Music of Henry Purcell [Box Set]

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  • Release Date: 8/5/2008
  • Label: Musical Concepts
  • UPC: 851950001940
  • Catalog Number: 194

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Fantasia upon a ground, for 3 violins (or recorders) & continuo in D major /F major, Z. 731 - Henry Purcell & Neville Marriner (5:44)
  2. 2 Music for a While (from "Oedipus"), song, Z. 583/2 - Henry Purcell & Walter Bergmann (4:05)
  3. 3 I love and I must, song, Z. 382 - Henry Purcell & Henry Purcell (2:58)
  4. 4 Let the dreadful engines (from "Don Quixote"), song, Z. 578/3 - Thomas D'Urfey & Henry Purcell (7:45)
  5. 5 Thrice Happy Lovers (Epithalamium from "The Fairy Queen"), aria for soprano, Z. 629/39bc - Henry Purcell & Walter Bergmann (3:07)
  6. 6 If music be the food of love, song, Z. 379 (3 settings) - Henry Purcell & Walter Bergmann (2:37)
  7. 7 Great God and just, sacred song for soprano, chorus & continuo, Z. 186 - Henry Purcell & April Cantelo (7:51)
  8. 8 Not all my torments can your pity move, song, Z. 400 - Henry Purcell & Henry Purcell (2:22)
  9. 9 Close thine eyes and sleep secure, sacred song for soprano, bass & continuo, Z. 184 - Henry Purcell & Maurice Bevan (4:21)
  10. 10 Fairest Isle (from "King Arthur"), aria for soprano, Z. 628/38 - Henry Purcell & Walter Bergmann (2:41)
  11. 11 Sweeter than roses (from "Pausanius"), song, Z. 585/1 - Henry Purcell & Walter Bergmann (3:35)
  12. 12 The fatal hour comes on apace, song, Z. 421 - Henry Purcell & Henry Purcell (4:22)
  13. 13 Celebrate this festival (Birthday Ode for Queen Mary), ode for 5 soloists, double chorus, 2 oboes, 2 trumpets & continuo, Z. 321: Crown the Altar - Henry Purcell & Walter Bergmann (2:50)
  14. 14 I attempt from Love's Sickness to Fly (from "The Indian Queen"), Z630/17h - Henry Purcell & Walter Bergmann (2:17)
  15. 15 O lead me to some peaceful gloom (from "Bonduca"), song, Z. 574/17 - Henry Purcell & Henry Purcell (3:10)
  16. 16 Prophetess, or The History of Dioclesian, semi-opera, Z. 627: What Shall I Do to Show All Much I Love Her? - Henry Purcell & Henry Purcell (3:53)
  17. 17 From rosie bow'rs (from "Don Quixote"), song, Z. 578/9 - Thomas D'Urfey & Henry Purcell (7:17)
Disc 2
  1. 1 The Fairy Queen, semi-opera, Z. 629: Secrecie's Song - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (2:04)
  2. 2 The Fairy Queen, semi-opera, Z. 629: Mystery's Song - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (0:56)
  3. 3 If ever I more riches did desire, song for 2 sopranos, tenor, bass, 2 violins & continuo, Z. 544: Here let my life - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (2:52)
  4. 4 Welcome to all the pleasures (An Ode for St. Cecilia's Day), for soloists, chorus & instruments, Z. 339: Here the Deities approve - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (4:40)
  5. 5 Since from my dear Astrea's sight (from "Prophetess"), aria for soprano, Z. 627/App2 - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (3:58)
  6. 6 O let me weep ("The Plaint" from "The Fairy Queen"), aria, Z. 629/40 - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (7:27)
  7. 7–11 Sonata in 4 parts for two violins, bass viol & continuo No. 9 ("The Golden Sonata") in F major, Z. 810 - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (7:35)
  8. 8 Song tune for harpsichord in C major (from "The Second Part of Musick's Handmaid"), ZT 694 - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (1:04)
  9. 9 March for harpsichord in C major, Z. 647 - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (0:53)
  10. 10 March for harpsichord in C major, Z. 648 - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (0:57)
  11. 11 A New Minuet for harpsichord in D minor, ZT 689 - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (1:22)
  12. 12 Minuet for harpsichord in A minor, Z. 649 - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (1:03)
  13. 13 Minuet for harpsichord in A minor, Z. 650 - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (0:53)
  14. 14 A New Scotch Tune, for harpsichord in G major, Z. 655 - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (1:26)
  15. 15 A New Ground (from "Welcome to All the Pleasures"), for harpsichord in E minor, ZT 682 - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (2:28)
  16. 16 A New Irish Tune ("Lilliburlero"), for harpsichord in G major, Z. 646 - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (0:33)
  17. 17 Rigadoon for harpsichord in C major, Z. 653 - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (0:46)
  18. 18 Sefauchi's Farewell, for harpsichord in D minor, Z. 656 - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (2:05)
  19. 19 Minuet (from "Ye Tuneful Muses") for harpsichord in D minor, ZT 688 - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (1:07)
  20. 24–26 Sonata for violin & continuo (Trio Sonata) in G minor, Z. 780 - Henry Purcell & Neville Marriner (5:54)
  21. 27–29 Suite for harpsichord No. 6 in D major (from "A Choice Collection of Lessons"), Z. 667 - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (4:11)
Disc 3
  1. 1–41 Dido and Aeneas, opera, Z. 626 - Henry Purcell & Maurice Bevan (54:33)
Disc 4
  1. 1–13 Hail, bright Cecilia (Ode for St. Cecilia's Day), for soloists, chorus & instruments, Z. 328 - Henry Purcell & Michael Tippett (57:04)
  2. 2 Welcome to all the pleasures (An Ode for St. Cecilia's Day), for soloists, chorus & instruments, Z. 339: Ouverture - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (3:17)
  3. 3 Welcome to all the pleasures (An Ode for St. Cecilia's Day), for soloists, chorus & instruments, Z. 339: Welcome to All the Pleasures - Henry Purcell & Walter Bergmann (2:31)
  4. 4 Welcome to all the pleasures (An Ode for St. Cecilia's Day), for soloists, chorus & instruments, Z. 339: Here the Deities approve - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (4:06)
  5. 5 Welcome to all the pleasures (An Ode for St. Cecilia's Day), for soloists, chorus & instruments, Z. 339: While joys celestial - Henry Purcell & Walter Bergmann (1:36)
  6. 6 Welcome to all the pleasures (An Ode for St. Cecilia's Day), for soloists, chorus & instruments, Z. 339: Then lift up your voices - Henry Purcell & Walter Bergmann (2:04)
  7. 7 Welcome to all the pleasures (An Ode for St. Cecilia's Day), for soloists, chorus & instruments, Z. 339: Adagio - Henry Purcell & Walter Bergmann (1:53)
  8. 8 Welcome to all the pleasures (An Ode for St. Cecilia's Day), for soloists, chorus & instruments, Z. 339: Beauty thou scene of love - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (3:04)
  9. 9 Welcome to all the pleasures (An Ode for St. Cecilia's Day), for soloists, chorus & instruments, Z. 339: In a consort of voices - Henry Purcell & Walter Bergmann (1:27)
Disc 5
  1. 1–18 The Masque in Dioclesian (Act 5 from "Prophetess"), semi-opera, Z. 627/26-39 - Henry Purcell & Maurice Bevan (38:35)
  2. 2 Prophetess, or The History of Dioclesian, semi-opera, Z. 627: Act 1. First Music - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (2:01)
  3. 3 Prophetess, or The History of Dioclesian, semi-opera, Z. 627: Act 1. First Act Tune or Hornpipe - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (0:41)
  4. 4 Prophetess, or The History of Dioclesian, semi-opera, Z. 627: Act 1. Instrumental Interlude - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (0:42)
  5. 5 Prophetess, or The History of Dioclesian, semi-opera, Z. 627: Act 1. Dance of the Furies - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (2:38)
  6. 6 Prophetess, or The History of Dioclesian, semi-opera, Z. 627: Act 2. Second Act Tune - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (1:24)
  7. 7 Prophetess, or The History of Dioclesian, semi-opera, Z. 627: Act 3. The Chair Dance - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (1:24)
  8. 8 Prophetess, or The History of Dioclesian, semi-opera, Z. 627: Act 3. Third Act Tune - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (0:43)
  9. 9 Prophetess, or The History of Dioclesian, semi-opera, Z. 627: Act 3. Instrumental Interlude - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (0:49)
  10. 10 Prophetess, or The History of Dioclesian, semi-opera, Z. 627: Act 4. Butterfly Dance - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (1:39)
  11. 11 Prophetess, or The History of Dioclesian, semi-opera, Z. 627: Act 5. Country Dance - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (1:05)
Disc 6
  1. 1–9 Come ye sons of art away (Birthday ode for Queen Mary), for soloists, chorus & instruments, Z. 323 - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (26:16)
  2. 2 Rejoice in the Lord alway ("Bell Anthem"), anthem for alto, tenor, bass, chorus, strings & organ, Z. 49 - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (9:29)
  3. 11–18 My beloved spake, anthem for alto, tenor, 2 basses, chorus, strings & continuo, Z. 28 - Henry Purcell & Christine Chagnon (11:46)
  4. 19–25 Ode on the Death of Mr. Henry Purcell, for 2 male altos, 2 recorders, viol, & continuo - John Blow & Christine Chagnon (22:57)
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