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

Smith, Lott, Bowman, Rogers, Elliot, Allen, Gardiner, Chanticleer
Release Date: 05/22/2009 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 69140  
Composer:  Henry PurcellMatthew LockeJohn BlowPelham Humphrey,   ... 
Performer:  David ThomasPaul ElliottBrian GordonAshley Stafford,   ... 
Conductor:  John Eliot GardinerStephen StubbsGustav LeonhardtSir David Willcocks,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque SoloistsMonteverdi ChoirMonteverdi Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Hail, bright Cecilia, Z 328 "Ode on St Cecilia's Day" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  David Thomas (Bass), Paul Elliott (Tenor), Brian Gordon (Countertenor),
Ashley Stafford (Countertenor), Jennifer Smith (Soprano), Stephen Varcoe (Baritone)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists,  Monteverdi Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1692; England 
Length: 53 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: English 
2. Come, ye sons of art, away, Z 323 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Charles Brett (Countertenor), John Williams (Countertenor), Felicity Lott (Soprano),
Thomas Allen (Bass)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir,  Monteverdi Orchestra,  Equale Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1694; England 
3. March and Canzona in C minor, Z 860 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Felicity Lott (Soprano), Charles Brett (Countertenor), John Williams (Countertenor),
Thomas Allen (Bass)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir,  Monteverdi Orchestra,  Equale Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1692; England 
4. Welcome, viceregent of the mighty king, Z 340 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Harvey Brough (Tenor), Steve Dugardin (Alto), Simon Grant (Bass),
Suzie LeBlanc (Soprano), Douglas Nasrawi (Tenor), Belinda Sykes (Mezzo Soprano),
Harry Van der Kamp (Bass), Barbara Borden (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stephen Stubbs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tragicomedia
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1680; England 
5. O dive custos Auriacae domus, Z 504 "Elegy for Queen Mary II" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Barbara Borden (Soprano), Suzie LeBlanc (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stephen Stubbs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tragicomedia
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1695; England 
6. Raise, raise the voice, Z 334 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Barbara Borden (Soprano), Simon Grant (Bass), Douglas Nasrawi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Stubbs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tragicomedia
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1685; England 
7. Fairy Queen, Z 629: Oh, oh, let me weep "The Plaint" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Suzie LeBlanc (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stephen Stubbs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tragicomedia
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1692; England 
8. Incassum, Lesbia, rogas, Z 383 "Queen's Epicedium" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Douglas Nasrawi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Stubbs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tragicomedia
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1695; England 
9. Young Thirsis' fate, Z 473 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Barbara Borden (Soprano), Simon Grant (Bass)
Conductor:  Stephen Stubbs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tragicomedia
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
10. Why, why are all the Muses mute?, Z 343 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Simon Grant (Bass), Suzie LeBlanc (Soprano), Douglas Nasrawi (Tenor),
Harry Van der Kamp (Bass), Steve Dugardin (Alto), Barbara Borden (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stephen Stubbs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tragicomedia
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1685; England 
11. Rejoice in the Lord Alway, Z 49 "Bell Anthem" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Nigel Rogers (Tenor), Max van Egmond (Bass), James Bowman (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Gustav Leonhardt,  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leonhardt Consort,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1682-1685; England 
Language: English 
12. Blow up the trumpet in Sion, Z 10 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  James Bowman (Countertenor), Nigel Rogers (Tenor), Max van Egmond (Bass)
Conductor:  Gustav Leonhardt,  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leonhardt Consort,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1679; England 
Language: English 
13. O God, thou art my God, Z 35 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  James Bowman (Countertenor), Nigel Rogers (Tenor), Max van Egmond (Bass)
Conductor:  Gustav Leonhardt,  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leonhardt Consort,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680-1682; England 
Language: English 
14. O God, thou hast cast us out, Z 36 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Max van Egmond (Bass), James Bowman (Countertenor), Nigel Rogers (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gustav Leonhardt,  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leonhardt Consort,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680-1682; England 
Language: English 
15. My heart is inditing, Z 30 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  James Bowman (Countertenor), Nigel Rogers (Tenor), Max van Egmond (Bass)
Conductor:  Gustav Leonhardt,  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leonhardt Consort,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1685; England 
Language: English 
16. Remember not, Lord, our offences, Z 50 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Max van Egmond (Bass), Nigel Rogers (Tenor), James Bowman (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Gustav Leonhardt,  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leonhardt Consort,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680-1682; England 
Language: English 
17. Who can from joy refrain?, Z 342: Father brave by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  Gustav Leonhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leonhardt Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1695; England 
Language: English 
18. Rejoice in the Lord Alway, Z 49 "Bell Anthem" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Kevin Baum (Tenor), Mark [bass baritone] Sullivan (Bass Baritone), Jay White (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Skip Sempé
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer,  Capriccio Stravagante
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1682-1685; England 
Date of Recording: 04/2003 
Length: 8 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: English 
19. Remember not, Lord, our offences, Z 50 by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680-1682; England 
Date of Recording: 04/2003 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
20. I was glad when they said unto me, O Lord, Z 19 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Olivier Fortin (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1682-1683; England 
Date of Recording: 04/2003 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: English 
21. Oh Lord, rebuke me not, Z 40 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Christopher Fritzsche (Countertenor), Susie Napper (Viola da gamba), Skip Sempé (Organ),
Ian Howell (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 04/2003 
Length: 9 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: English 
22. Praise the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, Z 47 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Matthew Oltman (Tenor), Mark [bass baritone] Sullivan (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Skip Sempé
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer,  Capriccio Stravagante
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1682-1685; England 
Date of Recording: 04/2003 
Length: 11 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: English 
23. Now that the sun hath veiled his light, Z 193 "Evening Hymn on a Ground" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Françoise Johannel (Harp), Susie Napper (Viola da gamba), Olivier Fortin (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1688; England 
Date of Recording: 04/2003 
Length: 5 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: English 
24. My heart is inditing, Z 30 by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  Gustav Leonhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1685; England 
Date of Recording: 04/2003 
Length: 16 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: English 
25. Jehova, quam multi sunt, Z 135 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Maldwyn Davies (Tenor), John Tomlinson (Bass)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists,  Monteverdi Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680; England 
26. My beloved spake, Z 28 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Charles Brett (Counter Tenor), Roderick Earle (Bass), Wynford Evans (Tenor),
Stephen Varcoe (Baritone)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists,  Monteverdi Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1678; England 
27. O God, thou hast cast us out, Z 36 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Maldwyn Davies (Tenor), Gillian Fisher (Soprano), Owen Grundy (Bass),
Elisabeth Priday (Soprano), Christopher Robson (Counter Tenor)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists,  Monteverdi Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680-1682; England 
28. Hear my prayer, O Lord, Z 15 by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680-1682; England 
29. Lord, what is man?, Z 192 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Arthur Haas (Organ), Dawn Upshaw (Soprano), Arthur Haas (Harpsichord),
Myron Lutzke (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1693; England 
Date of Recording: 04/2000 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 5 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: English 
30. Tell me, some pitying angel, Z 196 "Blessed Virgin's Expostulation" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Arthur Haas (Harpsichord), Arthur Haas (Organ), Dawn Upshaw (Soprano),
Myron Lutzke (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1693; England 
Date of Recording: 04/2000 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 7 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: English 
31. Saul and the Witch of Endor: In guilty night, Z 134 by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists,  Monteverdi Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 

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