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Alfred Deller

Alfred Deller has been played on NTS shows including Mark Leckey, with O Vos Omnes first played on 23 October 2014.

Alfred Deller (31 May 1912 – 16 July 1979) was an English singer, one of the main figures in popularising the use of the countertenor voice in renaissance and baroque music.

Deller was born in Margate, and as a boy sang in his local church choir. When his voice broke, he continued singing in his high register, eventually settling as a countertenor. Throughout the 19th century, it was only in the tradition of all-male cathedral choirs that the countertenor voice had survived. Deller was himself…

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Cold Blows The Wind
Deller Consort, Alfred Deller
Harmonia Mundi France1980
Cold Blows The Wind
Deller Consort, Alfred DellerHarmonia Mundi France1980
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When Cock Begins To Crow
Alfred Deller
The Intense Media2013
When Cock Begins To Crow
Alfred DellerThe Intense Media2013
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Ah Robin
Alfred Deller
Harmonia Mundi1968
Ah Robin
Alfred DellerHarmonia Mundi1968
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Hor Ch'El Ciel E La Terra
Claudio Monteverdi, Deller Consort, Collegium Aureum, Alfred Deller
Harmonia Mundi1970
Hor Ch'El Ciel E La Terra
Claudio Monteverdi, Deller Consort, Collegium Aureum, Alfred DellerHarmonia Mundi1970
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O Vos Omnes
Gesualdo, Deller Consort, Alfred Deller
Harmonia Mundi France1971
O Vos Omnes
Gesualdo, Deller Consort, Alfred DellerHarmonia Mundi France1971
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Acte III, scène 2 (début) / Song of the cold
Purcell, Deller Consort, The King's Musick, Alfred Deller
Harmonia Mundi France2000
Acte III, scène 2 (début) / Song of the cold
Purcell, Deller Consort, The King's Musick, Alfred DellerHarmonia Mundi France2000
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