England, my England
A British FILM by Tony Palmer
A prolific composer, playwright, appointed musician and organist at Westminster, Henry Purcell worked under four monarchs. His life is a piece of history and is a perfect example of the artist’s status during the Baroque era.
Original version with subtitles, 158 minutes, 1995.
Original soundtrack performed by the Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists directed by Sir John Eliot Gardiner.