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A Partial Henry Purcell Discography

AlbumTitle Subtitle Works Performers Record Label Catalog No
Purcell Royal and Ceremonial Odes 1. Arise My Muse, Z320; 2. Welcome To All The Pleasures, Z339; 3. Now Does The Glorious Day Appear, Z.332 Gillian Fisher, Tessa Bonner (sop), James Bowman, Michael Chance (ct), Charles Daniels (ten, alt), John Mark Ainsley (ten), Michael George, Charles Pott (bs); The King's Consort dir. Robert King Hyperion CDA66314
Purcell Hail! bright Cecilia (1692) | Who can from joy refrain? (1695) 1. Hail! bright Cecilia (Ode for St Cecilia's Day, 1692); 2. Who can from joy refrain? Birthday Ode for the duke of Gloucester, 1695 Gillian Fisher, Tessa Bonner (sop), James Bowman (ct), Rogers Covey-Crump (high ten), John Mark Ainsley (ten), Michael George, Simon Keenslyside (bs); The King's Consort dir. Robert King Hyperion CDA 66349
Purcell Complete Odes and Welcome Songs Volume 3 1. Fly, bold rebellion Z335 (Welcome Song for James II, 1687); 2. Sound the trumpet, beat the drum Z321 (Ode for Queen Mary's Borthday, 1693); 3. Celebrate this Festival Gillian Fisher, Tessa Bonner (sop), James Bowman, Jonathan Kenny (ct), Rogers Covey-Crump (high ten), Rufus Müller (ten), Michael George, Charles Pott (bs); The King's Consort dir. Robert King Hyperion CDA 66412
Purcell Complete Odes and Welcome Songs Volume 4 1. Ye tuneful Muses Z344 (Welcome song for James II, 1686); 2.Celestial Music did the gods inspire Z322 (Ode for a performance at Mr Maidwell's School 1689); 3. From hardyt climes and dangerous toils of war Z325 (Ode for the wedding oif Prince George of Denmark and Princess Anne Gillian Fisher, Tessa Bonner (sop), James Bowman, Jonathan Kenny (ct), Rogers Covey-Crump (high ten), Charles Daniels (ten), Michael George, Charles Pott (bs); The King's Consort dir. Robert King Hyperion CDA 66456
Purcell Complete Odes and Welcome Songs Volume 5 1. Welcome, welcome, glorious morn Z338 (Ode for the Birthday of Queen Mary, 1691); 2. Great parent, hail to thee Z327 (Ode for the Centenary of Trinity College, Dublin, 1694); 3. The summer's absence unconcerned we bear Z337 (Welcome Song for Charles II, 1682) Gillian Fisher, Evelyn Tubb (sop), James Bowman, Nigel Short (ct), Rogers Covey-Crump (high ten), John Mark Ainsley (ten), Michael George, Charles Pott (bs); The King's Consort dir. Robert King Hyperion CDA 66476
Purcell Complete Odes and Welcome Songs Volume 6 1. Love's goddess sure was blind Z331 (Ode for Queen Mary's birthday, 1692); Raise, raise the voice Z334 (Ode for St Cecilia's Day, c.1685); 3. Laudate Ceciliam Z329 (Ode for St cecilia's Day, 1683; 4. From those serene and rapturous joys Z326 (Welcome song for Charles II, 1684) Gillian Fisher, Mary Seers (sop), James Bowman, Nigel Short (ct), Mark Padmore (high ten), Andrew Tusa (ten), Michael George, Robert Evans (bs); The King's Consort dir. Robert King Hyperion CDA66494
Purcell Complete Odes and Welcome Songs Volume 7 1. Of old, when heroes thought it base Z333 (The Yorkshire Feast Song, 1690); 2. Swifter, Isis, swifter flow Z336 (Welcome song for Charles II, 1681); 3. What, what shall be done in behalf of the man? Z341 (Welcome song for the Duke of York, 1682) Gillian Fisher, Susan Hamilton (sop), James Bowman, Nigel Short (ct), Rogers Covey-Crump (high ten), Charles Daniels (ten), Michael George, Robert Evans (bs); The King's Consort dir. Robert King Hyperion CDA66587
Purcell Complete Odes and Welcome Songs Volume 8 1. Come ye sons of Art, away Z323 (Ode for the Birthday of Queen Mary 1694); 2. Welcome, viceregent of the mighty king Z340 (Welcome sonf for Charles II, 1680); Why, why are all the Muses mute Z343 (Welcome Song for King James, 1685) Gillian Fisher, Tessa Bonner (sop), James Bowman, Michael Chance (ct), Mark Padmore (high ten), John Mark Ainsley (ten), Michael George, Robert Evans (bs); The King's Consort dir. Robert King Hyperion CDA66598
Henry Purcell Birthday Odes for Queen Mary 1. Come Ye Sons of Art; 2. Love's Goddess Sure Norma Burrowes (sop); James Bowman, Charles Brett (ct), Robert Lloyd (bs), Th Early Music Consort of London dir. David Munrow EMI CDM 7 63482-2
Purcell Complete Organ Works 1. Voluntary in G major, Z. 720; 2. Voluntary in d minor for Double Organ, Z. 719; 3. Verse in F major, Z. 716; 4. Voluntary in C major, Z. 717; 5. Voluntary in d minor, Z. 718; 7. A Ground in Gamut [in G major], Z. 645; 8. March in C major, ZT. 687, from The Married Beau; 9. Trumpet Tune in C major, ZT. 698, from The Indian Queen; 10. Chaconne in g minor, ZT. 680, from Timon of Athens; 11. Trumpet Tune in C major, called the Cibell, ZT. 678; 12. Ground in c minor, ZD. 221 (sometimes attrib. William Croft); 13. Voluntary on the Old 100th, Z. 721 (poss. Blow); 15. Trumpet Voluntary in D major (?Blow); 16. Six Organ Voluntaries (Blow); 17. Seven Voluntaries from Melothesia (1673), "For the Organ" (Locke) John Burr (org) Harmonia Mundi HMU 907103
Henry Purcell The Complete Secular Songs 1. Draw near, you lovers Z462; 2. While Thirsis, wrapp'd in downy sleep Z437; 3. Love, thou can'st hear, tho' thou art blind Z396; 4. I loved fair Celia Z381; 5. What hope for us remains now he is gone? Z472; 6. Pastora's beauties when unblown Z407; 7. A thousand sev'ral ways I tried Z359; 8. Urge me no more Z426; 9. Farewell, all joys Z368; 10. If music be the food of love Z379a; 11. Amidst the shades and cool refreshing streams Z355; 12. They say you're angry Z422; 13. Let each gallant heart Z390; 14. This poet sings the Trojan wars 'Anacreon's Defeat' Z423; 15. Ah, how pleasant 'tis to love Z353; 16. My heart, whenever you appear Z399; 17. On the brow of Richmond Hill Z405 ; 18. Rashly I swore I would disown Z411; 19. Since the pox, or the plague Z471; 20. Beneath a dark and melancholy grove Z461; 21. Musing on cares of human fate Z467; 22. Whilst Cynthia sung, all angry winds lay still Z438; 23. How I sigh when I think of the charms of my swain Z374; 24. Ye happy swains, whose nymphs are kind Z443; 25. Beware, poor shepherds 'The Caution' Z361; 26. See how the fading glories of the year Z470; 27. Cease, anxious world, your fruitless pain Z362; 28. Oh, fair Cedaria, hide those eyes Z402; 29. I love and I must 'Bell Barr' Z382; 30. When her languishing eyes said 'Love!' Z432; 31. Not all my torments can your pity move Z400; 32. Ah! cruel nymph! Z352; 33. Sylvia, now your scorn give over Z420; 34. Since one poor view has drawn my heart Z416; 35. I resolve against cringing and whining Z386; 36. Gentle shepherds, you that know 'Pastoral Elegy on the Death of Mr John Playford' Z464; 37. If grief has any pow'r to kill Z378; 38. She that would gain a faithful lover Z414; 39. Fly swift, ye hours Z369; 40. Hears not my Phillis how the birds 'The Knotting Song' Z371; 41. Phillis, talk no more of passion Z409; 42. Celia's fond, too long I've lov'd her Z364; 43. In vain we dissemble Z385; 44. When my Aemelia smiles Z434; 45. Farewell, ye rocks, ye seas and sands Z463; 46. What a sad fate is mine Z428a; 47. I take no pleasure in the sun's bright beams Z388; 48. Love's pow'r in my heart shall find no compliance Z395; 49. How delightful's the life of an innocent swain Z373; 50. She, who my poor heart possesses Z415; 51. Love arms himself in Celia's eyes Z392; 52. When first my shepherdess and I Z431; 53. Through mournful shades and solitary groves Z424; 54. If music be the food of love Z379b; 55. Scarce had the rising sun appear'd Z469; 56. Who but a slave can well express Z440; 57. High on a throne of glitt'ring ore Z465; 58. Incassum Lesbia, incassum rogas 'The Queen's Epicedium' Z383; 59. She loves and she confesses too Z413; 60. Amintas, to my grief I see Z356; 61. Corinna is divinely fair Z365; 62. Amintor, heedless of his flocks Z357; 63. He himself courts his own ruin Z372; 64. No, to what purpose should I speak? Z468; 65. Sylvia, 'tis true you're fair Z512; 66. Lovely Albina's come ashore Z394; 67. Spite of the godhead, pow'rful love Z417; 68. If music be the food of love Z379c; 69. Phillis, I can ne'er forgive it Z408; 70. Bacchus is a pow'r divine Z360; 71. From silent shades 'Bess of Bedlam' Z370; 72. Let formal lovers still pursue Z391; 73. I came, I saw, and was undone 'The Thraldom' Z375; 74. Who can behold Florella's charms? Z441; 75. Cupid, the slyest rogue alive Z367; 76. If pray'rs and tears Z380; 77. In Cloris all soft charms agree Z384; 78. Let us, kind Lesbia, give away Z466; 79. Love is now become a trade Z393; 80. Ask me to love no more Z358; 81. O solitude, my sweetest choice! Z406; 82. Olinda in the shades unseen Z404; 83. Pious Celinda goes to prayers Z410; 84. When Strephon found his passion vain Z435; 85. The fatal hour comes on apace Z421; 86. Sawney is a bonny lad Z412; 87. Young Thirsis' fate Z473 Barbara Bonney, Susan Gritton (sop), James Bowman (ct), Rogers Covey-Crump, Charles Daniels (ten), Michael George (bs), The King's Consort: Mark Caudle, Susanna Peel (b v da g), David Miller (theorbo, archlute), Robert King (chamber org, hpsd) Hyperion CDS44161/3
Henry Purcell Songs and Dialogues 1. In all our Cinthia’s shining sphere; 2. Tell me why; 3. As Amoret and Thyrsis lay; 4. Fair Iris and her swain; 5. Go tell Amynta, gentle swain; 6. Why, my Daphne, why complaining?; 7. What can we poor females do?; 8. Love and despair; 9. In some kind dream ; 10. What a sad fate is mine; 11. Lost is my quiet for ever; 12. Stript of their green our groves appear; 13. You say 'tis love ; 14. For love ev'ry creature is formed by his nature Emma Kirkby (sop), David Thomas (bs), Anthony Rooley (lute) Helios CDH55065
Henry Purcell Harmonia Sacra 1. Tell me, some pitying angel; 2. In the black, dismal dungeon of despair; 3. We sing to him, whose wisdome form'd the ear; 4. Air in G minor; 5. Great God, and just; 6. My song shall be alway; 7. Ground in D minor; 8. Lord, what is man?; 9. Let the night perish; 10. Chaconne in G minor; 11. The night is come; 12. With sick and famish'd eyes; 13. How have I stray'd; 14. Prelude (Suite in G minor); 15. Allemande; 16. Courante; 17. Sarabande; 18. My opening eyes are purged; 19. How long, great God; 20. Ground in C minor; 21. Sleep, Adam, and take thy rest; 22. Thou wakeful shepherd; 23. The earth trembled; 24. Now that the sun hath veil'd his light Rosemary Joshua (sop), Les Talens Lyriques: Lawrence Dreyfus (v da g), Elizabeth Kenny (lute), Christophe Rousset (hpsd, org, direction) Aparté AP027
Henry Purcell The Complete Anthems and Services - 1 1. O sing unto the Lord; 2. O praise God in his holiness; 3. Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem; 4. It is a good thing to give thanks; 5. O give thanks unto the Lord; 6. Let mine eyes ran dawn with tears; 7. My beloved spake Nicholas Witcomb, Jerome Finnis, Philip Hallchurch (treble), James Bowman (ct), Charles Daniels (ten), Michael George, Robert Evans (bs), The Choir Of New College, Oxforddir. Edward Higginbotham; The King's Consort dir. Robert King Hyperion CDA66585
Henry Purcell The Complete Anthems and Services - 2 1. Blessed are they that fear the Lord; 2. Behold now, praise the lord; 3. I will give thanks unto Thee, O Lord; 4. My song shall be alway; 5. Te deum and jubilate in D Nicholas Witcomb, Daniel Lochmann, Philip Hallchurch, Timothy Bowes (treble), James Bowman (ct), Rogers Covey-Crump (ten), Michael George (bs), The Choir Of New College, Oxforddir. Edward Higginbotham; The King's Consort dir. Robert King Hyperion CDA66609
Henry Purcell The Complete Anthems and Services - 5 1. O Lord, rebuke me not, Z40; 2. With sick and famish'd eyes, Z200; 3. How long, great God, Z189; 4. Awake, and with attention hear, Z181; 5. O God, thou art my God, Z35; 6. We sing to him, whose wisdom form'd the ear, Z199; 7. Praise the Lord, 0 my soul, and all that is within me, Z47; 8. O, I'm sick of life, Z 140; 9. O God, the king of glory, Z34; 10. Let the night perish (lobs Curse), Z 191; When on my sickbed I languish, Z144; 12. Rejoice in the Lord alway ('The Bell Anthem'), Z49 Nicholas Witcomb, Jerome Finnis, Philip Hallchurch, Mark Kennedy (treble), Susan Gritton (sop), James Bowman (ct), Rogers Covey-Crump (ten), Charles Daniels (ten), Michael George, robert Evans (bs), The Choir Of New College, Oxford dir. Edward Higginbotham; The King's Consort dir.Robert King Hyperion CDA66656
Henry Purcell The Complete Anthems and Services - 6 1. Why do the heathen so furiously rage together? Z65; 2. Lord, who can tell how oft he offendeth? Z26; 3. OLord, grant the King a long life Z38; 4. Hear me, O Lord, the great support Z 133; 5. Thou wakeful shepherd that dost Israel keep (A Morning Hymn) Z198; 6. Who hath believed our report? Z64; 7. I will love thee, O Lord ZN67; 8. Great God and just Z186; 9. Plung'd in the confines of despair Z142; 10. O praise the Lord, all ye heathen Z43; 11. My heart is fixed, O God Z29 Nicholas Witcomb, Mark Kennedy, Eamonn O'Dwyer (treb); James Bowman (ct); Rogers Covey-Crump (high ten); Charles Daniels, Paul Agnew (ten); Michael George (bs); The Choir of New College, Oxforddir. Edward Higginbotham; The King's Consort dir. Robert King Hyperion CDA66663
Henry Purcell Choral Works Evening Service in G minor: 1. Magnificat; 2. Nunc dimittis: Full Anthems: 3. O God, thou hast cast us out; 4. O Lord. God of hosts; 5. Remember not, Lord, our offences; 6. Lord, how long wilt thou be angry; 7. O God, thou art my God; 8. Man that is born of a woman; 9. Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts; Latin Psalm: 10. Jehova, quarn multi sunt hostes mei; Te Deum & Jubilate: 11. Te Deum laudamus; 12. Jubilate Deo; Service in B flat (from the Morning Service): 13. Benedicite omnia opera; (from the Evening Service): 14. Cantate Domino; 15. Deus misereatur; 16. Magnificat; 17. Nunc dimittis; Verse Anthems: 18. My heart is inditing; 19. O sing unto the Lord; 20. My beloved spake; 21. They that go down to the sea in ships; 22. Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem Choir of Christ Church Cathedral Oxford, The English Concert dir. Trevor Pinnock Archive 447 150-2
Coronation Music for King James II Blow | Lawes | Purcell | Child | Turner 1. God spake sometime in visions (Blow); 2. Let thy hand be strengthened (Blow); 3. Zadok the priest (Henry Lawes); 4. My heart is inditing (Purcell); 5. I was glad (Purcell); 6. O Lord, grant the King a long life (Child); 7. Behold, O God our defender (Blow); 8. The King shall rejoice (Turner) Choir of Westminster Abbey & Orchestra dir. Simon Preston Archive 419-163-2
Purcell Complete Ayres for the Theatre 1. Music in The Prophetess; 2. Music in King Arthur; 3. Music in The Fairy Queen; 4. Music in The Indian Queen; 5. Music in The Married Beau; 6. Music in The Old Batchelor; 7. Music in Amphitryon; 8. Music in The Double Dealer; 9. Music in Distressed Innocence; 10. Music in The Gordion Knot Untied; 11. Music in Abdelazer; 12. Music in Bonduca 13. Music in The Virtuous Wife; 14. Sonata 'While the sun rises' in The Fairy Queen; 15. Overture in G minor; 16. Overture to Sir Anthony Love; 17. Music in Timon of Athens, The Man-hater; 18.. Symphony in The Indian Queen The Parley of Instruments, The Parley of Instruments Baroque Orchestra dir. Roy Goodman Hyperion CDA67001/3
Henry Purcell Ayres for the Theatre 1. Suite from the play Abdelazer Z.570; 2. Overture from Timon of Athens Z.632/1; 3. Curtain Tune from Timon of Athens Z.632/20; 4. Suite from the play The Gordion Knot Unty'd Z.597; 5. Suite from the play Bonduca Z.574; 6. Chacony in G minor Z.730; 7. Suite from the play The Virtuous Wife Z.611 The Parley of Instruments dir. Peter Holman Helios CDH55010
Purcell The Fairy Queen Monteverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists dir. John Elliot Gardiner Archiv Produktion 477 6733
Purcell King Arthur Véronique Gens, Claron McFadden, Sandrine Piau, Susannah Waters (sop), Ian Paton, Mark Padmore (ten), Jomathan Best, Petteri Salomas, François Bazola (b), Les Arts Florissants dir. William Christie Erato 2564 67743-4
Henry Purcell King Arthur Véronique Gens, Hanna Bayodi (sop), Béatrice Jarrige (alt), Cyril Auvity (ct), Joseph Cornwell (ten), Peter Harvey (b), Le Concert Spirituel dir. Hervé Niquet Glossa GCD921608
Purcell Dido and Aeneas   Lynne Dawson, Rosemary Joshua (sop), Gerald Finley ((bar), Robin Blaze (ct), Clare College Chapel Choir (Timothy Brown), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment dir. René Jacobs Harmonia Mundi HMC 901683
Purcell Dido and Aeneas 1. Ode For St Cecilia's Day; 2. Dido and Aeneas Carolyn Watkinson (in Dido), Ruth Holton, Nicola Jenkin (in Ode) (sop); Michael Chance (alt); Paul Tindall (ten); George Mosley (bs), Monteverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists dir. John Elliot Gardiner Philips 432 114-2
Purcell Dido and Aeneas Solenne Lavanant Linke, Yeree Suh, Marian Flores, Magali Arnault (sop); Fabian Schofrin, Christophe Carrˇ (ct); Valerio Cantaldo (ten); Alejandro Meerapfel (bar), Monteverdi Choir; Capella Mediterranea, Nouvelle Mˇnestrandie dir. Leonardo Garcia Alarcon Philips 432 114-2
Purcell Dido and Aeneas   Tatiana Troyanos, Sheila Armstrong (sop), Barry McDaniel (ten), Monteverdi Choir Hamburg, NDR Chamber Orchestra dir. Charles Mackerras Archiv 198 424 (LP)
Purcell Dido and Aeneas   Kirsten Flagstad, Elisabeth Schwazkopf (sop), Thomas Hemsley (ten), The Mermaid Singers and Orchestra dir. Geraint Jones EMI Références CDH7610062
Henry Purcell The Fairy Queen The Fairy Queen - Semi-opera in 5 acts Honor Sheppard, Jean Knibbs, Christina Clarke (sop), Alfred Deller, Mark Deller (ct), John Buttrey, Neil Jenkins (ten), Maurice Bevan, Norman Platt (bar), Stour Music Chorus and Orchestra dir. Alfred Deller Harmonia Mundi 1901257/8
Henry Purcell The Tempest, or The Enchanted Island Meredith Hall, Gillian Keith (sop), Rosemarie van der Hooft (m sop), Nils Brown, Michael Colvin (ten), Brett Polegato (bar), Paul Grindlay (b bar), Aradia Baroque Ensemble dir. Kevin Mallon Naxos 8.554262
Purcell Odes for Saint Cecilia's Day 1. Hail! bright Cec ilia!; 2. Welcome to all the pleasures Susan Hamilton, Siri Thornhill (sop), Robin Blaze, Martin van der Zeijst (ct), Mark Padmore (ten), Jonathan Arnold, Jonathan Brown, Peter Harvey (bs). Choir and Orchestra of the Collegium Vocale dir. Philippe Herreweghe Harmonia Mundi HMC 901643
Henry Purcell Hail, bright Cecilia! 1. Ode for St Cecelia's Day (Z.328); 2. My beloved spake (Z.28); 3. O sing unto the Lord (Z.44) Gabrieli Consort. Gabrieli Players dir. Paul McCreesh Archiv Produktion 445 882-2
The Purcell Circle The Mantle of Orpheus 1. No, no, no, resistance is but vain (H. Purcell); 2. The appointed Hour (J. Weldon); 3. Sweeter than Roses (H. Purcell); 4. Fixt on the fair Miranda's Eyes (J. Eccles); 5. On yonder Bed Supinely Laid (D. Purcell); 6. Releive, the fair Belinda said (J. Eccles); 7. Lovely Albino (H. Purcell); 8. Take, O take those Lips away (J. Weldon); 9. When Myra sings (H. Purcell); 10. Come, let us howle (J. Eccles); 11 . Let the dreadfull Engines (H. Purcell); 12. From Rosie Bow'rs (H. Purcell); 13. Love thou can'st hear (H. Purcell); 14. Underneath a gloomy shade (D. Purcell); 15. Stay, gentle Echo (J. Blow); 16. The Fatal I lour (H. Purcell); 17. Lost is my Quiet (H. Purcell); 18. Bacchus is a Pow'r divine (H. Purcell); 19. Let us revell and roar (J. Eccles); 20. Hey hoe! (J. Eccles); Emma Kirkby, Everlyn Tubb (sop), Mary Nichols (alt), Joseph Cornwell, Andrew King (ten), Simon Grant, David Thomas (bs), The Consort of Musicke dir. Anthony Rooley Columns Classics Musica Oscura 6709772
Henry Purcell The Gresham Autograph 1. Come All Yee Songsters; 2. May Ye God Of Wit; 3. Heark How All Things; 4. Ground in G gamut (Z.645); 5. Thrice Happy Lovers; 6. 1 I Look'd And Saw; 7. Now Ye Night Is Chac'd Away; 8. Hark Th'ecchoing Air; 9. Turn Then Thine Eyes; 10. Ground in D minor (Z.D222); 11. No No Poor Suff'ring Heart; 12. In Vain 'Gainst Love; 13. Yes Daphne In Yor Face; 14. Corrinna Is Divinely Fair; 15. Thus To A Ripe Consenting Maid; 16. Hornpipe in E minor (Z.T685); 17. Voluntary in G (Z.720); 18. 'Tis Natures Voice; 19. Thou Tuns't This World; 20. The Fife And All Ye Harmony; 21. Voluntary in D Minor (Z.718); 22. Aprill Who Til Now; 23. Departing Thus; 24. Kindly Treat Maria's Day; 25. Prelude in G minor (Z.661); 26. Ah! Cruel Nymph; 27. I See She Fly's Me; 28. I Love And I Must; 29. Not All My Torments; 30. What Can Wee Poor Females Doe New Chamber Opera Ensemble: Libby Crabtree, Rachel Elliott, Deborah Yorke (sop), Gary Cooper (spinet, org), Elizabeth Kennt (theorbo, baroque gtr), Mark Levy (bs viol) ASV Gaudeamus CD GAU 194
Mad Songs Purcell | Eccles | Blow 1. Bess of Bedlam (Henry Purcell); 2. Must then a faithful lover go? (John Eccles); 3. Reason, what art thou? (John Weldon); 4. Oh! Take him gently from the pile (John Eccles); 5. Mad Maudlin (Anon.); 6. From rosy bow'rs (Henry Purcell); 7. Let all be gay (John Eccles); 8. Restless in thought (John Eccles); 9. I burn, my brain consumes to ashes (John Eccles); 10. While I with wounding grief (Godfrey Finger); 11. I'll sail upon the dog-star (Henry Purcell); 12. Morpheus, thou gentle god (Daniel Purcell); 13. Love's but the frailty of the mind (John Eccles); 14. Tom of Bedlam (Anon.); 15. Let the dreadful engines (Henry Purcell); 16. Cease of Cupid to complain (John Eccles); 17. Not all my torments (Henry Purcell); 18. Lysander I pursue in vain (John Blow) Catherine Bott (sop), David Roblou (hpsd & org), Mark Levy (bs viol), Anthony Pleeth (cello), Paula Chateauneuf (archl & gtr),Tom Finucane (archl) L'Oiseau-Lyre 433187-2
Lost Is My Quiet 1. I burn, my brain consumes to ashes (Eccles); 2. See the forsaken fair with streaming eyes (Eccles); 3. As Cupid roguishly one day (Eccles); 4. Oh! that mine eyes would melt into a flood (Blow); 5. Lovely Selina, innocent and free (Blow); 6. My dearest, my fairest (Daniel Purcell); 7. Since from my dear Astrea's sight (Purcell); 8. Here the deities approve (Purcell); 9. The Virtuous Wife, or Good Luck at Last (excerpt) (Purcell); 10. Lost is my quiet for ever (Purcell); 11. Strike the viol (Purcell); 12. Suite from "Amphitryon, or the Two Sosias (Purcell); 13. One charming night (Purcell) Nancy Argenta (sop), Daniel Taylor (ct) acc. Adrian Butterfield, Hélène Plouffe (vln), Margaret Little (viola), Susie Napper (cello), Matthias Maute, Sophie Larivière (rec), Christopher Jackson (hpsd), Nigel North (l) ATMA ACD2 2300
Orpheus with his lute Music for Shakespeare from Purcell to Arne 1. Overture to Titus Andronicus (Jeremiah Clarke); 2. Take, O take those lips away (John Weldon); 3. Can life be a blessing? (John Eccles); 4. Pardon, goddess of the night (Thomas Chilcot); 5. Orpheus with his lute (Maurice Greene); 6. Orpheus with his lute (Thomas Chilcot); 7. Hark, hark, the lark (Thomas Chilcot); 8. To fair Fidele's grassy tomb (Thomas Arne); 9. Concerto No 9 in E minor (Robert Woodcock); 10. When daisies pied and violets blue (Richard Leveridge); 11. When daisies pied and violets blue (Thomas Arne); 12. When icicles hang on the wall (Thomas Arne); 13. You spotted snakes (John Christopher Smith); 14. Full fathom five (John Christopher Smith); 15. All fancy sick (Willem De Fesch); 16. Dry those eyes which are o'erflowing (John Weldon); 17. Dear pretty youth (Henry Purcell); 18. Honour, riches, marriage-blessing (Thomas Arne); 19. Where the bee sucks, there lurk I (Thomas Arne) Catherine Bott (sop), Rachel Brown (fl), The Parley Of Instruments dir. Peter Holman Hyperion CDA67450
The Singing Club Ravenscroft, Lawes, Purcell, Arne 1. A round of three country dances in one (Thomas Ravenscroft); 2. There were three ravens (Thomas Ravenscroft); 3. Call George again, boys (John Hilton); 4. Drink tonight of the moonshine bright (William Lawes); 5. She weepeth sore in the night (William Lawes); 6. Dainty fine aniseed water (William Lawes ); 7. Where the bee sucks, there suck I (John Wilson); 8. Gather ye rosebuds while ye may (William Lawes); 9. Tis women makes us love, Z 281 (Henry Purcell); 10. Sir Walter enjoying his damsel, Z 273 (Henry Purcell); 11. Inigo Jones (Anon.); 12. Epitaph (Jonathan Battishill); 13. The Singing Club (Thomas Arne); 14. Foresters sound the cheerful horn (Henry Bishop); 15. To soften care (Thomas Arne); 16. To Anacreon in Heaven (John Stafford Smith); 17. Elegy on the death of Mr. Shenstone (Thomas Arne) ; 18. Much Ado about Nothing: Sigh no more, ladies (Thomas Arne); 19. There is a paradise on earth (Robert Lucas Pearsall); 20. O who will o'er the downs so free (Robert Lucas Pearsall); 21. Sweet and Low (Joseph Barnby) The Hilliard Ensemble dir. Paul Hillier Harmonia Mundi HMA 1951153
English Mad Songs And Ayres   1. Oh Solitude! (Purcell); 2. The Fatal Hour (Purcell); 3. Evening Hymn (Purcell); 4. With Sick and Famish'd Eyes (Purcell); 5. Be Welcome Then. Great Sir (Purcell); 6. Hark! The Echoing Air (Purcell); 7. Fame's an Echo (Arne); 8. Not on Beds of Facing Flow'rs (Arne); 9. O Come, O Come my Dearest (Arne); 10. Sleep, gentle Cherub. Sleep descend (Arne); 11. Bess of Bedlam (Purcell); 12. 21 Harpsichord solo: A New Ground (Purcell); 13. Music for a While (Purcell); 14. Lysander I Pursue (Blow); Julianne Baird (sop), Colin Tilney (hpsd), Alison Mackay (vdag) Dorian Recordings DOR-90105
Henry Purcell Fantasias for the Viols 1680 1. Fantasia Upon One Note; 2. Fantasia I a 3; 3. Fantasia II a 3; 4. Fantasia III a 3; 5. Fantasia IV June 10 1680 a4; 6. Fantasia V June 11 1680 a4; 7. Fantasia VI June 14 1680 a4; 8. In Nomine in Six Parts; 9. Fantasia VII June 19 1680 a4; 10. Fantasia VIII June 22 1680 a4; 11. Fantasia IX June 23 1680 a4; 12. Fantasia X June 30 1680 a4; 13. Fantasia X August 18 1680 a4; 14. Fantasia XII August 31 1680 a4; 15. In Nomine in Seven Parts Hesperion XX dir. Jordi Savall Astrée Naïve ES 9922
Fantazia Henry Purcell 1 . Fantazia #4  Z.735 (Purcell);
2. Fantazia #5  Z.736 (Purcell);
3. Fantazia #6  Z.737 (Purcell);
4. Fantazia #7 Z.738 (Purcell);
5. Fantazia #8 Z.739 (Purcell);
6. Fantazia #10 Z.741 (Purcell);
7. Fantazia #11 Z.742 (Purcell);
8. Fantazia #12  Z.743 (Purcell);
9. Chacony in G minor Z.730 (Purcell);
10. Pavan No.1 in C minor (Mico);
11. Pavan No. 4 in C major (Mico);
12. Pavan in C minor (Jenkins);
13. Pavan in F minor (Jenkins)
Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet Channel Classics CCS 16998
Henry Purcell Sonatas and Theatre Music 1. Sonata VI in C Major (Z. 795); 2. Musick in Distressed Innocence, or, The Princess of Persia (Z577); 3. Sonata VI in G minor (Z. 807); 4. Sonta I in G minor (Z. 790); 5. Sonata VIII in G Major (Z. 797); 6. Music in The Virtuous Wife (Z. 611); 7. Sonata III in D minor (Z. 792); 8. Three Parts upon a Ground (Z. 731) Chatham Baroque Dorian DOR-90309
Henry Purcell Twelve Sonatas of Three Parts 1. Sonata No.1 in G minor (Z. 790);
2. Sonata No.2 in B flat major (Z. 791);
3. Sonata No.3 in D minor (Z. 792);
4. Sonata No.4 in F major (Z. 793);
5. Sonata No.5 in A minor (Z. 794);
6. Sonata No.6 in C major(Z. 795);
7. Sonata No.7 in E minor (Z. 796);
8. Sonata No.8 in G major (Z. 797);
9. Sonata No.9 in C minor (Z. 798);
10. Sonata No.10 in A major .(Z. 799);
11. Sonata No.11 in F minor (Z. 800);
12. Sonata No. 12 in D major (Z. 801)
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Henry Purcell Ten Sonata's in Four Parts 1. Sonata No.1 in G minor (Z. 802);
2. Sonata No.2 in E flat major (Z. 803);
3. Sonata No.3 in A minor (Z. 804);
4. Sonata No.4 in D minor (Z. 805);
5. Sonata No.5 in G minor (Z. 806);
6. Sonata No.6 in G minor (Z. 807);
7. Sonata No.7 in C major (Z. 808);
8. Sonata No.8 in G minor (Z. 809);
9. Sonata No.9 [The Golden Sonata] in F major (Z. 810);
10. Sonata No.10 in D major (Z. 811);
11. Appendix. Sonata 7;
12. Appendix. Sonata 8
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Purcell Chamber Music 1. Three Parts On A Ground in D major Z.731; 2. Sonata No.VI in G minor Z.807; 3. Pavan a 4 (for 3 violins) in G minor Z.752; 4. Chacony a 4 in G minor Z.730; 5. Pavan a 3 in B flat major Z.750; 6. Pavan a 3 in G minor Z.751; 7. Pavan a 3 in A minor Z.749; 8, Pavan a 3 in A major Z.748; 9. Sonata No.Vll in E minor Z.796; 10. Sonata No.Xll in D major Z.801; 11. Overture a 4 in D minor Z.771; 12. Overture a 4 in G major Z.336; 13. Overture a 5 in G minor Z.772; 14. Suite a 4 in G maior Z.770 London Baroque Harmonia Mundi HMT 7901327
Four and Twenty Fiddlers Music for the Restoration Court Violin Band 1. Curtain Tune in C major (Locke); 2. Incidental music for Thomas Shadwell's operatic version of Shakespeare's play 'The Tempest' (Locke/Robert Smith); 3. Suite of Brawles in B flat (Locke); 4. Suite in G minor (Locke); 5. Curtain Tune in D major (Locke); 6. The Musick att the Bath (Banister); 7. Incidental Music for Rochester's play 'Valentinian' (Grabu); 8. Concert of Venus from 'Albion and Albanus' (Grabu); 9. The Staircase Overture in B flat (Purcell); 10. Chacony in G minor (Purcell) The Parley of Instruments Renaissance Violin Band dir. Peter Holman Hyperion CDA 66667
Henry Purcell and His Time 17th Century English Chamber Music 1. Suite IV fron the Broken Consort (Locke); 2. Consort Suite VII (Lawes); 3. Fantasia (Jenkins); 4. Prelude and Divisions on a Ground (Simpson); 5. Suite III from the Broken Consort (Locke); 6. Divisions on John come Kiss; 7. Pavan à 4 (Purcell); 8. Pavan à 3 (Purcell); 9. Three parts upon a ground (Purcell) Scaramouche: Andrew Manze, Caroline Balding (vln), Ulrike Wild (hpsd, org), Jaap ter Linden (bs viol) Channel Classics CCS 4792
Johnson • Lawes • Humfrey • Purcell With endless teares 1. Have you seen but the bright lily grow (Robert Johnson); 2. Woods, rocks and mountains (Robert Johnson); 3. With endless tears (Robert Johnson); 4. Come hither you that love (Robert Johnson); 5. Come, heavy sleep (Robert Johnson); 6. Almain (Robert Johnson); 7. The Prince's Almain (Robert Johnson); 8. Mark how the blushful morn (Nicholas Lanier); 9. I wish no more (Nicholas Lanier); 10. No more shall meads be deck'd with flowers (Nicholas Lanier); 11. Almain (Robert Johnson); 12. Almain (Robert Johnson); 13. Amarillis by a spring (Henry Lawes); 14. Amintor's Welladay (Henry Lawes); 15. Sleep soft, you cold clay cinders (Henry Lawes); 16. Chloris dead, lamented by Amintor (Henry Lawes); 17. Courante (Jacques Gaultier); 18. Volte (Jacques Gaultier); 19. Ariadne's Lament (Henry Lawes); 20. Courante (Jacques Gaultier); 21. Cloches (Jacques Gaultier); 22. Cupid once, when weary grown (Pelham Humfrey); 23. Oh! That I had but a fine man (Pelham Humfrey); 24. O Love, if e'er thou'lt ease a heart (Pelham Humfrey); 25. How severe is forgetful old age (Pelham Humfrey); 26. If grief has any pow'r (Henry Purcell); 27. When first Amintas sued for a kiss (Henry Purcell); 28. Music for a while (Henry Purcell); 29. Farewell, all joys! (Henry Purcell) Johanette Zomer (sop), Fred Jacobs (l, theorbo) Channel Classics CCS SA 26609
Simpson | Jenkins | Lawes | Purcell | Tomkins Two upon a Ground 1. Division in A (Simpson); 2. Division in F (Simpson); 3. Voluntary (Tomkins); 4. Division in F (Simpson); 5. Division in C (Finger); 6. Division in C (Jenkins); 7. La Pompe Funèbre (Ennemond Gautier); 8. Fantazia (Locke); 9. Courant (Locke); 10. Division in G (Simpson); 11. Sonata solo in G (Finger); 12. Loves farewell (Hume); 13. Suite in g (Lawes); 14. Prelude (Tomkins); 15. What if a day (Tomkins); 16. Worster Brawls (Tomkins); 17. Pavan (Hume); 18. Two in one upon a ground (Purcell); 19. Division in A (Jenkins) Charivari Agréable: Susanne Heinrich (viols), Kah-Ming Ng (keyboard), Linda Sayce (lutes), with Susanna Pell (viols) Signum SIGCD007
Ostinato Falconiero ° Marini ° Merula ° Ortiz ° Pachelbel ° Purcell ° Rossi ° Valente ° Anonimi 1. Gallarda Napolitana (Valente); 2. Passamezza antico: Zarabanda (Ortiz); 3. Passcalle (Falconiero); 4. Passamezzo moderno (Ortiz); 5. Ciaccona (Falconiero); 6. Ruggiero (Ortiz); 7. Romanesca (Ortiz); 8. Sopra l'Aria di Ruggiero (Rossi); 9. Passacalio (Marini); 10. Canarios (Improv); 11. Ruggiero (Merula); 12. Tres Glosas sobre "Todo el Mundo en general" (Correa de Arauxo); 13. Ciavvona (Merula); 14. Sonata à 2 (Purcell); 15. Three Parts upon a Ground (Purcell); 16. Kanon und Gigue (Pachelbel); 17. Greensleeves to a Ground (Anon.) Hesperion XXI dir. Jordi Savall Alia Vox AV 9820
Purcell Harpsichord Suites 1. Suite No. 1 in G Major; 2. Suite No. 2 in G minor; 3. Suite No. 3 in G Major; 4. Suite No. 4 in A minor; 5. Suite No. 5 in C Major; 6. Ground in G minor; 7. Suite No. 6 in D Major; 8. Suite No. 7 in D minor; 9. Suite No. 8 in F Major; 10. A New Ground Kenneth Gilbert (hpsd) Harmonia Mundi HMA 1951496
Henry Purcell Keyboard Suites & Grounds 1. Suite No. 1 in G Major; 2. Chaconne in G minor; 3. Suite No. 2 in G minor; 4. Ground Z.T681; 5. Suite No. 3 in G Major; 6. A New Ground Z.T682; 7. Suite No. 4 in A minor; 8. Ground in Gamut; Z.645; 9. Suite No. 5 in C Major; 10. Ground Z.D221; 11. Suite No. 6 in D Major; 12. Round O Z.T684; 13. Suite No. 7 in D minor; 14. Ground Z.D222; 15. Suite No. 8 in F Major Richard Eggar (hpsd) Harmonia Mundi HMU907428

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