Henry Purcell
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1659-09-10
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Henry Purcell (c. 10 September 1659 – 21 November 1695), was an English composer. Although incorporating Italian and French stylistic elements into his compositions, Purcell's legacy was a uniquely English form of Baroque music. He is generally considered to be ...

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Biography

Henry Purcell (c. 10 September 1659 – 21 November 1695), was an English composer. Although incorporating Italian and French stylistic elements into his compositions, Purcell's legacy was a uniquely English form of Baroque music. He is generally considered to be one of the greatest English composers; no other native-born English composer approached his fame until Edward Elgar.

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Henry Purcell
Sarabande from Suite no. 2 in G minor Z.661; Man is for a woman made
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Sarabande from Suite no. 2 in G minor Z.661; Man is for a woman made Sarabande from Suite no. 2 in G minor Z.661; Man is for a woman made Sarabande from Suite no. 2 in G minor Z.661; Man is for a woman made Sarabande from Suite no. 2 in G minor Z.661; Man is for a woman made
Tamar Halperin
Interlude (Halperin); 3 songs by Purcell and Johnson
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Interlude (Halperin); 3 songs by Purcell and Johnson Interlude (Halperin); 3 songs by Purcell and Johnson Interlude (Halperin); 3 songs by Purcell and Johnson Interlude (Halperin); 3 songs by Purcell and Johnson
Henry Purcell
An Evening Hymn
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An Evening Hymn An Evening Hymn An Evening Hymn An Evening Hymn
Henry Purcell
Fantasia: Three Parts on a Ground Z 731
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Fantasia: Three Parts on a Ground Z 731 Fantasia: Three Parts on a Ground Z 731 Fantasia: Three Parts on a Ground Z 731 Fantasia: Three Parts on a Ground Z 731
Henry Purcell
Music for a while
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Music for a while Music for a while Music for a while Music for a while
Henry Purcell
Sweeter than roses
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Sweeter than roses Sweeter than roses Sweeter than roses Sweeter than roses
Henry Purcell
The Fairy Queen, [Act 4] no.27; Symphony
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The Fairy Queen, [Act 4] no.27; Symphony The Fairy Queen, [Act 4] no.27; Symphony The Fairy Queen, [Act 4] no.27; Symphony The Fairy Queen, [Act 4] no.27; Symphony
Henry Purcell
Abdelazer, or The Moor's revenge - incidental music (Z.570), Rondeau
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Abdelazer, or The Moor's revenge - incidental music (Z.570), Rondeau Abdelazer, or The Moor's revenge - incidental music (Z.570), Rondeau Abdelazer, or The Moor's revenge - incidental music (Z.570), Rondeau Abdelazer, or The Moor's revenge - incidental music (Z.570), Rondeau
Purcell Choir, David Rees-Williams & David Rees-Williams
Dido's lament (When I am laid in earth), arr. David Rees-Williams
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Dido's lament (When I am laid in earth), arr. David Rees-Williams Dido's lament (When I am laid in earth), arr. David Rees-Williams Dido's lament (When I am laid in earth), arr. David Rees-Williams Dido's lament (When I am laid in earth), arr. David Rees-Williams
Henry Purcell
Sonata for trumpet and strings, Z850
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Sonata for trumpet and strings, Z850 Sonata for trumpet and strings, Z850 Sonata for trumpet and strings, Z850 Sonata for trumpet and strings, Z850
Henry Purcell
Come ye sons of art away - birthday song for Queen Mary Z.323
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Come ye sons of art away - birthday song for Queen Mary Z.323 Come ye sons of art away - birthday song for Queen Mary Z.323 Come ye sons of art away - birthday song for Queen Mary Z.323 Come ye sons of art away - birthday song for Queen Mary Z.323
Henry Purcell
Te Deum And Jubilate In D Major Z.232 For Ssaatb Soloists, Chorus And Orchestra
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Te Deum And Jubilate In D Major Z.232 For Ssaatb Soloists, Chorus And Orchestra Te Deum And Jubilate In D Major Z.232 For Ssaatb Soloists, Chorus And Orchestra Te Deum And Jubilate In D Major Z.232 For Ssaatb Soloists, Chorus And Orchestra Te Deum And Jubilate In D Major Z.232 For Ssaatb Soloists, Chorus And Orchestra
John Tomlinson
Wondrous machine! Ode for St Cecilia’s Day
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Wondrous machine! Ode for St Cecilia’s Day Wondrous machine! Ode for St Cecilia’s Day Wondrous machine! Ode for St Cecilia’s Day Wondrous machine! Ode for St Cecilia’s Day
Henry Purcell
Lesson In C Major [no.2 Of 12 Lessons From "Musick's Handmaid"]
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Lesson In C Major [no.2 Of 12 Lessons From "Musick's Handmaid"] Lesson In C Major [no.2 Of 12 Lessons From "Musick's Handmaid"] Lesson In C Major [no.2 Of 12 Lessons From "Musick's Handmaid"] Lesson In C Major [no.2 Of 12 Lessons From "Musick's Handmaid"]
Henry Purcell
Sweeter than Roses (Pausanias, The Betrayer Of His Country Z.585)
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Sweeter than Roses (Pausanias, The Betrayer Of His Country Z.585) Sweeter than Roses (Pausanias, The Betrayer Of His Country Z.585) Sweeter than Roses (Pausanias, The Betrayer Of His Country Z.585) Sweeter than Roses (Pausanias, The Betrayer Of His Country Z.585)
Henry Purcell
King Arthur (Fairest isle)
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King Arthur (Fairest isle) King Arthur (Fairest isle) King Arthur (Fairest isle) King Arthur (Fairest isle)
Henry Purcell
King Arthur (How blest are shepherds)
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King Arthur (How blest are shepherds) King Arthur (How blest are shepherds) King Arthur (How blest are shepherds) King Arthur (How blest are shepherds)
Henry Purcell
When I am laid in earth - Dido And Aeneas
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When I am laid in earth - Dido And Aeneas When I am laid in earth - Dido And Aeneas When I am laid in earth - Dido And Aeneas When I am laid in earth - Dido And Aeneas
Henry Purcell
Sonata - 1683 no. 2 in B flat major Z.791 for 2 violins and continuo
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Sonata - 1683 no. 2 in B flat major Z.791 for 2 violins and continuo Sonata - 1683 no. 2 in B flat major Z.791 for 2 violins and continuo Sonata - 1683 no. 2 in B flat major Z.791 for 2 violins and continuo Sonata - 1683 no. 2 in B flat major Z.791 for 2 violins and continuo
Henry Purcell
Now that the sun hath veiled his light, Z. 193, "An Evening Hymn on a Ground"
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Now that the sun hath veiled his light, Z. 193, "An Evening Hymn on a Ground" Now that the sun hath veiled his light, Z. 193, "An Evening Hymn on a Ground" Now that the sun hath veiled his light, Z. 193, "An Evening Hymn on a Ground" Now that the sun hath veiled his light, Z. 193, "An Evening Hymn on a Ground"
Henry Purcell
Dido and Aeneas - opera in 3 acts Z.626
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Dido and Aeneas - opera in 3 acts Z.626 Dido and Aeneas - opera in 3 acts Z.626 Dido and Aeneas - opera in 3 acts Z.626 Dido and Aeneas - opera in 3 acts Z.626
Henry Purcell
Hear my prayer, O Lord (Z.15)
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Hear my prayer, O Lord (Z.15) Hear my prayer, O Lord (Z.15) Hear my prayer, O Lord (Z.15) Hear my prayer, O Lord (Z.15)

Hear my prayer, O Lord (Z.15)

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Henry Purcell
If music be the food of love, Z.379C
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If music be the food of love, Z.379C If music be the food of love, Z.379C If music be the food of love, Z.379C If music be the food of love, Z.379C
Henry Purcell
Chaconne, from King Arthur (Act 5 Scene 2)
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Chaconne, from King Arthur (Act 5 Scene 2) Chaconne, from King Arthur (Act 5 Scene 2) Chaconne, from King Arthur (Act 5 Scene 2) Chaconne, from King Arthur (Act 5 Scene 2)
Johann Caspar Seyfert, Henry Purcell, Axel Wolf & Jan Kobow
Amor vincit omnia (Seyfert); Oh Solitude (Purcell)
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Amor vincit omnia (Seyfert); Oh Solitude (Purcell) Amor vincit omnia (Seyfert); Oh Solitude (Purcell) Amor vincit omnia (Seyfert); Oh Solitude (Purcell) Amor vincit omnia (Seyfert); Oh Solitude (Purcell)
Henry Purcell
Wayward sisters...But ere we this perform.
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Wayward sisters...But ere we this perform. Wayward sisters...But ere we this perform. Wayward sisters...But ere we this perform. Wayward sisters...But ere we this perform.
Purcell & London Baroque
Sonata no.6 in G minor Z.807
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Sonata no.6 in G minor Z.807 Sonata no.6 in G minor Z.807 Sonata no.6 in G minor Z.807 Sonata no.6 in G minor Z.807
Henry Purcell
Chacony a 4 for strings (Z.730) in G minor
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Chacony a 4 for strings (Z.730) in G minor Chacony a 4 for strings (Z.730) in G minor Chacony a 4 for strings (Z.730) in G minor Chacony a 4 for strings (Z.730) in G minor
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Biography

Henry Purcell (c. 10 September 1659 – 21 November 1695), was an English composer. Although incorporating Italian and French stylistic elements into his compositions, Purcell's legacy was a uniquely English form of Baroque music. He is generally considered to be one of the greatest English composers; no other native-born English composer approached his fame until Edward Elgar.

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