Daniel Purcell

Biography

Born: 1660   Died: 1717  
Overshadowed by his famous brother, Henry Purcell, Daniel Purcell ( c. 1664-1717) was nevertheless an important composer whose works include cantatas, odes, anthems, and incidental music for plays. Born in London, Purcell became organist of Magdalen College, Oxford, around 1690. He returned to London after his brother's death, working as an organist and writing incidental music for many plays. Purcell was interested in writing an opera based on a Read more libretto derived from Quinault's Orlando furioso; the project, however, was never completed. His instrumental compositions, published around 1710, include trio sonatas and sonatas for recorder, as well as works for other instruments In 1713, Purcell published a collection of Italian cantatas with English texts. He died in 1717. Read less
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  • 1.
    The Unknown Purcell - Sonatas By Daniel Purcell / Brooks, Pollock
    Label: Chandos   Catalog: 795 Release Date: 01/29/2013   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Daniel Purcell
    Performer:  Hazel Brooks,  David Pollock
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  • 2.
    Baroque Celebration In The Frauenkirche / Ludwig Guttler
    Label: Berlin Classics   Catalog: 300174 Release Date: 10/11/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Henry Purcell,  Valerius Otto,  Johannes Crüger,  Johannes Eccard  ... 
    Performer:  Ludwig Güttler
    Conductor:  Ludwig Güttler
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Semper Brass,  Blechbläserensemble
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  • 3.
    The Business Of Angels - English Recorder Music From The Stuart Era
    Label: Pipistrelle   Catalog: 1110 Release Date: 02/22/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  George Frideric Handel,  Daniel Purcell,  Solomon Eccles,  Luis Mercy  ... 
    Performer:  Alison Melville,  Lucas Harris,  Nadina Mackie Jakson,  Borys Medicky  ... 
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    Festliches Barock
    Label: Berlin Classics   Catalog: 300167 Release Date: 01/11/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Heinrich Ignaz Biber,  Pavel Josef Vejvanovsky,  Romanus Weichlein,  Daniel Purcell  ... 
    Performer:  Ludwig Güttler
    Conductor:  Ludwig Güttler
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Virtuosi Saxoniae,  Blechbläserensemble
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    Romantic Baroque / Hans Martin Linde
    Label: Klavier Records   Catalog: 11005 Release Date: 06/16/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Henry Purcell,  John Stanley,  Alessandro Poglietti,  Daniel Purcell  ... 
    Performer:  Hans-Martin Linde
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    Purcell, Eccles, Blow: Mad Songs / Catherine Bott
    Label: L'oiseau Lyre   Catalog: 433187 Release Date: 03/26/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Henry Purcell,  Daniel Purcell,  John Blow,  John Eccles  ... 
    Performer:  David Roblou,  Catherine Bott,  Mark Levy,  Anthony Pleeth  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  New London Consort
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    The Amorous Flute
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 440079 Release Date: 12/26/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Henry Purcell,  Marc'Antonio Ziani,  Johann Christoph Pepusch,  George Frideric Handel  ... 
    Performer:  David Munrow,  Oliver Brookes,  Christopher Hogwood,  Robert Spencer
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    Songs From The Pleasure Garden - Boyce, Croft, Eccles, Etc
    Label: Signum U.k.   Catalog: 101 Release Date: 06/26/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Maurice Greene,  William Boyce,  William Croft,  John Eccles  ... 
    Performer:  Tristan Gurney,  Jennifer Langridge,  Philip Langridge,  Malcolm Layfield  ... 
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    A Noble Entertainment / The Parnassian Ensemble
    Label: Avie   Catalog: 2094 Release Date: 10/10/2006   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Gottfried Finger,  James Paisible,  Nicola Francesco Haym,  George Frideric Handel  ... 
    Performer:  Joseph Crouch,  Helen Hooker,  Sophie Middleditch,  David Pollock
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parnassian Ensemble
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  • 10.
    Counter-tenor Duets And Songs - Purcell And Contemporaries
    Label: Deux-elles   Catalog: 911 Release Date: 07/29/2003   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  John Blow,  Henry Purcell,  Daniel Purcell,  Pelham Humphrey
    Performer:  Reiko Ichise,  Laurence Cummings,  Mark Chambers,  Ryland Angel  ... 
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    A Soul In Love / Linda Perillo, Walter Reiter, Cordaria
    Label: Signum U.k.   Catalog: 33 Release Date: 04/22/2003   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Georg Philipp Telemann,  George Frideric Handel,  Antonio Vivaldi,  Daniel Purcell  ... 
    Performer:  Linda Perillo
    Conductor:  Walter Reiter
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cordaria
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  • 12.
    Daniel Purcell: Brotherly Love
    Label: Etcetera Records   Catalog: 1232 Release Date: 06/28/2000   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Daniel Purcell
    Performer:  Michael Fields,  David Hatcher,  Piers Adams,  Evelyn Tubb  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sprezzatura
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    Purcell: The Indian Queen / Scholars Baroque Ensemble
    Label: Naxos   Catalog: 8553752 Release Date: 05/12/1998   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Daniel Purcell,  Henry Purcell
    Performer:  Anna Crookes,  Kym Amps,  David Gould,  Angus Davidson  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
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    Pills To Purge Melancholy / City Waits, Wistreich
    Label: Saydisc   Catalog: 382 Release Date: 08/22/1995   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Traditional,  John Eccles,  Daniel Purcell,  William Croft  ... 
    Performer:  Richard Wistreich
    Conductor:  Roderick Skeaping
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  City Waites
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