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Purcell: Theatre Music

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  • Release Date: 10/12/2004
  • Label: Decca
  • UPC: 028947552925
  • Catalog Number: 000321502
  • Sales rank: 19,049

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1–4 Abdelazer, or, the Moor's Revenge, incidental music, Z. 570 - Academy of Ancient Music & Henry Purcell (16:15)
  2. 5–7 Distressed Innocence, or, the Princess of Persia, incidental music, Z. 577 - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (9:16)
  3. 8–12 The Married Beau, or, the Curious Impertinent, incidental music, Z. 603 - Academy of Ancient Music & Henry Purcell (14:43)
  4. 13–15 The Gordian Knot Unty'd, incidental music, Z. 597 - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (10:36)
  5. 16–20 Sir Anthony Love, or, the Rambling Lady, incidental music, Z. 588 - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (15:43)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Bonduca, or, The British Heroine, incidental music, Z. 574: Overture - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (2:36)
  2. 2 Bonduca, or, The British Heroine, incidental music, Z. 574: Air - Hornpipe - Air - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (3:29)
  3. 3 Bonduca, or, The British Heroine, incidental music, Z. 574: Hornpipe - Air - Minuet - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (2:56)
  4. 4 Bonduca, or, The British Heroine, incidental music, Z. 574: Jack, thou'rt a toper - Academy of Ancient Music & Henry Purcell (1:54)
  5. 5 Bonduca, or, The British Heroine, incidental music, Z. 574: Hear us great Rugwith - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (2:58)
  6. 6 Bonduca, or, The British Heroine, incidental music, Z. 574: Hear, ye Gods of Britain - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (1:18)
  7. 7 Bonduca, or, The British Heroine, incidental music, Z. 574: Sing, sing, ye Druids! - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (2:45)
  8. 8 Bonduca, or, The British Heroine, incidental music, Z. 574: Divine Andate, president of war - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (0:51)
  9. 9 Bonduca, or, The British Heroine, incidental music, Z. 574: To arms - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (2:10)
  10. 10 Bonduca, or, The British Heroine, incidental music, Z. 574: Britons strike home! - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (2:47)
  11. 11 Bonduca, or, The British Heroine, incidental music, Z. 574: O lead me to some peaceful gloom - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (2:48)
  12. 12–16 Circe, incidental music, Z. 575 - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (15:23)
  13. 17–19 The Virtuous Wife, or, Good Luck at Last, incidental music, Z. 611 - Thomas D'Urfey & Henry Purcell (13:19)
  14. 20–25 The Old Bachelor, incidental music, Z. 607 - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (14:25)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Overture and Suite for 2 violins, viola & continuo in G major, Z. 770 (inner parts incomplete) - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (2:00)
  2. 2 Don Quixote, incidental music, Z. 578: Sing all ye Muses - Thomas D'Urfey & Henry Purcell (3:47)
  3. 3 Don Quixote, incidental music, Z. 578: When the world first knew creation - Thomas D'Urfey & Henry Purcell (2:21)
  4. 4 Don Quixote, incidental music, Z. 578: Let the dreadful engines of eternal will - Thomas D'Urfey & Henry Purcell (6:36)
  5. 5 Don Quixote, incidental music, Z. 578: With this sacred charming wand - Thomas D'Urfey & Henry Purcell (9:09)
  6. 6 Don Quixote, incidental music, Z. 578: Since times are so bad - Thomas D'Urfey & Henry Purcell (5:21)
  7. 7 Don Quixote, incidental music, Z. 578: Genius of England - Thomas D'Urfey & Henry Purcell (4:31)
  8. 8 Don Quixote, incidental music, Z. 578: Lads and Lasses, blithe and gay - Thomas D'Urfey & Henry Purcell (1:46)
  9. 9 Don Quixote, incidental music, Z. 578: From rosie bow'rs - Thomas D'Urfey & Henry Purcell (6:08)
  10. 10–17 Amphitryon, or, the Two Sosias, incidental music, Z. 572 - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (19:24)
Disc 4
  1. 1–4 The Double Dealer, incidental music, Z. 592 - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (14:11)
  2. 2 The Richmond Heiress, or, A Woman Once in the Right, incidental music, Z. 608: Behold the man - Thomas D'Urfey & Henry Purcell (8:38)
  3. 3 The Rival Sisters, or, the Violence of Love, incidental music, Z. 609: Overture - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (3:30)
  4. 4 The Rival Sisters, or, the Violence of Love, incidental music, Z. 609: Celia has a thousand charms - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (2:20)
  5. 5 The Rival Sisters, or, the Violence of Love, incidental music, Z. 609: Take not a woman's anger ill - Academy of Ancient Music & Henry Purcell (1:20)
  6. 6 The Rival Sisters, or, the Violence of Love, incidental music, Z. 609: How happy, how happy is she - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (1:36)
  7. 7 Henry II, King of England, incidental music, Z. 580: In vain, 'gainst Love, in vain I strove - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (1:56)
  8. 11–12 Tyrannic Love, or, the Royal Martyr, incidental music, Z. 613 - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (8:49)
  9. 12 Overture for 2 violins, 2 violas & continuo in G minor, Z. 772 - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (3:15)
  10. 14–22 Theodosius, or, the Force of Love, incidental music, Z.606 - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (21:23)
Disc 5
  1. 1 The Libertine, or, the Libertine Destroyed, incidental music, Z. 600: Nymphs and shepherds - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (1:51)
  2. 2 The Libertine, or, the Libertine Destroyed, incidental music, Z. 600: We come - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (1:39)
  3. 3 The Libertine, or, the Libertine Destroyed, incidental music, Z. 600: Prelude - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (1:27)
  4. 4 The Libertine, or, the Libertine Destroyed, incidental music, Z. 600: Prepare, prepare, new guests draw near - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (4:38)
  5. 5 The Libertine, or, the Libertine Destroyed, incidental music, Z. 600: To arms, heroic prince - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (3:20)
  6. 6 The Massacre of Paris, incidental music, Z. 604: Thy genius, Io (2 settings) - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (6:21)
  7. 7 Oedipus, incidental music, Z. 583: Hear, ye sullen powers below - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (3:03)
  8. 8 Oedipus, incidental music, Z. 583: Music for a while - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (3:41)
  9. 9 Oedipus, incidental music, Z. 583: Come away, do not stay ... Laius! Hear, hear - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (2:25)
  10. 10 Overture for 2 violins, viola & continuo in D minor, Z. 771 - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (2:50)
  11. 11 The History of King Richard II, or, The Sicilian Usurper, incidental music, Z. 581: Retir'd from any mortal's sight - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (3:01)
  12. 12 Sir Barnaby Whigg, or, No Wit Like a Woman's, incidental music, Z. 589: Blow, blow, Boreas, blow - Thomas D'Urfey & Henry Purcell (3:45)
  13. 13 Sophonisba, or Hannibal's Overthrow, incidental music, Z. 590: Beneath the poplar's shadow - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (1:50)
  14. 14 The English Lawyer, incidental music, Z. 594: My wife has a tongue - Academy of Ancient Music & Henry Purcell (1:28)
  15. 15 A Fool's Preferment, or, The Three Dukes of Dunstable, incidental music, Z. 571: I sigh'd, and I pin'd ... There's nothing so fatal - Thomas D'Urfey & Henry Purcell (1:49)
  16. 16 A Fool's Preferment, or, The Three Dukes of Dunstable, incidental music, Z. 571: Fled is my love ... 'Tis death alone ... I'll moun - Thomas D'Urfey & Henry Purcell (2:43)
  17. 17 A Fool's Preferment, or, The Three Dukes of Dunstable, incidental music, Z. 571: I'll sail upon the Dog-star - Thomas D'Urfey & Henry Purcell (1:25)
  18. 18 A Fool's Preferment, or, The Three Dukes of Dunstable, incidental music, Z. 571: Jenny, 'gin you can love - Thomas D'Urfey & Henry Purcell (2:11)
  19. 19 A Fool's Preferment, or, The Three Dukes of Dunstable, incidental music, Z. 571: If thou wilt give me back my love - Thomas D'Urfey & Henry Purcell (0:43)
  20. 20 The Indian Emperor, or, The Conquest of Mexico, incidental music, Z. 598: I look'd, and saw within - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (2:08)
  21. 21 The Knight of Malta, incidental music, Z. 599: At the close of the ev'ning - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (1:31)
  22. 22 Why, my Daphne, why complaining? (A Dialogue between Thirsis and Daphne), song for soprano, bass & continuo, Z. 525: Why, my Daphne, shy complaining - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (3:39)
  23. 23–25 The Wives' Excuse, or, Cuckolds Make Themselves, incidental music, Z. 612 - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (6:27)
  24. 24 Cleomenes, the Spartan Hero, incidental music, Z. 576: No, no, poor suff'ring heart - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (3:01)
  25. 25 Regulus, or, the Faction of Carthage, incidental music, Z. 586: Ah me! to many deaths - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (3:15)
  26. 26 The Marriage-Hater Match'd, incidental music, Z. 602: As soon as the chaos ... How vile are the sordid i - Thomas D'Urfey & Henry Purcell (4:01)
Disc 6
  1. 1 Love Triumphant, or Nature Will Prevail, incidental music, Z. 582: How happy's the husband - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (1:44)
  2. 2 Rule a Wife and Have a Wife, incidental music, Z. 587: There's not a swain - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (1:13)
  3. 3 The Female Virtuosos, incidental music, Z. 596: Love, thou art best - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (2:00)
  4. 4 Epsom Wells, incidental music, Z. 579: Leave these useless arts - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (2:14)
  5. 5–7 The Maid's Last Prayer, or, Any Rather than Fail, incidental music, Z. 601 - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (8:18)
  6. 6 Aureng-Zebe, or, the Great Mogul, incidental music, Z. 573: I see, she flies me - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (2:36)
  7. 7 The Canterbury Guests, or, A Bargain Broken, incidental music, Z. 591: Good neighbour why? - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (3:21)
  8. 10–11 The Fatal Marriage, or, the Innocent Adultery, incidental music, Z. 595 - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (5:06)
  9. 11 Spanish Friar, or, the Double Discovery, incidental music, Z. 610: Whilst I with grief - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (2:44)
  10. 13–14 Pausanias, the Betrayer of his Country, incidental music, Z. 585 - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (5:39)
  11. 14 The Mock Marriage, incidental music, Z. 605: Oh! how you protest ... 'Twas within a furlong ... - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (4:46)
  12. 15 Oroonoko, incidental music, Z. 584: Celemene, pray tell me - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (3:16)
  13. 16 Pavan for 2 violins & continuo in A major, Z. 748 - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (3:35)
  14. 17 Pavan for 2 violins & continuo in A minor, Z. 749 - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (3:00)
  15. 18 Pavan for 2 violins & continuo in B flat major, Z. 750 - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (3:07)
  16. 19 Pavan for 2 violins & continuo in G minor, Z. 751 - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (3:27)
  17. 20 Pavan for 3 violins & continuo in G minor, Z. 752 - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (4:14)
  18. 21 Sonata for violin & continuo (Trio Sonata) in G minor, Z. 780 - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (6:55)
  19. 22 Chacony, for 4 strings in G minor, Z. 730 - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (4:47)
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