Purcell: My beloved spake, Z28

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Purcell - Verse Anthems

Purcell - Verse Anthems


Purcell:

My heart is inditing, Z30

O sing unto the Lord, Z44

Rejoice in the Lord alway ('The Bell Anthem'), Z49

Voluntary in D minor, Z719

Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem, Z46

My beloved spake, Z28


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Canticum Canticorum

Canticum Canticorum

Songs of Love by Old Masters


anon.:

Come away, o my fair one

Charpentier, M-A:

Pulchra es et decora, H. 52

Clemens:

Ego dormio

Despres:

Ecce to pulchra es

Dufay:

Anima mea liquefacta est

Dunstaple:

Quam pulchra es

Févin:

Descende in hortum meum

Franck, M:

Fahet uns die Füchse

Machaut:

Quia amore langueo

Palestrina:

Veni, dilecte mi

Purcell:

My beloved spake, Z28

Schütz:

Ego dormio (et cor meum vigilat)

Vulnerasti cor meum

Tollius:

Ego flos campi

Tomkins:

It is my well-beloved's voice

Willaert:

Tota pulchra es


Michael Tausch (organ)

Vokalensemble Cantos, Wurzburg Consort, Johannes Rahe

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Purcell: Sacred Music

Purcell: Sacred Music


Purcell:

Te Deum & Jubilate Deo in D, Z232

My beloved spake, Z28

Hear my prayer, O Lord, Z15

Remember not, O Lord, our offences, Z50

Lord, how long wilt thou be angry?, Z25

Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, 1695: Funeral Sentences

O God, thou art my god, Z35


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Purcell Edition, Vol. 3 – Anthems, Odes & Instrumental Music

Purcell Edition, Vol. 3 – Anthems, Odes & Instrumental Music


Purcell:

Hail! Bright Cecilia (Ode for St Cecilia's Day 1692), Z328

Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Come ye sons of art (Ode for Queen Mary's birthday, 1694), Z 323

Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Welcome, vicegerent of the mighty king, Z340

Tragicomedia, Stephen Stubbs and Erin Headley (directors)

O dive custos Auriacae domus, Z504

Tragicomedia, Stephen Stubbs and Erin Headley (directors)

Raise, raise the voice (for St Cecilia's Day, c1685)

Tragicomedia, Stephen Stubbs and Erin Headley (directors)

Incassum Lesbia, incassum rogas ('The Queen's Epicedium'), Z383

Tragicomedia, Stephen Stubbs and Erin Headley (directors)

Young Thirsis' fate, Z473

Tragicomedia, Stephen Stubbs and Erin Headley (directors)

Why, why are all the Muses mute?, Z343

Tragicomedia, Stephen Stubbs and Erin Headley (directors)

Rejoice in the Lord alway ('The Bell Anthem'), Z49

Kings’ College Choir & Leonhardt-Consort, Gustav Leonhardt

Blow up the trumpet in Sion, Z10

Kings’ College Choir & Leonhardt-Consort, Gustav Leonhardt

O God, thou art my god, Z35

Kings’ College Choir & Leonhardt-Consort, Gustav Leonhardt

My heart is inditing, Z30

Kings’ College Choir & Leonhardt-Consort, Gustav Leonhardt

Remember not, O Lord, our offences, Z50

Kings’ College Choir & Leonhardt-Consort, Gustav Leonhardt

I was glad when they said unto me, Z19

Chanticleer & Capriccio Stravagante, Skip Sempe

O Lord, rebuke me not, Z40

Chanticleer & Capriccio Stravagante, Skip Sempe

Praise the Lord, O my soul, O Lord my God, Z48

Chanticleer & Capriccio Stravagante, Skip Sempe

An Evening Hymn 'Now that the sun hath veiled his light', Z193

Chanticleer & Capriccio Stravagante, Skip Sempe

Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes mei, Z135

Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

My beloved spake, Z28

Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

O God, thou hast cast us out, Z36

Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Hear my prayer, O Lord, Z15

Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, 1695

Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

In guilty night (Saul and the Witch of Endor), Z134

Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Close thine eyes and sleep secure, Z184

Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Lord, what is man?, Z192

Dawn Upshaw (soprano), Myron Lutzke (cello) & Arthur Haas (harpsichord)

Tell me, some pitying angel (The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation), Z196

Dawn Upshaw (soprano), Myron Lutzke (cello) & Arthur Haas (harpsichord)


“Come ye Sons of Art is splendidly paired here with the unforgettable funeral music… With the Monteverdi Choir at its most incisive and understanding the performances are exemplary…” Penguin Guide 08 *** Key recording

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Choral Classics from Cambridge

Choral Classics from Cambridge


Allegri:

Miserere mei, Deus

anon.:

Hark! A Herald voice is calling

Attwood, T:

Psalm 50

Bairstow:

Lord, thou hast been our refuge

Bernstein:

Chichester Psalms

Boyle, M C:

Thou, O God, art praised

Brahms:

How lovely are Thy dwellings

Bruckner:

Locus iste, WAB 23

Byrd:

Civitas Sancti Tui

Ave verum Corpus

Cavalli:

Salve Regina

Despres:

La Déploration de Johannes Ockeghem

Absalon Fili Mi

Duruflé:

Requiem, Op. 9: Pie Jesu

Dyson:

Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis in D

Elgar:

Ave verum corpus, Op. 2 No. 1

Fauré:

Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11

Franck, C:

Panis Angelicus

Gesualdo:

O Vos Omnes

Gregorian Chant:

Vespers for the Feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Grieg:

Ave Maris Stella

Harris, W:

Bring us, O Lord God

Hassler, H L:

Ave Maris Stella, hymn

Haydn:

Insanae et vanae curae

Howells:

Voluntary - Psalm Prelude in D

Kirbye:

Vox in Rama

Lotti:

Crucifixus

Mendelssohn:

Elijah: Denn er hat seinem Engeln

Mozart:

Ave verum corpus, K618

Palestrina:

Stabat mater

Super flumina Babylonis

Parsons, R:

Ave Maria

Poulenc:

Quatre petites prières de Saint François d'Assise

Litanies à la Vierge noire

Exultate Deo

Salve Regina

Purcell:

My beloved spake, Z28

Te Deum & Jubilate Deo in D, Z232

O Lord, thou art my God Z41

Lord, how long wilt thou be angry?, Z25

Remember not, O Lord, our offences, Z50

Hear my prayer, O Lord, Z15

Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, 1695: Funeral Sentences

Rachmaninov:

Hymn of the Cherubim

Radcliffe:

Preces

Responses

Ramsey, R:

How are the mighty fallen

Rossini:

O salutaris hostia

Rutter:

Gloria

Stanford:

O for a closer walk with God, Op. 113 No. 6

Tallis:

Lamentations of Jeremiah I

Tomkins:

When David Heard

Victoria:

O vos omnes

Vivanco:

Magnificat octavi toni

Weelkes:

When David Heard

Wesley, S S:

Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace


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CD 2: Henry Purcell

CD 3: Evensong & Vespers at King's - Vespers for the Feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Evenson for Advent

CD 4: Sacred Choral Favourites

CD 5: Works by Rutter, Bernstein & Poulenc

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The Restoration And Georgian Anthem

The Restoration And Georgian Anthem


Attwood, T:

Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire

Battishill:

Call to remembrance

O Lord, look down from heaven

Boyce:

O where shall wisdom be found?

Wherewithal shall a young man

I have surely built thee an house

Voluntary IV

O praise the Lord

Turn thee unto me

O give thanks

Voluntary I

By the waters of Babylon

The Lord is King

Voluntary VII

Croft:

O Lord God Of My Salvation

We Will Rejoice In Thy Salvation

O Lord I Will Praise Thee

Voluntary in A minor for Double Organ

Hear My Prayer

God Is Gone Up With A Merry Noise

I Will Sing Unto The Lord

Organ Voluntary in D major

We Wait For Thy Loving Kindness

O Lord Rebuke Me Not

Crotch:

How dear are thy counsels

The Lord, even the most mighty God

Greene, M:

Lord, Let Me Know Mine End

The King Shall Rejoice

How Long Wilt Thou Forget Me, O Lord?

Voluntary 1 in G major

God Is Our Hope & Strength

Have Mercy Upon Me, O God

Voluntary 11 in B minor

Let God Arise

O Clap Your Hands Together

Thou Visitest The Earth

Purcell:

My heart is inditing, Z30

O sing unto the Lord, Z44

Rejoice in the Lord alway ('The Bell Anthem'), Z49

Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem, Z46

Organ Voluntary In D minor

My beloved spake, Z28

Walmisley:

Remember, O Lord, what is come upon us

Evening Service in D minor

Wesley, S:

Exultate Deo

Constitues eos principes

All go unto one place


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Music of Henry Purcell

Music of Henry Purcell

The Complete Vanguard Recordings Volume 2


Including:

Blow:

Ode on the Death of Mr Henry Purcell

Alfred Deller (counter-tenor), John Whitworth (counter-tenor), Christopher Taylor (recorder), Richard Taylor (recorder), Anne Shuttleworth (cello) Walter Bergmann (harpsichord)

Purcell:

Dido and Aeneas

Mary Thomas (soprano), Honor Sheppard (soprano), Ellen Dales (soprano), Helen Watts (contralto), Robert Tear (tenor), Maurice Bevan (baritone)

Oriana Concert Choir and Orchestra, Alfred Deller

Hail! Bright Cecilia (Ode for St Cecilia's Day 1692), Z328

April Cantelo (soprano), Alfred Deller (counter-tenor), Peter Salmon (counter-tenor), Wilfred Brown (tenor), Maurice Bevan (baritone), John Frost (bass), George Eskdale (solo trumpet), Leonard Friedman (violin), Eli Goren (violin), Richard Taylor (treble recorder), Stanley Taylor (treble recorder), Peter Graeme (oboe), Edward Selwyn (oboe), Philip Jones (trumpet), Denis Clift (trumpet), Alan Taylor (tympani), Anna Shuttleworth (cello and basso continuo), Francis Baines (cello and basso continuo), Denis Vaughan (harpsichord)

Ambrosian Singers / Kalmar Chamber Orchestra of London, Sir Michael Tippett

Welcome to all the pleasures (from Ode for St Cecilia's Day 1683), Z339

Alfred Deller (counter-tenor), April Cantelo (soprano), Eileen McLoughlin (soprano), Gerald English (tenor), Owen Grundy (baritone), Maurice Bevan (baritone)

Kalmar Chamber Orchestra, Alfred Deller

Come ye sons of art (Ode for Queen Mary's birthday, 1694), Z 323

Alfred Deller (counter-tenor), Mark Deller (counter-tenor), Mary Thomas (soprano), Maurice Bevan (baritone)

Oriana Concert Choir and Orchestra, Alfred Deller

My beloved spake, Z28

Alfred Deller (counter-tenor), April Cantelo (soprano), Gerald English (tenor), Maurice Bevan (baritone)

Kalmar Orchestra of London, Alfred Deller

Rejoice in the Lord alway ('The Bell Anthem'), Z49

Alfred Deller (counter-tenor), Mary Thomas (soprano), Honor Sheppard (soprano), Max Worthley (tenor), Robert Tear (tenor), Maurice Bevan (baritone)

Oriana Concert Orchestra, Alfred Deller


The Deller Consort, Alfred Deller

Musical Concepts is pleased to announce the second release in one of the most ambitious early music reissue projects of all time — Alfred Deller: The Complete Vanguard Recordings. The series brings together every recording made by Alfred Deller – as solo countertenor, ensemble member of the Deller Consort, and conductor – for the legendary, enterprising Vanguard record label. These recordings created a sensation with their initial release, and have influenced and inspired three generations of music lovers, from casual listeners to the top tiers of performing artists and scholars.

Music of England's greatest composer was a speciality of Alfred Deller. His artistry was particularly welll suited to Purcell and Deller's role in establishing the greatness of this music cannot be exaggerated.

This collection includes iconic performances of solo vocal works with groundbreaking recordings of operas, sacred music and theatical works which Deller performs and conducts. Being at the forefront of the re-birth of the early music movement, he naturally attracted many of the other supreme artists of the time, all of whom went on to become great figures in their own right.

“This second volume of Vanguard's reissued recordings of Alfred Deller and his consort comprises works by Purcell, the composer most closely associated with Deller, and consists of six CDs, well packaged and with a CD-Rom giving access to more detailed information. The first two present a mixed programme of songs, duets and instrumental pieces. The third has a complete performance of Dido and Aeneas conducted by Deller and recorded in 1965. The remaining discs include the Odes to St Cecilia, Come, ye Sonsof Art and music for the Masque in Dioclesian, the whole collection ending with Blow's Ode on theDeath of Mr Henry Purcell.
In his middle and later years Deller habitually lightened notes above the centre of his range, so that his style became somewhat predictable and the evenness of his production somewhat impaired. That accounts for main differences between these later performances of such 'signature' pieces as 'Music for a While' and 'Sweeter than Roses': the purity of tone, the extraordinary resonance of lower and middle notes, the technical skill and sensitivity of his singing all remain. As a conductor, he had difficulties, and it cannot be claimed that the Dido is a success.
Some stodgy speeds and sluggish rhythms, a pantomime coven of witches, a Dido lacking nobility of tone and an Aeneas out of oratorio make it hard for other contributions (most notably Helen Watts's sorceress) to have their due effect. Still, no doubt the best way of avoiding disappointment is to be prepared for it.
That Deller could conduct well, holding his place along with the highly professional Harnoncourt in his Dioclesian and the very personally involved Tippett in Hail, bright Cecilia, is evident in the Odes. Stylish playing by George Malcolm and other instrumentalists (including the young violinist Neville Marriner) gives further pleasure. The album celebrated not only Deller himself but his generation who did so much to bring Purcell out of the text books, the full range of his genius revealed.”
Gramophone Classical Music Guide, 2010

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Purcell - The Complete Sacred Music (The Complete Anthems and Services)

Purcell - The Complete Sacred Music (The Complete Anthems and Services)


Purcell:

Hear me, O Lord, the great support, Z133

Thou wakeful shepherd that dost Israel keep (A Morning Hymn), Z198

Who hath believed our report?, Z64

I will love thee, O Lord, ZN67

Great God and just, Z186

Plung'd in the confines of despair, Z142

O praise the Lord, all ye heathen, Z43

My heart is fixed, O God, Z29

I was glad when they said unto me (1685, previously attributed wrongly to John Blow)

O consider my adversity, Z32

Beati omnes qui timent Dominum, Z131

I was glad when they said unto me, Z19

In the black dismal dungeon of despair, Z190

Save me, O God, Z51

Thy way, O God, is holy, Z60

Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, 1695

In thee, O Lord, do I put my trust, Z16

Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord, Z9

Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes mei, Z135

Full of wrath, his threatening breath, Z185

Bow down thine ear, O Lord, Z11

Magnificat & Nunc Dimitus in G minor, Z231

Be merciful unto me, Z4

They that go down to the sea in ships, Z57

The Lord is my light, Z55

The Lord is King, the earth may be glad thereof, Z54

Blessed is he whose unrighteousness is forgiven, Z8

O Lord God of hosts, Z37

Let God arise, Z23

Blessed be the Lord my strength, Z6

O Lord our Governor, Z141

In guilty night (Saul and the Witch of Endor), Z134

I will give thanks unto the Lord, Z21

O sing unto the Lord, Z44

O praise God in his holiness, Z42

Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem, Z46

It is a good thing to give thanks, Z18

O give thanks unto the Lord, Z33

Let mine eyes run down with tears, Z24

My beloved spake, Z28

Blessed are they that fear the Lord, Z5

Behold now, praise the Lord, Z3

I will give thanks unto Thee, O Lord, Z20

My song shall be always, Z31

Te Deum & Jubilate Deo in D, Z232

Blow up the trumpet in Sion, Z10

The Lord is king, be the people never so impatient, Z53

Begin the song, and strike the living lyre, Z183

Thy word is a lantern unto my feet, Z61

Tell me, some pitying angel (The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation), Z196

Hear my prayer, O Lord, Z15

Lord, I can suffer thy rebukes, Z136

O Lord our Governor, Z141

Remember not, O Lord, our offences, Z50

Hosanna to the highest, Z187

O God, thou hast cast us out, Z36

Behold, I bring you glad tidings, Z2

Since God, so tender a regard, Z143

Early, O Lord, my fainting soul, Z132

Sleep, Adam, and take thy rest, Z195

Awake, ye dead, Z182

The earth trembled, Z197

The way of God is an undefiled way, Z56

Lord, not to us, but to thy name, Z137

Lord, what is man?, Z192

Sing unto God, O ye kingdoms of the earth, Z52

O, all ye people, clap your hands, Z138

My heart is inditing, Z30

O Lord, rebuke me not, Z40

With sick and famish'd eyes, Z200

How long, great God?, Z189

Awake, and with attention hear, Z181

O God, thou art my god, Z35

We sing to him, whose wisdom form'd the ear, Z199

Praise the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, Z47

O, I'm sick of life, Z140

O God, the king of glory, Z34

Let the night perish (Job's Curse), Z191

When on my sick bed I languish, Z144

Rejoice in the Lord alway ('The Bell Anthem'), Z49

Why do the heathen so furiously rage together?, Z65

Lord, who can tell how oft he offendeth?, Z26

O Lord, grant the King a long life, Z38

I will sing unto the Lord as long as I live, Z22

How have I stray'd, Z188

Mass in B flat, Z230

Hear my prayer, O God, Z14

Out of the deep have I called, Z45

Blessed is he that considereth the poor, Z7

The Lord is king, and hath put on glorious apparel, Z69

Unto thee will I cry, Z63

Praise the Lord, O my soul, O Lord my God, Z48

Close thine eyes and sleep secure, Z184

Lord, how long wilt thou be angry?, Z25

Hear me, O Lord, and that soon, Z13a/Z13b

Turn thou us, O good Lord, Z62

O Lord, thou art my God Z41

An Evening Hymn 'Now that the sun hath veiled his light', Z193

Awake, awake, put on thy strength, Z1


Lynne Dawson, Susan Gritton (sopranos), James Bowman, Nigel Short (countertenors), Paul Agnew, Rogers Covey-Crump, Charles Daniels, Mark Milhofer, Mark Padmore (tenors), Colin Campbell, Robert Evans, Micahel George, Stephen Varcoe (basses)

Choir of New College Oxford, King's Consort Choir, King's Consort, Robert King

“This CD is made up predominantly of anthems, devotional songs and a morning service (a functional, though not perfunctory, setting of the TeDeum and Jubilate) most of which disclose the range and quality of the composer's sacred oeuvre near its best. Of the two settings of I was glad, the first was, until not long ago, thought to be the work of John Blow. This full anthem more than whets our appetite with its agreeable tonal and melodic twists; when the Gloria arrives, we're assured that this is vintage Purcell by the sensitive pacing as much as an exquisite contrapuntal denouement. The earlier setting is more poignant. Opening with a string symphony in the spirit of a Locke consort, the music blossoms into a deliciously Elysian melodic fabric. Good sense is made of the overall shape and the soloists are, as ever, excellent. Beati omnes is a positive gem; this may well have been written for the composer's wedding. Of the small-scale pieces, In the black dismal dungeon is the real masterpiece; it's delivered astutely by the secure and musicianly voice of Susan Gritton.
Finally to the funeral pieces. Here we have an ominous procession from the Guild of Ancient Fifes and Drums and the first appearance of four 'flatt' trumpets – as opposed to two plus two sackbuts; the effect of this subtle timbral change makes extraordinary sense of the music, engendering a new grandeur and uncompromising clarity as would have befitted such an occasion. The vocal performances are earthy and impassioned.”
Gramophone Classical Music Guide, 2010

“An outstanding series, full of treasures, with King varying the scale of forces he uses for each item. Often he uses one voice per part, but he regularly expands the ensemble with the King's Consort Choir or turns to the full New College Choir, which includes trebles. The individual discs are no longer available separately, but all 11 CDs come neatly packaged in cardboard sleeves.” Penguin Guide, 2011 edition

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Purcell Collection

Purcell Collection


includes

Purcell:

Dido and Aeneas

Suites (8) for harpsichord

Hail! Bright Cecilia (Ode for St Cecilia's Day 1692), Z328

King Arthur, Z628

Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, 1695

Te Deum & Jubilate Deo in D, Z232

Prophetess or The History of Dioclesian, Z627

Ten Sonatas in Four Parts (1697)

The Fairy Queen, Z629

Twelve Sonatas of three parts (1683)

My beloved spake, Z28

O God, thou art my god, Z35

Lord, how long wilt thou be angry?, Z25

Remember not, O Lord, our offences, Z50

Hear my prayer, O Lord, Z15

Strike the Viol (from Come Ye Sons of Art, Z323)

Incassum Lesbia, incassum rogas ('The Queen's Epicedium'), Z383

Here the deities approve, Z339

Sweeter than Roses (from Pausanius, the Betrayer of his Country, Z585)

Music for a while, Z583

If music be the food of love, Z379

An Evening Hymn 'Now that the sun hath veiled his light', Z193

Lord, what is man?, Z192

O solitude, my sweetest choice, Z406

In the black dismal dungeon of despair, Z190

Lord, I can suffer thy rebukes, Z136

Voluntary in G major, Z720

Lord, I can suffer thy rebukes, Z136

Voluntary in G major, Z720

In guilty night (Saul and the Witch of Endor), Z134

Voluntary in C major, Z717

Plung'd in the confines of despair, Z142

Awake, ye dead, Z182

The earth trembled, Z197

My op’ning eyes are purg’d, ZD72

With sick and famish'd eyes, Z200

Ground in C minor, ZD221

O, I'm sick of life, Z140

Close thine eyes and sleep secure, Z184

and chamber and organ music


Known as the ‘English Orpheus’, Henry Purcell, born in London in 1659, began his career as a chorister in the Chapel Royal, an appointment that was to mark the start of his life‐long commitment to the monarchy. Today his music occupies a central position in British culture and is celebrated for its exquisite word‐setting, abundant use of expression and attractive melody; comprising 16 CDs, this compilation pays homage to a composer who, in spite of assimilating the then predominant French and Italian styles, was able to create a uniquely English form of Baroque music.

The collection effectively traces the length and breadth of Purcell’s output, from the many sacred works he was required to provide for state occasion and worship (‘Hear My Prayer, O Lord’ and ‘Hail! bright Cecilia’, among others) to secular instrumental and vocal music, written for domestic pleasure as well as the theatre.

Semi‐operas, anthems, odes, suites, songs, fantasias: Purcell’s oeuvre was a vast and pioneering one – all the more impressive in view of his untimely death – and the collection presents a selection of his most famous creations (Dido and Aeneas, for example whose first known performance was at a girls’ boarding school in Chelsea) alongside works which are not so widely known.

With its veritable Astar list of performers and ensembles, this is the perfect compilation for anyone wishing to explore Purcell’s music in greater depth. Who knows what else Purcell may have achieved, had he lived beyond the tender age of 36: this collection is a testament to his indefatigable genius, one which Britain lacked until the arrival of Elgar two centuries later.

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The All-Baroque Box

The All-Baroque Box


includes

Allegri:

Miserere mei, Deus

Bach, J S:

Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV1067

Orchestral Suite No. 5 in G minor, BWV1070

Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV565

Fantasia in G major, BWV572

Canonic Variations on the Christmas Hymn 'Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her', BWV769

Prelude & Fugue in D major, BWV532

Pastorale in F major, BWV590

Prelude & Fugue in E flat major, BWV552 'St Anne'

English Suite No. 3 in G minor, BWV808

Prelude & Fugue Book 1 No. 1 in C major, BWV846

Prelude & Fugue Book 2 No. 7, BWV876

Prelude & Fugue Book 2 No. 12 in F minor, BWV881

Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue in D minor, BWV903

French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV816

Goldberg Variations, BWV988

Sonatas & Partitas for solo violin, BWV1001-1006

Cello Suites Nos. 1-6, BWV1007-1012

Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, BWV1041

Violin Concerto No. 2 in E major, BWV1042

Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV1043

Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 1-6 BWV1046-1051 (complete)

St Matthew Passion, BWV244

Mass in B minor, BWV232

Cantata BWV82 'Ich habe genug'

Cantata BWV140 'Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme'

Cantata BWV147 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben'

Barbarino:

Audi, Dulcis Amica Mea

Ardens est cor meum

Biber:

Missa Salisburgensis

Sonata tam aris, quam aulis servientes No. 5

Sonata tam aris, quam aulis servientes No. 12

Sonata Sancti Polycarpi

Motet 'Plaudite tympana'

Charpentier, M-A:

Te Deum, H146

Messe de minuit pour Noël

Corelli:

Concerti grossi, Op. 6 (12, complete)

Gabrieli, G:

Music for San Rocco

Handel:

Giulio Cesare in Egitto

Messiah

Water Music Suites Nos. 1-3, HWV348-350

Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV351

Dixit Dominus, HWV 232

Coronation Anthems Nos. 1-4

Heinichen:

Dresden Concerti

Monteverdi:

L'Orfeo

Vespro della beata Vergine (1610)

Pachelbel:

Canon & Gigue

Pergolesi:

Stabat Mater

Purcell:

Dido and Aeneas

Hail! Bright Cecilia (Ode for St Cecilia's Day 1692), Z328

My beloved spake, Z28

O sing unto the Lord, Z44

Rameau:

Dardanus

Une Symphonie Imaginaire

Schütz:

Musikalische Exequien, SWV 279-281 (Op. 7)

Telemann:

Concerto TWV 51:D2 in D major for transverse flute, strings & b.c.

Septet (Concerto) TWV 44:43 in B flat major for 3 oboes, 3 violins & b.c.

Concerto TWV 52:d1 in D minor for 2 chalumeaux, strings & b.c.

Concerto TWV 51:D7 in D major for trumpet, strings & b.c.

Concerto TWV 52:e1 in E minor for flute, recorder, strings & b.c.

Concerto TWV 53:D5 in D major for trumpet, violin, cello, strings & b.c.

Vivaldi:

Trio Sonata, Op. 1 No. 12 for Two Violins & Continuo in D minor, RV 63 'La Follia'

L'estro armonico - 12 concerti, Op. 3

The Four Seasons

Gloria in D major, RV589

Stabat Mater, RV621

Nisi Dominus (Psalm 126), RV608

Sinfonia in B minor, RV169 'Al Santo Sepolcro'


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