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The Best Of Purcell


Release Date: 06/30/2009 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8556839   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Henry Purcell
Performer:  Laurence CummingsNorman EngelWilliam PurefoyIan Honeyman,   ... 
Conductor:  Jeremy SummerlyKevin MallonRobert GlentonKym Amps
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rose Consort of ViolsOxford CamerataAradia Ensemble,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Fantasia for 4 Viols in C minor, Z 738 by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rose Consort of Viols
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1680; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
2.
Blow up the trumpet in Sion, Z 10 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Laurence Cummings (Organ)
Conductor:  Jeremy Summerly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford Camerata
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1679; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 21 Secs. 
3.
Chacony for Strings in G minor, Z 730 by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  Kevin Mallon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Aradia Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
4.
Indian Queen, Z 630: Act 3 Trumpet Overture by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Norman Engel (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Kevin Mallon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Aradia Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1695; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
5.
Morning and Evening Service in B flat major, Z 230: Jubilate by Henry Purcell
Performer:  William Purefoy (Countertenor), Ian Honeyman (Tenor), Thomas Guthrie (Bass),
Susan Bisatt (Soprano), Jeni Bern (Soprano), Christopher Robson (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Robert Glenton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Golden Age
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1682; England 
Length: 8 Minutes 23 Secs. 
6.
Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: Overture by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  Kym Amps
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1689; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 57 Secs. 
7.
Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: Come away, fellow sailors by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  Kym Amps
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
8.
Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: Sailors' Dance by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  Kym Amps
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Length: 0 Minutes 52 Secs. 
9.
Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: Thy hand, Belinda...When I am laid in earth by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  Kym Amps
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1689; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
10.
Amphitryon, Z 572 "Two Sosias": A pastoral dialogue betwixt Thyrsis and Iris by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Nicole Bower (Soprano), Giles Tomkins (Bass)
Conductor:  Kevin Mallon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Aradia Ensemble
Length: 5 Minutes 17 Secs. 
11.
Fairy Queen, Z 629: Sinfonia to Act 4 by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1692; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 27 Secs. 
12.
Funeral Music for Queen Mary: March by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Laurence Cummings (Organ)
Conductor:  Jeremy Summerly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford Camerata
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Length: 1 Minutes 29 Secs. 
13.
Thou know'st, Lord, the secrets of our hearts, Z 58c by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Laurence Cummings (Organ)
Conductor:  Jeremy Summerly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford Camerata
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1695; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
14.
Suite for Harpsichord no 2 in G minor, Z 661: Corant by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Terence Charlston (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 
15.
Now that the sun hath veiled his light, Z 193 "Evening Hymn on a Ground" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Christopher Whitton (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1688; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
16.
Indian Queen, Z 630: Trumpet Tune by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Bertalan Hock (Organ), György Geiger (Trumpet)
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 
17.
Hail, bright Cecilia, Z 328 "Ode on St Cecilia's Day" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Jeni Bern (Soprano), Thomas Guthrie (Bass), Ian Honeyman (Tenor),
Christopher Robson (Countertenor), Susan Bisatt (Soprano), William Purefoy (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Robert Glenton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Golden Age
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1692; England 
Length: 17 Minutes 18 Secs. 

Sound Samples

The Indian Queen, Z. 630*: "The Indian Queen", Z. 630: Trumpet Overture
Morning Service in D major, Z. 232: Jubilate Deo
Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: Overture
Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: Act III: Come away, fellow sailors (1st Sailor, Chorus)
Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: Act III: The Sailor's Dance
Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: Act III: When I am laid in earth (Dido)
9 Fantasia a 4: Four-Part Fantazias: VII. Fantazia in C minor, Z. 738
Amphitryon, Z. 572, "The 2 Sosias": A Pastoral Dialogue Betwixt Thyrsis and Iris
The Fairy Queen, Z. 629: Act IV: Symphony
Blow up the trumpet in Sion, Z. 10
Chacony in G minor, Z. 730: Chacony, Z. 730
Burial Service, 58c: March, Z. 860A
Burial Service, 58c: Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts, Z. 58B
A Choice Collection of Lessons: Suite No. 2 in G minor, Z. 661: Suite No. 2 in G minor, Z. 661: III. Corant
Now that the sun hath veiled his light, "An Evening Hymn on a Ground", Z. 193
The Indian Queen, Z. 630: Trumpet Tune
Welcome to all the pleasures, "Ode on St. Cecilia's Day", Z. 339

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