; Samuel Boden, Thomas Walker, Arcangelo, Jonathan Cohen; Hyperion Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Dec 1 2017 Star rating: 5.0 Blow's ode for his great pupil in an attractive programme of odes by this neglected composer John Blow is very much the nearly man of English 17th century music, forever in the shadow of his great pupil Henry Purcell.
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