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Purcell : Orchestral & Choral Works [Box set]

Henry Purcell , Monteverdi Orchestra Audio CD
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Disc: 1
1. Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Overture
2. Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Air
3. Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Overture to Act 1
4. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 1 ""Woden, first to thee... To Woden thanks we render"" [Contralto, Tenor, Baritone, Chorus]"
5. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 1 ""The lot is cast"" [Soprano]"
6. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 1 ""Brave souls"" [Chorus]"
7. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 1 ""I call you all to Woden's Hall"" [Contralto, Chorus]"
8. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 1 ""Come if you dare"" [Tenor, Chorus]"
9. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 2 ""Hither, this way"" [Philidel, Chorus]"
10. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 2 ""Let not a moonborn elf"" [Grimbald]"
11. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 2 ""Hither, this way"" [Chorus]"
12. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 2 ""Come, follow me"" [Philidel, Sopranos, Contralto, Tenor, Baritone, Spirits, Chorus]"
13. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 2 ""How blest are shepherds"" [Shepherd, Chorus]"
14. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 2 ""Shepherd, leave decoying"" [Shepherdesses]"
15. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 2 Hornpipe ""Come shepherds"" [Chorus]"
16. Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 2 Air
17. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 3 Prelude ""What ho! thou genius of this isle"" [Cupid]"
18. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 3 ""What power art thou"" [Cold Genius]"
19. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 3 ""Thou doting fool"" [Cupid]"
20. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 3 ""Great love"" [Cold Genius]"
21. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 3 ""No part of my dominion"" [Cupid]"
22. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 3 Prelude ""See, see, we assemble"" [Chorus]"
23. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 3 ""Tis I that have warm'd ye... Tis Love that has warm'd us"" [Cupid, Chorus]"
24. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 3 ""Sound a parley"" [Chorus, Cupid, Genius]"
25. Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 3 Hornpipe
Disc: 2
1. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 4 ""Two daughters of this aged stream"" [Sirens]"
2. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 4 ""How happy the lover... For love ev'ry creature"" [Tenor, Chorus, Nymphs, Men]"
3. Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 4 Air
4. Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 5 Trumpet Tune
5. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 5 ""Ye blust'ring brethren"" [Aeolus]"
6. Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 5 Symphony
7. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 5 ""Round thy coast"" [Nereid, Pan, Chorus]"
8. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 5 ""For folded flocks"" [Contralto, Tenor, Baritone]"
9. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 5 ""Your hay it is mow'd"" [Comus, Men]"
10. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 5 ""Fairest isle"" [Venus]"
11. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 5 ""You say 'tis love"" [She, He]"
12. Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 5 Trumpet Tune
13. "Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 5 ""St George... Our natives not alone appear"" [Honour, Chorus]"
14. Purcell : King Arthur Z628 : Act 5 Chaconne
Disc: 3
1. Purcell : Come ye Sons of Art Z323 : I Overture
2. "Purcell : Come ye Sons of Art Z323 : II ""Come, ye Sons of Art, come away"" [Counter-Tenor, Chorus]"
3. "Purcell : Come ye Sons of Art Z323 : III ""Sound the trumpet"" [Counter-Tenors]"
4. "Purcell : Come ye Sons of Art Z323 : IV ""Come, ye Sons of Art, come away"" [Chorus]"
5. "Purcell : Come ye Sons of Art Z323 : V ""Strike the viol"" [Counter-Tenor]"
6. "Purcell : Come ye Sons of Art Z323 : VI ""The day that such a blessing"" [Bass, Chorus]"
7. "Purcell : Come ye Sons of Art Z323 : VII ""Bid the Virtues"" [Soprano]"
8. "Purcell : Come ye Sons of Art Z323 : VIII ""These, are the sacred charms"" [Bass]"
9. "Purcell : Come ye Sons of Art Z323 : IX ""See Nature, rejoicing"" [Soprano, Bass, Chorus]"
10. Purcell : Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II : I March
11. "Purcell : Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II Z27 : II ""Man that is born"""
12. Purcell : Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II : III Canzona
13. "Purcell : Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II Z27 : IV ""In the midst of life"""
14. Purcell : Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II : V Canzona
15. "Purcell : Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II Z27 : VI ""Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our Hearts"""
16. Purcell : Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II Z27 : VII March
Disc: 4
1. Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : I Symphony
2. "Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : II ""Hail! Bright Cecilia"" [Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass, Chorus]"
3. "Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : III ""Hark each tree"" [Alto, Bass]"
4. "Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : IV ""'Tis Nature's voice"" [Tenor]"
5. "Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : V ""Soul of the world"" [Chorus]"
6. "Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : VI ""Thou tun'st this world"" [Soprano]"
7. "Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : VII ""With that sublime celestial lay"" [Altos, Bass]"
8. "Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : VIII ""Wondrous machine"" [Bass]"
9. "Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : IX ""The airy violin"" [Alto]"
10. "Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : X ""In vain the am'rous flute"" [Alto, Tenor]"
11. "Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : XII ""The fife and all the harmony of war"" [Alto]"
12. "Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : XIII ""Let these amongst themselves contest"" [Baritone, Bass]"
13. "Purcell : Hail! Bright Cecilia Z328 : XIV ""Hail! Bright Cecilia"" [Altos, Tenor, Bass, Chorus]"
Disc: 5
1. Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Overture to The Masque
2. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : The Masque ""Hark! how the songsters of the grove"" [2 Nymphs]"
3. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : The Masque ""Love in their little veins inspires"" [Nymph]"
4. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : The Masque ""But ah! how much are our delights"" [2 Nymphs, Shepherd]"
5. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : The Masque ""Hence with your trifling deity!"" [A Bacchanal] ""But over us no griefs prevail"" [3 Bacchanals]"
6. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : The Masque ""Come all, come all to me"" [Cupid]"
7. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : The Masque ""Who can resist"" [Chorus]"
8. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : The Masque ""Return, revolting rebels!"" [Bacchus]"
9. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : The Masque ""The care of lovers"" [A Nymph]"
10. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : The Masque ""Love quickly is pall'd"" [A Bacchanal]"
11. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : The Masque ""Come, let us agree"" [Cupid, Bacchus, Chorus]"
12. Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Curtain Tune
13. Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Dioclesian First Music
14. Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Dioclesian Second Music
15. Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Dioclesian Overture to Act 1
16. Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 1 First Act Tune
17. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 2 ""Great Diocles"" [Bass, Chorus]"
18. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 2 ""Charon, the peaceful shade"" [Woman] ""Let all mankind the pleasure share"" [Chorus, Soprano, Bass]"
19. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 2 ""Let the soldiers rejoice"" [Tenor, Chorus]"
20. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 2 ""To Mars let'em raise"" [Tenor, Bass, Chorus]"
21. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 2 ""A Symphony of flutes in the air"" [Tenor] Quartet [Soprano, Tenor, Bass, Chorus]"
22. Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 2 Dance of Furies
23. Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 2 Second Act Tune
24. Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 3 Chaconne
Disc: 6
1. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 3 ""When first I saw"" [Soprano]"
2. Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 3 The Chair Dance
3. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 3 ""What shall I do"" [Soprano]"
4. Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 3 Third Act Tune
5. Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 4 Butterfly Dance
6. Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 4 Trumpet Tune
7. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 4 ""Sound Fame"" [Tenor, Chorus]"
8. Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 4 Fourth Act Tune
9. Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 5 Country Dance
10. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 5 Prelude to The Masque ""Call the Nymphs"" [Cupid, Chorus]"
11. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 5 ""Come, come away"" [A Bacchanalian, A Silvan]"
12. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 5 Prelude & Chorus, Paspe"
13. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 5 ""Ah the sweet delights of love"" [2 Wood-Gods]"
14. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 5 ""Let monarchs fight"" [A Faun]"
15. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 5 ""Since from my dear"" [Another Faun]"
16. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 5 ""Make room"" [2 of Bacchus' followers, Bacchus] ""Give to every one"" [Tenor, Bass, Chorus] Dance of Bacchanals"
17. Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 5 One of Cupid's Followers [Tenor]
18. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 5 ""Tell me why my charming fair"" [Shepherd, Shepherdess]"
19. Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 5 Dance
20. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 5 ""All our days"" [Tenor, Chorus] ""Let us dance"" [Soprano]"
21. "Purcell : Timon of Athens Z632 : Act 5 ""Triumph, victorious love"" [Tenor, Bass, Chorus]"
Disc: 7
1. Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 1 First Air
2. Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 1 Second Air
3. Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 1 First Hornpipe
4. Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 1 Second Hornpipe
5. Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 1 Adagio
6. Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 1 Allegro
7. Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 1 Trumpet Tune
8. "Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 1 ""Wake, Quivera"" [Boy]"
9. "Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 1 ""Why should men quarrel"" [Girl]"
10. "Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Prologue to Act 1 ""By ancient prophecies"" [Girl, Boy]"
11. Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Prologue to Act 1 Trumpet Tune
12. Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 2 Canzona
13. Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 2 Adagio
14. Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 2 Allegro
15. "Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 2 ""I come to sing great Zempoalla Story"" [Fame]"
16. "Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act II - Air ""What flattering noise is this"""
17. "Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 2 ""Scorn'd Envy, here's nothing"" [Fame]"
18. "Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 2 ""I fly from the place"" [Envy]"
19. "Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 2 ""Begone, curst fiends of Hell"" [Fame]"
20. "Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 2 ""I come to sing"" [Fame]"
21. Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 3 Air
22. Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 3 Minuet
23. "Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 3 ""Ye twice ten hundred deities"" [Ismeron]"
24. Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 3 Symphony for hautboys
25. "Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 3 ""Seek not to know"" [God of Dreams]"
26. Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 3 Trumpet Overture
27. "Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 3 ""Ah, how happy are we"" [1st & 2nd aerial spirits]"
28. "Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 3 ""We the spirits of the Air"" [3rd & 4th aerial spirits]"
29. "Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 3 ""I attempt from love's sickness"" [Soprano]"
30. "Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 3 Air [Spirits of the air, Chorus]"
31. Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 3 Third act tune
32. "Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 4 ""They tell us that your mighty powers"" [Soprano] Fourth act tune"
33. "Purcell : The Indian Queen Z630 : Act 4 ""While thus we bow"" [High Priest]"
Disc: 8
1. Purcell : The Tempest Z631/10 : Overture
2. "Purcell : The Tempest Z631/10 : Act 2 ""Where does the black fiend"" [First Devil, Second Devil, Chorus]"
3. "Purcell : The Tempest Z631/10 : Act 2 ""Around, around we pace"" [Chorus]"
4. "Purcell : The Tempest Z631/10 : Act 2 ""Arise, ye subterranean winds"" [First Devil]"
5. Purcell : The Tempest Z631/10 : Act 2 Dance of Winds
6. "Purcell : The Tempest Z631/10 : Act 3 ""Comme unto these yellow sands"" [Ariel, Chorus]"
7. "Purcell : The Tempest Z631/10 : Act 3 ""Full fathom five"" [Ariel, Chorus]"
8. "Purcell : The Tempest Z631/10 : Act 3 ""Dry those eyes"" [Ariel]"
9. "Purcell : The Tempest Z631/10 : Act 3 ""Kind fortune smiles"" [Ariel]"
10. Purcell : The Tempest Z631/10 : Act 4 Dance of Devils
11. Purcell : The Tempest Z631/10 : Act 4 The sailor's dance
12. "Purcell : The Tempest Z631/10 : Act 4 ""Dear pretty youth"" [Dorinda]"
13. "Purcell : The Tempest Z631/10 : Act 5 ""Great neptune!"" [Amphitrite, Neptune]"
14. "Purcell : The Tempest Z631/10 : Act 5 ""The nereids and Tritons"" [Chorus]"
15. "Purcell : The Tempest Z631/10 : Act 5 ""Aeolus, you must appear"" [Neptune]"
16. "Purcell : The Tempest Z631/10 : Act 5 ""Your awful voice I hear"" [Aeolus]"
17. "Purcell : The Tempest Z631/10 : Act 5 ""Halcyon days"" [Amphitrite]"
18. "Purcell : The Tempest Z631/10 : Act 5 ""See, see, the heavens smile"" [Neptune]"
19. "Purcell : The Tempest Z631/10 : Act 5 ""No stars again shall hurt you"" [Amphitrite, Neptune, Chorus]"
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