The Complete Sacred Music of Henry Purcell

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  • Release Date: 12/10/2002
  • Label: Hyperion Uk
  • UPC: 034571141411
  • Catalog Number: 44141/51
  • Sales rank: 182,561

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1–6 O sing unto the Lord, anthem for soprano, alto, tenor, 2 basses, chorus, 2 violins, viola & organ, Z. 44 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (13:20)
  2. 2 O praise God in His holiness, anthem for alto, tenor, 2 basses, chorus, 2 violins, viola & organ, Z. 42: Symphony; O praise God in his holiness - Henry Purcell & Robert King (2:43)
  3. 3 O praise God in His holiness, anthem for alto, tenor, 2 basses, chorus, 2 violins, viola & organ, Z. 42: Praise him in his noble acts - Henry Purcell & Robert King (3:26)
  4. 4 O praise God in His holiness, anthem for alto, tenor, 2 basses, chorus, 2 violins, viola & organ, Z. 42: Praise him upon the well-tuned cymbals - Henry Purcell & Robert King (2:10)
  5. 5 Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem, anthem for 2 sopranos, alto, tenor, bass, chorus, 2 violins, viola & organ, Z. 46: Symphony - Henry Purcell & Robert King (2:29)
  6. 6 Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem, anthem for 2 sopranos, alto, tenor, bass, chorus, 2 violins, viola & organ, Z. 46: Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem - Henry Purcell & Robert King (3:03)
  7. 7 Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem, anthem for 2 sopranos, alto, tenor, bass, chorus, 2 violins, viola & organ, Z. 46: Be thou exalted, Lord, in thine own strength - Henry Purcell & Robert King (2:22)
  8. 13–16 It is a good thing to give thanks, anthem for soloists, chorus, string & organ, Z. 18 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (12:00)
  9. 17–21 O give thanks unto the Lord, anthem for soloists, chorus, 2 violins & continuo, Z. 33 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (10:02)
  10. 22–24 Let mine eyes run down with tears, anthem for soloists, chorus & organ, Z. 24 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (9:25)
  11. 25–29 My beloved spake, anthem for alto, tenor, 2 basses, chorus, strings & continuo, Z. 28 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (11:19)
Disc 2
  1. 1–4 Blessed are they that fear the Lord, anthem, for 2 sopranos, alto, bass, chorus, 2 violins, viola & continuo, Z. 5 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (9:45)
  2. 5–7 Behold now, praise the Lord, anthem, for alto, tenor, bass, chorus, 2 violins, viola & continuo, Z. 3 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (6:04)
  3. 8–11 I will give thanks unto Thee, O Lord, anthem for soloists, chorus, strings & organ, Z. 20 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (11:35)
  4. 12–17 My song shall be alway, anthem for bass (or soprano), chorus, string & continuo, Z. 31 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (14:49)
  5. 18–26 Te Deum and Jubilate Deo, for soloists, chorus, & instruments in D major, Z. 232 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (23:04)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Blow up the trumpet in Sion, anthem, for soloists, chorus & continuo, Z. 10 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (7:33)
  2. 2 The Lord is King, be the people never so impatient, andthem for 2 sopranos, chorus & organ, Z. 53 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (4:56)
  3. 3 Begin the song and strike the living lyre, sacred song, for bass & continuo, Z. 183 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (8:19)
  4. 4 Thy word is a lantern unto my feet, anthem for alto, tenor, bass, chorus & organ, Z. 61 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (5:02)
  5. 5 Tell me, some pitying angel, (The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation), sacred song, for soprano & continuo, Z. 196 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (7:44)
  6. 6 Hear my prayer, O Lord, anthem for chorus, violins & continuo, Z. 15 (unfinished) - Henry Purcell & Robert King (2:24)
  7. 7 Lord, I can suffer Thy rebukes, sacred song for 2 sopranos, alto, bass, chorus & continuo, Z. 136 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (5:41)
  8. 8 O Lord, our Governor, anthem for 3 sopranos, 2 basses, chorus & organ, Z. 39 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (10:08)
  9. 9 Remember not, Lord, our offences, anthem for chorus & organ, Z. 50 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (3:35)
  10. 10 Hosanna to the highest, sacred song for bass, chorus & continuo, Z. 187 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (5:30)
  11. 11 O God, Thou hast cast us out, anthem for 2 sopranos, 2 altos, tenor, bass, 6-part chorus & organ, Z. 36 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (4:15)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Behold, I bring you glad tidings, anthem, for alto, tenor, bass, chorus, 2 violins, viola & continuo, Z. 2 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (11:06)
  2. 2 Since God so tender a regard, sacred song for tenor, bass, male chorus & continuo, Z. 143 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (4:38)
  3. 3 Early, O Lord, my fainting soul, sacred song for soprano, bass, chorus & continuo, Z. 132 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (5:50)
  4. 4 Sleep, Adam, sacred song for soprano & continuo, Z. 195 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (1:54)
  5. 5 Awake, ye dead, sacred song, for 2 basses & continuo, Z. 182 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (3:20)
  6. 6 The Earth trembled, and heav'n closed, sacred song for bass (or soprano) & continuo, Z. 197 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (2:21)
  7. 7 The Way of God Is an undefiled way, anthem for 2 altos, bass, chorus & organ, Z. 56 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (8:33)
  8. 8 Lord, not to us, sacred song for alto, tenor, bass & continuo, Z. 137 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (1:02)
  9. 9 Lord, what is man?, sacred song for soprano & continuo, Z. 192 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (6:25)
  10. 10 Sing unto God, anthem for bass, chorus & organ, Z. 52 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (5:57)
  11. 11 O, all ye people, clap your hands, sacred song for 2 sopranos, tenor, bass & continuo, Z. 138 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (2:41)
  12. 12–15 My heart is inditing, anthem for 2 sopranos, altos, tenors, basses, double chorus, strings & continuo, Z. 30 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (16:57)
Disc 5
  1. 1 O Lord, rebuke me not, anthem for 2 sopranos, chorus & organ, Z. 40 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (7:26)
  2. 2 With sick and famish'd eyes, sacred song for soprano & continuo, Z. 200 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (5:30)
  3. 3 How long, great God?, sacred song for soprano & continuo, Z. 189 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (3:52)
  4. 4 Awake, and with attention hear, sacred song, for bass & continuo, Z. 181 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (12:59)
  5. 5 O God, thou art my god, anthem for 2 sopranos, alto, tenor, bass, double chorus & organ, Z. 35 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (3:44)
  6. 6 We sing to Him whose wisdom form'd the ear, sacred song for soprano, chorus of soprano & bass, & continuo, Z. 199 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (1:32)
  7. 7 Praise the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, anthem for 2 sopranos, tenors, basses, chorus, strings & organ, Z. 47 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (10:33)
  8. 8 O, I'm sick of life, sacred song for alto, tenor, chorus & continuo, Z. 140 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (5:22)
  9. 9 O God the king of glory, anthem for chorus and organ, Z. 34 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (2:05)
  10. 10 Let the night perish (Job's Curse), sacred song for soprano, chorus & continuo, Z. 191 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (4:30)
  11. 11 When on my sick bed I languish, sacred song for tenor, bass, male chorus & continuo, Z. 144 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (4:56)
  12. 12 Rejoice in the Lord alway ("Bell Anthem"), anthem for alto, tenor, bass, chorus, strings & organ, Z. 49 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (8:24)
Disc 6
  1. 1 Why do the heathen so furiously rage together?, anthem for alto, tenor, bass, chorus, strings & organ, Z. 65 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (10:53)
  2. 2 Lord, who can tell how oft he offendeth?, anthem for 2 tenors, bass, chorus & organ, Z. 26 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (4:22)
  3. 3 O Lord, grant the King a long life, anthem for alto, tenor, bass, chorus, 2 violins & continuo, Z. 38 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (8:21)
  4. 4 Hear me, O Lord, the great support, sacred song for alto, tenor, chorus & continuo, Z. 133 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (5:55)
  5. 5 Thou wakeful shepherd ("Morning Hymn"), for soprano & continuo, Z 198 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (3:02)
  6. 6 Who hath believed our report?, anthem for alto, 2 tenors, bass, chorus & organ, Z. 64 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (8:35)
  7. 7 I will love Thee, O Lord, anthem for bass, chorus & organ, ZN67 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (6:14)
  8. 8 Great God and just, sacred song for soprano, chorus & continuo, Z. 186 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (4:03)
  9. 9 Plung'd in the confines of despair, sacred song for tenor, bass, male chorus & continuo, Z. 142 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (4:48)
  10. 10 O praise the Lord, all ye heathen, anthem for 2 tenors, chorus & organ, Z. 43 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (3:03)
  11. 11 My heart Is fixed, O God, anthem for alto, tenor, bass, chorus, strings & continuo, Z. 29 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (8:33)
Disc 7
  1. 1 I was glad when they said unto me, anthem for alto, tenor, bass, chorus, string & organ, Z. 19 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (4:10)
  2. 2 O consider my adversity, anthem for alto, tenor, bass, chorus & organ, Z. 32 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (9:34)
  3. 3 Beati omnes, hymn, for soprano, bass, chorus & continuo, Z. 131 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (4:38)
  4. 4 I was glad when they said unto me, anthem for alto, tenor, bass, chorus, string & organ, Z. 19 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (8:12)
  5. 5 In the black, dismal dungeon of despair, sacred song for soprano & continuo, Z. 190 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (4:40)
  6. 6 Save me, O God, anthem for 2 sopranos, alto, tenor, bass, chorus & organ, Z. 51 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (3:53)
  7. 7 Service in B flat major (Morning, Communion and Evening Services), Z. 230: Te Deum in B flat - Henry Purcell & Robert King (5:48)
  8. 8 Service in B flat major (Morning, Communion and Evening Services), Z. 230: Jubilate in B flat - Henry Purcell & Robert King (2:30)
  9. 9 Thy way, O God, is holy, anthem for alto, bass, chorus, 2 violins & organ, Z. 60 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (5:25)
  10. 10 Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, Z. 860: Drum Processional - Henry Purcell & Robert King (1:53)
  11. 11 Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, Z. 860: March - Henry Purcell & Robert King (1:29)
  12. 12 Funeral Sentences (for the funeral of Queen Mary), Z. 27: Man is born of a woman - Henry Purcell & Robert King (2:15)
  13. 13 In the midst of life, anthem for soloists, chorus, strings & organ, Z. 17b - Henry Purcell & Robert King (4:07)
  14. 14 Thou know'st, Lord (2nd version of 1st setting), anthem for soprano, alto, tenor, bass, chorus & organ, Z. 58b - Henry Purcell & Robert King (3:58)
  15. 15 Thou know'st, Lord (2nd setting), anthem for chorus, slidetrumpets & organ, Z. 58c - Henry Purcell & Robert King (2:18)
  16. 16 Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, Z. 860: Canzona - Henry Purcell & Robert King (2:41)
  17. 17 Work(s): Drum Recessional - Henry Purcell & Robert King (2:01)
Disc 8
  1. 1 In Thee, O Lord, do I put my trust, anthem for soloists, chorus, strings & organ, Z. 16 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (11:56)
  2. 2 Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord, anthem, for alto, tenor, bass, chorus & continuo, Z. 9 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (6:30)
  3. 3 Benedicite in B flat ("The Song of the Children" from the Morning Service), Z. 230/3 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (7:36)
  4. 4 Jehova, quam multi sunt, sacred song for tenor, bass, chorus & continuo, Z. 135 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (6:34)
  5. 5 Full of wrath his threatening breath, sacred song for soprano & continuo, Z. 185 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (2:54)
  6. 6 Bow down Thine ear, O Lord, anthem, for soprano, alto, tenor, bass, chorus & continuo, Z.11 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (7:42)
  7. 7–8 Evening Service (Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis) for soloists, chorus & organ in G Minor, Z. 231 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (5:19)
  8. 8 Be merciful unto me, anthem, for alto, tenor, bass, chorus & continuo, Z. 4 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (7:17)
  9. 9 They that go down to the sea in ships, anthem for alto, bass, chorus, 2 violins & organ, Z. 57 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (9:11)
Disc 9
  1. 1 The Lord is my light, anthem for alto, tenor, bass, chorus, strings & organ, Z. 55 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (10:49)
  2. 2 The Lord is King, the earth may be glad, for bass, chorus & organ, Z. 54 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (8:28)
  3. 3 Blessed is he whose unrighteousness is forgiven, anthem, for 2 sopranos, alto, 2 tenors, bass, chorus & continuo, Z. 8 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (8:45)
  4. 4 O Lord God of hosts, anthem for 2 sopranos, 2 altos, tenor, bass, double chorus & continuo, Z. 37 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (5:03)
  5. 5 Let God arise, anthem for 2 tenors, chorus & organ, Z. 23 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (4:18)
  6. 6 Cantate Domino (from The Evening Service), for soloists, chorus & organ in B flat major, Z. 230/9 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (4:29)
  7. 7 Deus misereator (from The Evening Service), for soloists, chorus & organ in B flat major, Z. 230/10 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (3:51)
  8. 8 Blessed be the Lord my strength, anthem, for alto, tenor, bass, chorus & continuo, Z. 6 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (5:12)
  9. 9 O Lord, our Governor, sacred song for bass, chorus & continuos, Z. 141 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (4:42)
  10. 10 In guilty night, sacred song, Z. 134 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (9:13)
Disc 10
  1. 1 I will give thanks unto the Lord, anthem for soloists, chorus, strings & organ, Z .21 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (9:41)
  2. 2 I will sing unto the Lord, anthem for soloists, chorus & organ, Z. 22 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (3:09)
  3. 3 How have I stray'd, sacred song for soprano, chorus & continuo, Z. 188 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (3:57)
  4. 4 Benedicite in B flat ("The Song of the Children" from the Morning Service), Z. 230/3 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (4:07)
  5. 5 Hear my prayer, O God, anthem for alto, tenor, bass, chorus & organ, Z. 14 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (5:08)
  6. 6 Kyrie Eleison in B flat (from the Morning Service), Z. 230/5) - Henry Purcell & Robert King (1:06)
  7. 7 Out of the deep have I called, anthem for soprano, alto, bass, chorus & continuo Z. 45 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (6:58)
  8. 8 Nicene Creed (from the Communion Service) in B flat major, Z. 230/6 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (4:23)
  9. 9 Blessed is he that considereth the poor, anthem, for alto, tenor, bass, chorus & continuo, Z. 7 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (5:59)
  10. 10 The Lord is King, and hath put on glorious apparel, anthem, ZN69 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (3:36)
  11. 11 Unto Thee will I cry, anthem for alto, tenor, bass, chorus, 2 violins, strings & organ, Z. 63 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (12:51)
Disc 11
  1. 1 Praise the Lord, O my soul, O Lord my God, anthem for alto, bass, chorus, 2 violins, & organ, Z. 48 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (16:48)
  2. 2 Close thine eyes and sleep secure, sacred song for soprano, bass & continuo, Z. 184 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (3:27)
  3. 3 Lord, how long wilt Thou be angry, anthem for alto, tenor, bass, chorus & organ, Z. 25 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (3:47)
  4. 4 Here me, O Lord, and that soon, anthem for soloists, chorus & organ, Z. 13B - Henry Purcell & Robert King (7:04)
  5. 5 Magnificat in B flat (from "The Morning Service"), Z. 230/7 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (3:51)
  6. 6 Nunc Dimittis ("The Song of Simeon" from The Evening Service) in B flat, Z. 230/8 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (2:02)
  7. 7 Turn Thou us, O good Lord, anthem for alto, tenor, bass, chorus & organ, Z. 62 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (7:19)
  8. 8 O Lord, Thou art my God, anthem for soloists, chorus & organ, Z. 41 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (7:37)
  9. 9 Now that the sun hath veiled his light, sacred song for soprano & continuo, Z. 193 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (4:25)
  10. 10 Awake, put on thy strength, anthem, for 2 altos, bass, violins, viola & continuo (unfinished), Z. 1 - Henry Purcell & Robert King (8:36)
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Choir of King's College, Cambridge Primary Artist
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