Listen to archive programmes examining the life and works of Henry Purcell.
The life and music of arguably the greatest English Baroque composer, Henry Purcell
Donald Macleod explores Henry Purcell's music for the theatre.
Donald Macleod and Bruce Wood explore Purcell's life and work.
Donald Macleod introduces the composers of Restoration England
Anna Picard gives her personal choices, introducing songs by Henry Purcell.
Watch Stephen Johnson's analysis of Purcell's Dido and Aeneas with Nicholas Kraemer.
Stephen Johnson and Nicholas Kraemer examine Purcell's Dido and Aeneas.
Simon Heighes compares versions of Purcell's semi-opera and makes a recommendation.
Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Purcell's An Evening Hymn.
Recordings of Purcell's Hail! Bright Cecilia compared for Building a Library.
Catherine Bott, Laurence Dreyfus and Phantasm on English viol music.