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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.
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 
4.
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 
5.
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 
6.
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 
7.
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 
8.
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 
9.
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 
10.
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 
11.
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 
12.
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 
13.
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 
14.
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 
15.
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 
16.
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 
17.
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 
18.
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 
19.
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 
20.
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 
21.
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 
22.
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 
23.
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 
24.
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 
25.
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 
26.
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 
27.
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: circa 1692; England 

Sound Samples

Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z.328: I Symphony: Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : I Symphony
Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z.328: II "Hail! Bright Cecilia" (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass, Chorus): Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : II "Hail! Bright Cecilia" [Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass, Chorus]
Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z.328: III "Hark each tree" (Alto, Bass): Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : III "Hark each tree" [Alto, Bass]
Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z.328: IV "'Tis Nature's voice" (Tenor): Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : IV "'Tis Nature's voice" [Tenor]
Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z.328: V "Soul of the world" (Chorus): Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : V "Soul of the world" [Chorus]
Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z.328: VI "Thou tun'st this world" (Soprano): Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : VI "Thou tun'st this world" [Soprano]
Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z.328: VII "With that sublime celestial lay" (Altos, Bass): Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : VII "With that sublime celestial lay" [Altos, Bass]
Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z.328: VIII "Wondrous machine" (Bass): Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : VIII "Wondrous machine" [Bass]
Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z.328: IX "The airy violin" (Alto): Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : IX "The airy violin" [Alto]
Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z.328: X "In vain the am'rous flute" (Alto, Tenor): Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : X "In vain the am'rous flute" [Alto, Tenor]
Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z.328: XII "The fife and all the harmony of war" (Alto): Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : XII "The fife and all the harmony of war" [Alto]
Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z.328: XIII "Let these amongst themselves contest" (Baritone, Bass): Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : XIII "Let these amongst themselves contest" [Baritone, Bass]
Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z.328: XIV "Hail! Bright Cecilia" (Altos, Tenor, Bass, Chorus): Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : XIV "Hail! Bright Cecilia" [Altos, Tenor, Bass, Chorus]
Come ye Sons of Art, Z.323: I Overture: Purcell : Come ye Sons of Art Z323 : I Overture
Come ye Sons of Art, Z.323: II "Come, ye Sons of Art, come away" (Counter-Tenor, Chorus): Purcell : Come ye Sons of Art Z323 : II "Come, ye Sons of Art, come away" [Counter-Tenor, Chorus]
Come ye Sons of Art, Z.323: III "Sound the trumpet" (Counter-Tenors): Purcell : Come ye Sons of Art Z323 : III "Sound the trumpet" [Counter-Tenors]
Come ye Sons of Art, Z.323: IV "Come, ye Sons of Art, come away" (Chorus): Purcell : Come ye Sons of Art Z323 : IV "Come, ye Sons of Art, come away" [Chorus]
Come ye Sons of Art, Z.323: V "Strike the viol" (Counter-Tenor): Purcell : Come ye Sons of Art Z323 : V "Strike the viol" [Counter-Tenor]
Come ye Sons of Art, Z.323: VI "The day that such a blessing" (Bass, Chorus): Purcell : Come ye Sons of Art Z323 : VI "The day that such a blessing" [Bass, Chorus]
Come ye Sons of Art, Z.323: VII "Bid the Virtues" (Soprano): Purcell : Come ye Sons of Art Z323 : VII "Bid the Virtues" [Soprano]
Come ye Sons of Art, Z.323: VIII "These, are the sacred charms" (Bass): Purcell : Come ye Sons of Art Z323 : VIII "These, are the sacred charms" [Bass]
Come ye Sons of Art, Z.323: IX "See Nature, rejoicing" (Soprano, Bass, Chorus): Purcell : Come ye Sons of Art Z323 : IX "See Nature, rejoicing" [Soprano, Bass, Chorus]
"Welcome, vicegerent of the mighty King" Z340 [Welcome Song for Charles II, 1680]: Purcell : "Welcome, vicegerent of the mighty King" Z340 [Welcome Song for Charles II, 1680]
"O dive custos Auriacae domus" Z504 [Elegy on the Death of Queen Mary, 1695]: Purcell : "O dive custos Auriacae domus" Z504 [Elegy on the Death of Queen Mary, 1695]
"Raise, raise the voice" Z334 [Ode for St. Cecilia's Day, 1685]: Purcell : "Raise, raise the voice" Z334 [Ode for St. Cecilia's Day, 1685]
"Incassum, Lesbia, incassum rogas" Z383 [Elegy on the Death of Queen Mary, 1695]: Purcell : "Incassum, Lesbia, incassum rogas" Z383 [Elegy on the Death of Queen Mary, 1695]
"Young Thyrsis' fate the hills and groves deplore" Z473 [Elegy on the Death of Thomas Farmer, 1688]: Purcell : "Young Thyrsis' fate the hills and groves deplore" Z473 [Elegy on the Death of Thomas Farmer, 1688]
"Why, why are all the muses mute?" Z343 [Welcome Song for James II, 1685]: Purcell : "Why, why are all the muses mute?" Z343 [Welcome Song for James II, 1685]
"Rejoice in the Lord alway" Z49: Purcell : "Rejoice in the Lord alway" Z49
"Blow up the trumpet in Sion" Z10: Purcell : "Blow up the trumpet in Sion" Z10
"O God, thou art my God" Z35: Purcell : "O God, thou art my God" Z35
"My heart is inditing" Z30: Purcell : "My heart is inditing" Z30
"Remember not, Lord, our offences" Z50: Purcell : "Remember not, Lord, our offences" Z50
"I was glad" Z19: Purcell : "I was glad" Z19
"O Lord, rebuke me not" Z40: Purcell : "O Lord, rebuke me not" Z40
"Praise the Lord, O my soul" Z48: Purcell : "Praise the Lord, O my soul" Z48
"Now that the sun has veiled his light" Z193 [An Evening Hymn]: Purcell : "Now that the sun has veiled his light" Z193 [An Evening Hymn]
"Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes" Z135: Purcell : "Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes" Z135
"My beloved spake" Z28: Purcell : "My beloved spake" Z28
"O God, Thou hast cast us out" Z36: Purcell : "O God, Thou hast cast us out" Z36
"Hear my prayer, O Lord" Z15: Purcell : "Hear my prayer, O Lord" Z15
Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II, Z.27: I March: Purcell : Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II Z27 : I March
Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II, Z.27: II "Man that is born": Purcell : Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II Z27 : II "Man that is born"
Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II, Z.27: III Canzona: Purcell : Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II Z27 : III Canzona
Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II, Z.27: IV "In the midst of life": Purcell : Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II Z27 : IV "In the midst of life"
Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II, Z.27: V Canzona: Purcell : Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II Z27 : V Canzona
Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II, Z.27: VI "Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our Hearts": Purcell : Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II Z27 : VI "Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our Hearts"
Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II, Z.27: VII March: Purcell : Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II Z27 : VII March
Saul and the Witch of Endor : "In guilty night": Purcell : Saul and the Witch of Endor : "In guilty night"
Upon a quiet Conscience : "Close thine eyes and sleep secure": Purcell : Upon a quiet Conscience : "Close thine eyes and sleep secure"

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