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Purcell, Henry 1659-1695

Overview
Works: 14,117 works in 30,233 publications in 10 languages and 147,131 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Biography  Thematic catalogs  Musical settings  Manuscripts  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Composer, Editor, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer, Creator, Musician, Contributor, Other, Attributed name, Arranger, Librettist, Adapter, Dubious author
Classifications: ML410.P93, 780.924
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Most widely held works by Henry Purcell
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )
629 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 7,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
SYNOPSIS: In order to cure her unhappiness, Dido, queen of Carthage, marries the Trojan prince, Aeneas, who is madly in love with her. While Dido and Aeneas are out hunting, an evil Sorceress and her assistants plot the destruction of Dido and Carthage. Soon, an evil witch disguised as the God Mercury stops Aeneas. She tells him that he must abandon Carthage and found a new Troy on Latin soil. While Aeneas hates the thought of leaving Dido, he cannot refuse a god's command. In the end, Aeneas decides to defy the god's command and stay with Dido. Nevertheless, Dido refuses to stay with a lover who even considered leaving her and soon dies
Dido and Aeneas : an opera by Henry Purcell( )
365 editions published between 1840 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 4,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sparkling miniature opera, filled with intense drama and elegant song, lasts no more than an hour, yet unfolds a virtuoso range of expressive music, from a high-spirited sailors{u2019} dance to Dido{u2019}s touching lament "When I am laid in earth." First presented in 1689, remains the oldest operatic work still popularly performed. Authoritative early edition
The fairy queen by Henry Purcell( Recording )
251 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Fairy Queen: Semi-Opera in Five Acts, Z 629. Libretto: Elkanah Settle
King Arthur by Henry Purcell( Recording )
177 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
King Arthur or The British Worthy: Semi-Opera in Five Acts, Z 628. Libretto: John Dryden
40 songs for voice and piano by Henry Purcell( )
53 editions published between 1958 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Library has v.1,2,4
The music in The fairy queen; English opera (1692) by Henry Purcell( )
140 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Composition de l'orchestre : 2 flûtes à bec, 3 hautbois, 1 basson, 2 trompettes, timbales, cordes
The Indian queen by Henry Purcell( Recording )
102 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Indian Queen: Semi-Opera in Five Acts, Z 630. Libretto: John Dryden and Robert Howard
The works of Henry Purcell by Henry Purcell( )
65 editions published between 1878 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Purcell Society is preparing a complete critical edition of the music of Henry Purcell. The scores are designed with the performer, the researcher and the music enthusiast in mind. In late 2007, Stainer & Bell became the new publishers to the Purcell Society. They will be publishing all remaining volumes in the Purcell Society Edition, and will also be publishing a NEW Purcell Society Edition Companion Series. Earlier volumes in the series were published by Novello & Co."--Publisher's website
King Arthur by Henry Purcell( )
91 editions published between 1790 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten sonatas of four parts : trio sonatas by Henry Purcell( )
68 editions published between 1697 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Blessed Virgin's expostulation by Henry Purcell( )
54 editions published between 1947 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orpheus Britannicus : a collection of all the choicest songs for one, two, and three voices by Henry Purcell( )
74 editions published between 1698 and 1965 in 4 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Music for a while by Henry Purcell( Recording )
101 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emblems by United States Marine Band( Recording )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This disc features selections by The United States Marine Band under the direction of Timothy W. Foley
The tempest by Henry Purcell( Recording )
52 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Tempest or The Enchanted Island: Semi-Opera in Five Acts, Z 631. Libretto: Thomas Shadwell
Fünf geistliche Chöre : zu 4-6 Stimmen by Henry Purcell( )
28 editions published between 1932 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enthält: Te Deum laudamus (We praise Thee, o Lord) ; Magnificat (My soul doth magnify the Lord) ; Nunc dimittis (Lord, now lettest Thou) ; Save me, o God ; Lord, how long wilt Thou be angry
Hail! bright Cecilia by Henry Purcell( Recording )
75 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hail, Bright Cecilia: Ode for Saint Cecilia's Day for soloists, chorus, orchestra and continuo, Z 328. Text: Nicholas Brady / My Beloved Spake: Anthem, Z 28 / O Sing Unto The Lord A New Song: Anthem, Z 44
Music for Queen Mary by Henry Purcell( Recording )
43 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
RCA: stu 70911
Eighteenth-century imitative counterpoint : music for analysis by Wallace Berry( )
1 edition published in 1969 and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Come ye sons of art : (Ode for the birthday of Queen Mary, 1694) by Henry Purcell( )
42 editions published between 1940 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Henri Purcell
Perselas, H.
Perselas, H. 1659-1695
Pêrsêll, G.
Pêrsêll, Genri.
Persell, Genri 1659-1695
Pērsels, Henrijs ap 1659-1695
Purcel, .. 1659-1695
Purcel, H. 1659-1695
Purcel, H. (Henry), 1659-1695
Purcel, Henry.
Purcel, Henry 1659-1695
Purcell.
Purcell, .. 1659-1695
Purcell, H.
Purcell, H. 1659-1695
Purcell, H. (Henry)
Purcell, H. (Henry), 1659-1695
Purcell, Henri.
Purcell, Henri 1659-1695
Purcell, Henry
Purcell, Henry 1658 or 9-1695
Purcell, Henryk.
Pŭrsel, Kh 1659-1695
Pŭrsel, Kh (Khenri), 1659-1695
Pŭrsel, Khenri 1659-1695
Перселл, Генри ap 1659-1695
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Languages
English (1,800)
German (90)
French (19)
Multiple languages (10)
Dutch (8)
Italian (5)
Spanish (4)
Chinese (1)
Russian (1)
Latin (1)
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