Henry Purcell

Table of Contents

From wikipedia.

1 Anthems

1 Verse Anthem Awake, put on thy strength c. 1682–85
2 Verse Anthem Behold, I bring you glad tidings 1687
3 Verse Anthem Behold now, praise the Lord c. 1680
4 Verse Anthem Be merciful unto me before 1683
5 Verse Anthem Blessed are they that fear the Lord 1688
6 Verse Anthem Blessed be the Lord my strength before 1679
7 Verse Anthem Blessed is he that considereth the poor c. 1688
8 Verse Anthem Blessed is he whose unrighteousness is forgiven c. 1680–92
9 Verse Anthem Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord c. 1688
10 Full Anthem Blow up the trumpet in Sion before 1679
11 Verse Anthem Bow down thine ear, O Lord c. 1680–82
12 Verse Anthem Give sentence with me, O Lord before 1681
13 Verse Anthem Hear me, O Lord, and that soon c. 1680–82 – [There are 2 arrangements of this piece, Z 13A and Z 13B respectively]
14 Verse Anthem Hear my prayer, O God before 1683
15 Full Anthem Hear my prayer, O Lord before 1683
16 Verse Anthem In thee, O Lord, do I put my trust c. 1682
17 Full Anthem In the midst of life before 1682 – [There are 2 arrangements of this piece, Z 17A and Z 17B respectively]
18 Verse Anthem It is a good thing to give thanks c. 1682–85
19 Verse Anthem I was glad when they said unto me c. 1682–83
20 Verse Anthem I will give thanks unto Thee, O Lord c. 1682–85
21 Verse Anthem I will give thanks unto the Lord c. 1680–82
22 Full Anthem I will sing unto the Lord before 1679
23 Verse Anthem Let God arise before 1679
24 Verse Anthem Let mine eyes run down with tears c. 1682
25 Full Anthem Lord, how long wilt Thou be angry? c. 1680–82
26 Verse Anthem Lord, who can tell how oft he offendeth? c. 1677
27 Full Anthem Man that is born of woman c. 1680–82
28 Verse Anthem My beloved spake before 1677
29 Verse Anthem My heart is fixed, O God c. 1682–85
30 Verse Anthem My heart is inditing 1685
31 Verse Anthem My song shall be always 1690
32 Verse Anthem O consider my adversity Unknown
33 Verse Anthem O give thanks unto the Lord 1693
34 Full Anthem O God, the king of glory before 1679
35 Full Anthem O God, thou art my god c. 1680–82
36 Full Anthem O God, thou has cast us out c. 1680–82
37 Full Anthem O Lord God of hosts c. 1680–82
38 Verse Anthem O Lord, grant the King a long life 1685
39 Verse Anthem O Lord, our governor before 1679
40 Verse Anthem O Lord, rebuke me not Unknown
41 Verse Anthem O Lord, Thou art my God c. 1680–82
42 Verse Anthem O praise God in his holiness c. 1682–85
43 Verse Anthem O praise the Lord, all ye heathen before 1681
44 Verse Anthem O sing unto the Lord 1688
45 Verse Anthem Out of the deep have I called c. 1680
46 Verse Anthem Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem 1689 – [There is another Z 46, a fragment of a Verse Anthem Praise the Lord, ye servants"]
47 Verse Anthem Praise the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me c. 1682–85
48 Verse Anthem Praise the Lord, O my soul, O Lord my God 1687
49 Verse Anthem Rejoice in the Lord always c. 1682–85
50 Full Anthem Remember not, O Lord, our offences c. 1680–82
51 Full Anthem Save me, O God before 1681
52 Verse Anthem Sing unto God 1687
53 Verse Anthem The Lord is king, be the people never so impatient Unknown
54 Verse Anthem The Lord is King, the earth may be glad [thereof] 1688
55 Verse Anthem The Lord is my light c. 1682–85
56 Verse Anthem The way of God is an undefiled way 1694
57 Verse Anthem They that go down to the sea in ships 1685
58 Verse Anthem Thou know'st, Lord, the secrets of our hearts 1687 – [There are 2 arrangements of this piece, Z 58A Z 58B, and a further Z 58C, which is a Full Anthem]
59 Full Anthem Thy righteousness, O God, is very high Unknown
60 Verse Anthem Thy way, O God, is holy 1687
61 Verse Anthem Thy word is a lantern unto my feet Unknown
62 Verse Anthem Turn thou us, O good Lord Unknown
63 Verse Anthem Unto Thee will I cry c. 1682–85
64 Verse Anthem Who hath believed our report? c. 1679–80
65 Verse Anthem Why do the heathen so furiously rage together? c. 1682–85

2 Hymns and Sacred Songs

2.1 Catches

101 Joy, mirth, triumphs I do defy Unknown – [Possibly originally an Alleluia]

2.2 Canons

103 Gloria Patri et Filio c. 1680
104 Gloria Patri et Filio" – Canon 3 in 1 c. 1680  
105 Gloria Patri et Filio" – Canon 4 in 1 per arsin et thesin c. 1680  
106 Gloria Patri et Filio" – Canon 4 in 1 c. 1680  
107 Gloria Patri et Filio" – Canon 7 in 1 at the unison Unknown  
108 Laudate Dominum" – Canon 3 in 1 Unknown  
109 Misere Mei" – Canon 4 in 2 published 1687  

2.3 Chants

120 Chant in A minor Unknown – [Z 120 through Z 125 are of doubtful provenance]
121 Chant in G major Unknown
122 Chant in G major Unknown
123 Chant in D minor Unknown
124 Chant in G major Unknown
125 Burford psalm-tune in G minor Unknown

2.4 Hymns

130 Ah! few and full of sorrow c. 1680
131 Beati omnes [qui timent Dominium] c. 1680
132 Early, O Lord, my fainting soul c. 1680
133 Hear me, O Lord, the great support 1680–82
134 In guilty night published 1693
135 Jehova, quam multi sunt [hestes] c. 1680
136 Lord, I can suffer thy rebukes c. 1680
137 Lord, not to us, but to thy name c. 1680
138 O all ye people, clap your hands c. 1680
139 O happy man that fears the Lord Unknown
140 O, I'm sick of life c. 1680
141 O Lord our governor c. 1680
142 Plung'd in the confines of despair c. 1680
143 Since God, so tender a regard c. 1680
144 When on my sickbed I languish c. 1680
181 Awake, and with attention hear published 1681
182 Awake, ye dead published 1693
183 Begin the song, and strike the living lyre published 1681
184 Close thine eyes and sleep secure published 1688
185 Full of wrath his threatening breath Unknown
186 Great God and just published 1688
187 Hosanna to the highest Unknown
188 How have I strayed published 1688
189 How long, great God? published 1688
190 In the black dismal dungeon of despair published 1688
191 Let the night perish published 1688
192 Lord, what is man? published 1693
193 Now that the sun hath veiled his light published 1688
195 Sleep, Adam[, sleep and take thy rest] published 1688
196 Tell me, some pitying angel published 1693
197 The earth trembled published 1688
198 Thou wakeful shepherd published 1688
199 We sing to him, whose wisdom form'd the ear published 1688
200 With sick and famish'd eyes published 1688

3 Services

3.1 Morning service

230.1 Te Deum Laudamus in B-flat major before 1682
230.2 Benedictus in B-flat major before 1682
230.3 Benedicite Omnia Opera in B-flat major before 1682
230.4 Jubilate Deo in B-flat major before 1682

3.2 Communion service

230.5 Kyrie Eleison in B-flat major before 1682
230.6 Nicene Creed in B-flat major before 1682

3.3 Evening service

230.7 Magnificat in B-flat major before 1682
230.8 Nunc dimittis in B-flat major before 1682
230.9 Cantate Domino in B-flat major before 1682
230.10 Deus misereator in B-flat major before 1682
231 Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in G minor Unknown

3.4 Morning service (1694)

232 Te Deum and Jubilate Deo in D major 1694

4 Catches

240 A health to the nut-brown lass 1685
241 An ape, a lion, a fox and an ass 1686
242 As Roger last night to Jenny lay close Unknown
243 Bring the bowl and cool Nantz 1693–94
244 Call for the reckoning Unknown
245 Come let us drink Unknown
246 Come my hearts, play your parts 1685
247 Down, down with Bacchus 1693
248 Drink on till night be spent 1686
249 Full bags, a brisk bottle 1686
250 God save our sovereign Charles 1685
251 Great Apollo and Bacchus Unknown
252 Here's a health, pray let it pass Unknown
253 Here's that will challenge all the fair 1680
254 He that drinks is immortal 1686
255 If all be true that I do think 1689
256 I gave her cakes and I gave her ale 1690
257 Is Charleroy's siege come too? 1693
258 Let the grave folks go preach 1685
259 Let us drink to the blades 1691
260 My lady's coachman, John 1688
261 Now England's great council's assembled 1685
262 Now, now we are met and humours agree 1688
263 Of all the instruments that are 1693
264 Once in our lives let us drink to our wives 1686
265 Once, twice, thrice, I Julia tried Unknown
266 One industrious insect Unknown
267 Pale faces, stand by 1688
268 Pox on you for a fop Unknown
269 Prithee be n't so sad and serious Unknown
270 Room for th'express 1694
271 Since the duke is return's 1685
272 Since time so kind to us does prove Unknown
273 Sir Walter enjoying his damsel Unknown
274 Soldier, soldier, take off thy wine Unknown
275 Sum up all the delights 1688
276 The Macedon youth 1686
277 The miller's daughter riding 1686
278 The surrender of Limerick 1691
279 'Tis easy to force 1685
280 'Tis too late for a coach 1686
281 'Tis women makes us love 1685
282 To all lovers of music 1687
283 To thee, to thee and to a maid 1685
284 True Englishmen drink a good health c. 1689
285 Under a green elm lies Luke Shepherd's helm 1686
286 Under this stone lies Gabriel John 1686
287 When V and I together meet 1686
288 Who comes there? 1685
289 Wine in a morning makes us frolic and gay 1686
290 Would you know how we meet 1685
291 Young Colin cleaving of a beam 1691
292 Young John the gard'ner 1683

5 Odes and Welcome Songs

320 Arise my Muse 1690
321 Celebrate this festival 1693
322 Celestial music did the gods inspire 1689
323 Come ye sons of Art, away 1694
324 Fly, bold rebellion 1683
325 From hardy climes and dangerous toils of war 1683
326 From those serene and rapturous joys 1684
327 Great parent, hail! 1694
328 Hail, bright Cecilia! 1692
329 Laudate Ceciliam 1683
331 Love's goddess sure was blind 1692
332 Now does the glorious day appear 1689
333 Of old when heroes thought it base 1690
334 Raise raise the voice c. 1685
335 Sound the trumpet, beat the drum 1678
336 Swifter, Isis, swifter flow 1681
337 The summer's absence unconcerned we bear 1682
338 Welcome, welcome glorious morn 1691
339 Welcome to all the pleasures 1683
340 Welcome, vicegerent of the mighty king 1680
341 What, what shall be done in behalf of the man? 1682
342 Who can from joy refrain? 1695
343 Why, why are all the Muses mute? 1685
344 Ye tuneful Muses 1686

6 Songs

351 Aaron thus propos'd to Moses 1688 – Possibly not by Purcell
352 Ah! Cruel nymph, you give despair Unknown
353 Ah! how pleasant 'tis to love 1688
354 Ah! Cruel nymph, you give despair Unknown
355 Amidst the shades and cool refreshing streams 1687
356 Amintas, to my grief I see 1679
357 Amintor, heedless of his flocks 1681
358 Ask me to love no more 1694
359 A thousand sev'ral ways I tried 1684
360 Bacchus is a power divine Unknown
361 Beware, poor Shepherds 1684
362 Cease, anxious world 1687
363 Cease, O my sad soul 1678
364 Celia's fond, too long I've loved her 1694
365 Corinna is divinely fair 1692
367 Cupid, the slyest rogue alive 1685
368 Farewell, all joys 1685
369 Fly swift, ye hours 1692
370 From silent shades and the Elysian groves 1683
371 Hears not my Phyllis 1695
372 He himself courts his own ruin 1684
373 How delightful's the life of an innocent swain Unknown
374 How I sigh when I think of the charms 1681
375 I came, I saw, and was undone Unknown
376 I envy not a monarch's fate 1693
377 I fain would be free Unknown
378 If grief has any power to kill 1685
379 If music be the food of love 1692–1695
380 If prayers and tears Unknown
381 I lov'd fair Celia 1694
382 I love and I must Unknown
383 Incassum Lesbia, incassum rogas 1695
384 In Cloris all soft charms 1684
385 In vain we dissemble 1685
386 I resolve against cringing 1679
387 I saw that you were grown so high 1678
388 I take no pleasure in the sun's bright beams 1681
389 Leave these useless arts in loving Unknown
390 Let each gallant heart 1683
391 Let formal lovers still pursue 1687
392 Love arms himself in Celia's eyes Unknown
393 Love is now become a trade 1685
394 Lovely Albina's come ashore Unknown
395 Love's power in my heart shall find no compliance 1688
396 Love, thou canst hear, tho' thou art blind 1695
397 More love or more disdain I crave 1678
399 My heart, wherever you appear 1685
400 Not all my torments can your pity move Unknown
401 No watch, dear Celia, just is found 1693
402 O! fair Cedaria, hide those eyes Unknown
403 O! how happy's he 1690
404 Olinda in the shades unseen Unknown
405 On the brow of Richmond Hill 1692
406 O solitude, my sweetest choice 1687
407 Pastora's beauties when unblown 1681
408 Phyllis, I can ne'er forgive it 1688
409 Phillis, talk no more of passion 1685
410 Pious Celinda goes to prayers 1695
411 Rashly I swore I would disown 1683
412 Sawney is a bonny lad 1694
413 She loves and she confesses too 1683
414 She that would gain a faithful lover 1695
415 She who my poor heart possesses 1683
416 Since one poor view has drawn my heart 1681
417 Spite of the godhead, pow'rful love 1687
418 Sweet, be no longer sad 1678
420 Sylvia, now your scorn give over 1688
421 The fatal hour comes on apace Unknown
422 They say you're angry 1685
423 This poet sings the Trojan wars 1688
424 Through mournful shades and solitary groves 1684
425 Turn then thine eyes Unknown
426 Urge me no more Unknown
427 We now, my Thyrsis, never find 1693
428 What a sad fate is mine Unknown
429 What can we poor females do? 1694
430 When first Amintas sued for a kiss 1687
431 When first my shepherdess and I 1687
432 When her languishing eyes said 'love' 1681
433 When I a lover pale do see 1678
434 When my Aemelia smiles Unknown
435 When Strephon found his passion vain 1683
436 When Thyrsis did the splendid eye 1675
437 While Thyrsis, wrapt in downy sleep 1685
438 Whilst Cynthia sung, all angry winds lay still 1686
440 Who but a slave can well express Unknown
441 Who can behold Florella's charms? 1695
442 Why so serious, why so grave? Unknown
443 Ye happy swains, whose nymphs are kind 1685
444 Stript of their green our groves appear 1692
461 Beneath a dark and melancholy grove Unknown
462 Draw near, you lovers Unknown
463 Farewell, ye rocks 1685
464 Gently shepherds, you that know 1687
465 High on a throne of glitt'ring ore 1690
466 Let us, kind Lesbia, give away 1684
467 Musing on cares of human fate 1685
468 No, to what purpose should I speak Unknown
469 Scarce had the rising sun appear'd 1679
470 See how the fading glories of the year 1689
471 Since the pox or the plague 1679
472 What hope for us remains now he is gone? 1679
473 Young Thyrsis' fate, ye hills and groves, deplore Unknown
482 Alas, how barbarous we are Unknown
483 Come, dear companions of th'Arcadian fields 1686
484 Come, lay by all care 1685
485 Dulcibella, when e'er I sue for a kiss 1694
486 Fair Cloe, my breast so alarms 1692
487 Fill the bowl with rosy wine 1687
489 Go tell Amynta, gentle swain Unknown
490 Haste, gentle Charon Unknown
491 Has yet your breast no pity learn'd? 1688
492 Hence, fond deceiver 1687
493 Here's to thee, Dick 1688
494 How great are the blessings 'A Health to King James' 1686
495 How sweet is the air and refreshing 1687
496 In all our Cynthia's shining sphere Unknown
497 I saw fair Cloris all alone 1687
498 How sweet is the air and refreshing 1687
499 I spy Celia, Celia eyes me 1687
500 Julia, your unjust disdain 1687
501 Let Hector, Achilles and each brave commander 1689
502 Lost is my quiet forever 1691
503 Nestor, who did to thrice man's age attain 1689
504 O dive custos Auriacae domus 1695
505 Oft am I by the women told 1687
506 Oh! what a scene does entertain my sight Unknown
507 Saccharissa's grown old 1686
508 See where she sits Unknown
509 Sit down, my dear Sylvia 1685
510 Soft notes and gently raised 1685
511 Sylvia, thou brighter eye of night Unknown
512 Sylvia, 'tis true you're fair 1686
513 There never was so wretched lover as I Unknown
514 Though my mistress be fair 1685
515 Trip it, trip it in a ring Unknown
516 Underneath this myrtle shade 1692
517 Were I to choose the greatest bliss 1689
518 What can we poor females do? Unknown
519 When gay Philander left the plain 1984
520 When, lovely Phyllis, thou art kind 1985
521 When Myra sings 1695
522 When Teucer from his father fled 1686
523 While bolts and bars my days control Unknown
524 While you for me alone had charms Unknown
525 Why, my Daphne, why complaining? 1661
541 Hark Damon, hark Unknown
542 Hark how the wild musicians sing Unknown
543 How pleasant is this flowery plain 1688
544 If ever I more riches did desire Unknown
545 In a deep vision's intellectual scene 'The Complaint' Unknown
546 'Tis wine was made to rule the day Unknown
547 We reap all the pleasures Unknown

7 Theatre Music

  • Z 570, Incidental Music, Abdelazar or The Moor's Revenge 1695

    Movt. 1 Overture  
    Movt. 2 Rondeau  
    Movt. 3 Air  
    Movt. 4 Air  
    Movt. 5 Minuet  
    Movt. 6 Air  
    Movt. 7 Jig  
    Movt. 8 Hornpipe  
    Movt. 9 Air  
    Movt. 10 Song Lucinda is bewitching fair
  • Z 571, Incidental Music, A Fool's Preferment or The Three Dukes of Dunstable 1688

    Movt. 1, Song I sigh'd, and I pin'd
    Movt. 2, Song There's nothing so fatal as woman
    Movt. 3, Song Fled is my love
    Movt. 4, Song 'Tis death alone
    Movt. 5, Song I'll mount to yon blue Coelum
    Movt. 6, Song I'll sail upon the Dog-star
    Movt. 7, Song Jenny, 'gin you can love
    Movt. 8, Song If thou wilt give me back my love
  • Z 572, Incidental Music, Amphitryon or The Two Sosias 1690 – [Movement numbers 3–9 are not authoritative, there is a lost movement between movements 2 and 11]

    Movt. 1, Overture  
    Movt. 2, Saraband  
    Movt. 3, Song Celia, that I once was blest
    Movt. 4, Hornpipe  
    Movt. 5, Scotch tune  
    Movt. 6, Song For Iris I sigh
    Movt. 7, Air  
    Movt. 8, Minuet  
    Movt. 9, Hornpipe  
    Movt. 11, Song For Iris and her swain
    Movt. 12, Bourrée  
  • Z 573, Incidental Music, Aureng-Zebe or The Great Mogul 1692

    Movt. 1, Song I see, she flies me
  • Z 574, Incidental Music, Bonduca or The British Heroine 1695 – [Movement numbers 2–7 are not authoritative, there are 2 lost movements between movements 1 and 10]

    Movt. 1, Overture  
    Movt. 2, Air  
    Movt. 3, Hornpipe  
    Movt. 4, Air  
    Movt. 5, Hornpipe  
    Movt. 6, Air  
    Movt. 7, Minuet  
    Movt. 10, Catch Jack, thou'rt a toper
    Movt. 11, Prelude and Song Hear us great Rugwith
    Movt. 12, Song Hear, ye Gods of Britain
    Movt. 13, Song Sing, sing, ye Druids
    Movt. 14, Song Divine Andate, president of war
    Movt. 15, Symphony and Song To arms
    Movt. 16, Prelude and Song Britons strike home!
    Movt. 17, Prelude and Song O lead me to some peaceful gloom
  • Z 575, Incidental Music, Circe 1690

    Movt. 1, Prelude and Song We must assemble by a sacrifice
    Movt. 2, Song Their necessary aid you use
    Movt. 3, Song Come every demon
    Movt. 4, Song Lovers, who to their first embraces go
    Movt. 5, Song Magician's Dance
    Movt. 6, Song Pluto arise!
  • Z 576, Incidental Music, Cleomenes, the Spartan Hero 1692|
Movt. 1, Song No, no, poor suff'ring heart
  • Z 577, Incidental Music, Distressed Innocence or The Princess of Persia 1694 – [There are two alternative movement listings for the Suite]|
Movt. 1, Overture
Movt. 2, Air or Jig
Movt. 3, Slow Air or Rondeau
Movt. 4, Air
Movt. 5, Hornpipe or Minuet
  • Z 578, Incidental Music, Don Quixote 1694–95|
Movt. 1, Song Sing all ye Muses
Movt. 2, Song When the world first knew creation
Movt. 3, Song Let the dreadful engines
Movt. 4, Prelude  
Movt. 5, Song With this sacred charming wand
Movt. 6, Song Since times are so bad
Movt. 7, Prelude and Song Genius of England
Movt. 8, Song Lads and Lasses, blith and gay
Movt. 9, Song From rosie bow'rs
  • Z 579, Incidental Music, Epsom Wells 1693|
Movt. 1, Song Leave these useless arts
  • Z 580, Incidental Music, Henry the Second, King of England 1692|
Movt. 1, Song In vain, 'gainst Love, in vain I strove
  • Z 581, Incidental Music, The History of King Richard the Second or The Sicilian Usurper 1681|
Movt. 1, Song Retir'd from any mortal's sight
  • Z 582, Incidental Music, Love Triumphant or Nature Will Prevail 1693|
Movt. 1, Song How happy's the husband
  • Z 583, Incidental Music, Oedipus 1692|
Movt. 1, Prelude and Song Hear, ye sullen powers below
Movt. 2, Song Music for a while
Movt. 3, Song Come away, do not stay
Movt. 4, Song Laius! Hear, hear
  • Z 584, Incidental Music, Oroonoko 1695|
Movt. 1, Song Celemene, pray tell me
  • Z 585, Incidental Music, Pausanius, the Betrayer of his Country 1695|
Movt. 1, Song Sweeter than roses
Movt. 2, Song My dearest, my fairest
  • Z 586, Incidental Music, Regulus or The Faction of Carthage 1692|
Movt. 1, Song Ah me! to many deaths
  • Z 587, Incidental Music, Rule a Wife and Have a Wife 1693|
Movt. 1, Song There's not a swain
  • Z 588, Incidental Music, Sir Anthony Love or The Rambling Lady 1692|
Movt. 1, Overture  
Movt. 2, Prelude and Song Pursuing Beauty
Movt. 3, Song No more, Sir, no more
Movt. 4, Song In vain Clemene
Movt. 5, Ground  
  • Z 589, Incidental Music, Sir Barnaby Whigg or No Wit Like a Woman's 1681|
Movt. 1, Song Blow, blow, Boreas, blow
  • Z 590, Incidental Music, Sophonisba or Hannibal's Overthrow 1685|
Movt. 1, Song Beneath the poplar's shadow
  • Z 591, Incidental Music, The Canterbury Guests or A Bargain Broken 1694|
Movt. 1, Song Good neighbor why?
  • Z 592, Incidental Music, The Double Dealer 1693|
Movt. 1, Overture  
Movt. 2, Hornpipe  
Movt. 3, Minuet  
Movt. 4, Air  
Movt. 5, Hornpipe  
Movt. 6, Minuet  
Movt. 7, Minuet  
Movt. 8, Air  
Movt. 9, Air  
Movt. 10, Song Cynthia frowns
  • Z 594, Incidental Music, The English Lawyer 1685|
Movt. 1, Catch My wife has a tongue
  • Z 595, Incidental Music, The Fatal Marriage or The Innocent Adultery 1694|
Movt. 1, Song The danger is over
Movt. 2, Song I sigh'd and owned my love
  • Z 596, Incidental Music, The Female Virtuosos 1693|
Movt. 1, Song Love, thou art best
  • Z 597, Incidental Music, The Gordian Knot Unty'd 1691 – [The movement numbers for the Suite are not authoritative, there is a lost movement from it]|
Movt. 1, Overture
Movt. 2, Air
Movt. 3, Rondeau Minuet
Movt. 4, Air
Movt. 5, Jig
Movt. 6, Chaconne
Movt. 7, Air
Movt. 8, Minuet
  • Z 598, Incidental Music, The Indian Emperor or The Conquest of Mexico 1691|
Movt. 1, Song I look'd and saw within
  • Z 599, Incidental Music, The Knight of Malta 1691|
Movt. 1, Catch At the close of the ev'ning
  • Z 600, Incidental Music, The Libertine or The Libertine Destroyed 1692|
Movt. 1, Song Nymphs and shepherds/We come
Movt. 2, Prelude and Song Prepare, prepare, new guests draw near
Movt. 3, Prelude and Song To arms, heroic prince
  • Z 601, Incidental Music, The Maid's Last Prayer or Any Rather Than Fail 1693|
Movt. 1, Song Though you make no return
Movt. 2, Song No, resistance is but vain
Movt. 3, Song Tell me no more
  • Z 602, Incidental Music, The Marriage-hater Match'd 1693|
Movt. 1, Song As soon as the chaos
Movt. 2, Song How vile are the sordid intregues
  • Z 603, Incidental Music, The Married Beau or The Curious Impertinent 1694|
Movt. 1, Overture  
Movt. 2, Slow Air  
Movt. 3, Hornpipe  
Movt. 4, Air  
Movt. 5, Hornpipe  
Movt. 6, Jig  
Movt. 7, Trumpet Air  
Movt. 8, March  
Movt. 9, Hornpipe on a ground  
Movt. 10, Song See! where repenting Celia lyes
  • Z 604, Incidental Music, The Massacre of Paris 1693|
Movt. 1, Song Thy genius, lo
  • Z 605, Incidental Music, The Mock Marriage 1695|
Movt. 1, Song Oh! how you protest
Movt. 2, Song 'Twas within a furlong
Movt. 3, Song Man is for the woman made
  • Z 606, Incidental Music, Theodosius or The Force of Love 1680|
Movt. 1, Song Prepare, prepare, the rites begin
Movt. 2, Song Can'st thou, Marina
Movt. 3, Song The gate to bliss
Movt. 4, Prelude and Song Hark! Hark! behold the heav'nly choir
Movt. 5, Song Now the fight's done
Movt. 6, Song Sad as death at dead of night
Movt. 7, Song Dream no more of pleasures past
Movt. 8, Song Hail to the myrtle shade
Movt. 9, Song Ah cruel, bloody fate
  • Z 607, Incidental Music, The Old Bachelor 1691|
Movt. 1, Overture  
Movt. 2, Hornpipe  
Movt. 3, Slow Air  
Movt. 4, Hornpipe  
Movt. 5, Rondeau  
Movt. 6, Menuet  
Movt. 7, Boree  
Movt. 8, March  
Movt. 9, Jig  
Movt. 10, Song Thus to a ripe, consenting maid
Movt. 11, Song As Amoret and Thyrsis lay
  • Z 608, Incidental Music, The Richmond Heiress or A Woman Once in the Right 1691 – [Movements 2 and 3 lost, both Songs, titles unknown]|
Movt. 1, Song Behold the man
  • Z 609, Incidental Music, The Rival Sisters or The Violence of Love 1695 – [The Suite is lost]|
Movt. 1, Overture  
Suite Movements 2–9  
Movt. 10, Song Celia has a thousand charms
Movt. 11, Song Take not a woman's anger ill
Movt. 12, Song Take not a woman's anger ill
  • Z 610, Incidental Music, The Spanish Friar or The Double Discovery 1694–95|
Movt. 1, Song Whilst I with grief
  • Z 611, Incidental Music, The Virtuous Wife or Good Luck at Last 1694 – [One of the movements in the Suite is lost]|
Movt. 1, Overture
Movt. 2, Song tune
Movt. 3, Slow Air
Movt. 4, Air
Movt. 5, Preludio
Movt. 6, Hornpipe
Movt. 7, Minuet
Movt. 8, Minuet
  • Z 612, Incidental Music, The Wives' Excuse or Cuckolds Make Themselves 1691|
Movt. 1, Song Ingrateful love!
Movt. 2, Song Hang this whining way of wooing
Movt. 3, Song Say, cruel Amoret
Movt. 4, Song Corinna, I excuse thy face
  • Z 613, Incidental Music, Tyrannic Love or The Royal Martyr 1694|
Movt. 1, Song Hark! my Damilcar!
Movt. 2, Song Ah! how sweet it is to love

8 Operas

  • Z 626, Opera, Dido and Aeneas 1689|
Movt. 1, Overture  
Act 1  
Movt. 2a, Aria Shake the cloud from off your brow
Movt. 2b, Chorus Banish sorrow, banish care
Movt. 3, Aria and Ritornello Ah! Belinda, I am prest with torment
Movt. 4, Duet dialogue Grief increases by concealing
Movt. 5, Chorus When monarchs unite
Movt. 6, Trio dialogue Whence could so much virtue spring?
Movt. 7, Duet and Chorus Fear no danger
Movt. 8, Trio dialogue See, your royal guest appears
Movt. 9, Chorus dialogue Cupid only throws the dart
Movt. 10, Aria If not for mine
Movt. 11, Prelude and Aria Pursue thy conquest, love
Movt. 12, Chorus To the hills and the vales
Movt. 13, Dance The triumphing dance
Act 2  
Movt. 14, Prelude and Aria Wayward sisters
Movt. 15, Chorus Harm's our delight
Movt. 16, Aria The queen of Carthage, whom we hate
Movts. 17-20, Chorus and Dialogue Ho ho ho!
Movt. 21, Chorus In our deep vaulted cell
Movt. 22 Echo dance of the furies
Movt. 23, Ritornello  
Movt. 24a/b, Aria and Chorus Thanks to these lonesome vales
Movt. 24c, Dance Gittar ground
Movt. 25a, Aria Oft she visits this lone mountain
Movt. 25b, Ritornello A Dance to entertain Aeneas by Dido's Women
Movt. 26, Aria Behold, upon my bended spear
Movt. 27, Aria and Chorus Haste, haste to town
Movt. 28, Duet dialogue Stay, Prince
Act 3  
Movt. 29, Prelude and Aria Come away, fellow sailors
Movt. 30, Dance The sailor's dance
Movt. 31, Trio dialogue See the flags and the streamers curling
Movt. 32, Aria Our next motion
Movt. 33, Chorus Destruction's our delight
Movt. 34, Dance The witches' dance
Movt. 35a, Aria Your counsel all is urg'd in vain
Movt. 35b, Trio dialogue See, madam where the Prince appears
Movt. 36, Chorus Great minds against themselves conspire
Movt. 37, Aria Thy hand Belinda, darkness shades me
Movt. 38, Ground, Aria and Ritornello When I am laid in earth
Movt. 39, Chorus With drooping wings
Movt. 40, Epilogue All that we know the angels do above
  • Z 627, Semi-Opera, Prophetess or The History of Dioclesian or Dioclesian 1690|
Movt. 1, 1st Music  
Movt. 2, 2nd Music  
Movt. 3, Overture  
Movt. 4, 1st Act Tune Hornpipe  
Act 2  
Movt. 5, Prelude, Aria and Chorus Great Diocles the boar has killed
Movt. 6, Prelude and Aria Charon, the peaceful shade invites
Movt. 7, Symphony  
Movt. 8, Duet and Chorus Let all mankind the pleasures share
Movt. 9, Prelude, Aria and Chorus Let the soldier's rejoice
Movt. 10, Ritornello  
Movt. 11, Trio and Chorus To Mars let 'em raise
Movt. 12, Ritornello  
Movt. 13a, Prelude A Symphony of flutes in the air
Movt. 13b/c, Aria and Chorus Since the toils and hazards of war
Movt. 13d, Aria and Ritornello With dances and songs
Movt. 13e, Quartet and Chorus Let the priests with processions
Movt. 14, Dance of the Furies  
Movt. 15, 2nd Act Tune  
Act 3  
Movt. 16, Chaconne Two in one upon a Ground
Movt. 16 App 1, Aria When first I saw
Movt. 17, Dance The Chair Dance
Movt. 18, Prelude and Aria What shall I do
Movt. 19, 3rd Act Tune  
Act 4  
Movt. 20, Dance Butterfly Dance
Movt. 21, Trumpet Tune  
Movt. 22-23, Aria and Chorus Sound Fame
Movt. 24, 4th Act Tune  
Act 5  
Movt. 25, Dance – Country Dance  
Movt. 26, Prelude and Masque Call the Nymphs and the fauns
Movt. 27, Duet Come, come away
First Entry  
Movt. 28, Prelude and Chorus Behold, O mightiest of gods
Movt. 29, Paspe  
Movt. 30, Duet O, the sweet delights of love
Movt. 31, Aria and Chorus Let monarchs fight
Movt. 31 App 2, Aria Since from my dear Astrea's sight
Second Entry  
Movt. 32a, Prelude  
Movt. 32b, Duet Make room for the great god of wine
Movt. 32c, Chorus I'm here with my jolly crew
Movt. 32d, Dance Dance of the Baccanals
Movt. 33, Aria and Ritornello Still I'm wishing
Third Entry  
Movt. 34 Canaries
Movt. 35, Duet dialogue Tell me why my charming fair
Fourth Entry  
Movt. 36, Dance  
Movt. 37, Aria and Chorus All our days
Movt. 37 App 3, Aria Let us dance
Movt. 38, Trio Triumph, victorious love
Movt. 39, Chorus  
  • Z 628, Semi-Opera, King Arthur or The British Worthy 1691|
Movt. 1, 1st Music  
Movt. 2, 2nd Music  
Movt. 3, Air  
Movt. 4, Overture  
Movt. 5, Prelude and Aria Woden, first to thee
Movt. 6, Aria The white horse
Movt. 7-8, Prelude, Aria and Chorus Brave Souls
Movt. 9, Aria I call ye all to Woden's hall
Movt. 10, Symphony, Aria and Chorus Come if you dare
Movt. 11, 1st Act Tune  
Act 2  
Movt. 12, Prelude and Aria Hither this way bend
Movt. 13, Aria, Ritornello Let not a moon-born Elf
Movt. 14, Dialogue and Chorus Come follow me
Movt. 15, Dance, Aria and Chorus How blest are Shepherds
Movt. 16, Symphony and Duet dialogue Shepherd, leave decoying
Movt. 17, Chorus and Hornpipe Come Shepherds
Movt. 18, 2nd Act Tune  
Act 3  
Movt. 19, Prelude and Aria What ho
Movt. 20, Prelude and Aria What power art thou
Movt. 21, Aria Thou doting fool forbear
Movt. 22, Aria Great love
Movt. 23, Aria No part
Movt. 24, Prelude, Chorus and Dance See, see
Movt. 25, Aria, Ritornello and Chorus Tis I, that have warn'd ye
Movt. 26, Prelude and Duet Sound a Parley
Movt. 27, Aria, Ritornello and Chorus Tis I, that have warn'd ye
Movt. 28, 3rd Act Tune Air  
Act 4 Scene 2  
Movt. 29, Duet Two Daughters
Movt. 30a, Passacaglia  
Movt. 30b-d, Aria, Ritornello and Chorus How happy the Lover
Movt. 30e-i, Dialogue and Chorus No, no joy
Movt. 31, 4th Act Tune  
Act 5 Scene 2  
Movt. 32a, Prelude Trumpet Tune  
Movt. 32b-c, Aria Ye Blust'ring Brethren
Movt. 33, Symphony  
Movt. 34, Duet and Chorus Round thy coasts
Movt. 35a, Aria You say tis love
Movt. 35b-c, Aria and Chorus This not my passion
Movt. 35d-e, Aria and Chorus But one soft moment
Movt. 36, Duet For folded flocks
Movt. 37, Aria and Chorus Your hay is mown
Movt. 38, Aria Fairest Isle
Movt. 39, Chorus St George
Movt. 40, 5th Act Tune Chaconne  
  • Z 629, Semi-Opera, The Fairy-Queen 1689|
Movt. 1, 1st Music Prelude and Hornpipe  
Movt. 2, 2nd Music Air and Rondeau  
Movt. 3, Overture Grave and Canzona  
Act 1  
Movt. 4, Prelude and Aria Come, come, come, let us leave the town
Movt. 5, Prelude, Aria and Chorus Fill up the bowl!
Movt. 6, 1st Act Tune Jig  
Act 2  
Movt. 7, Prelude and Aria Come all ye songsters of the sky
Movt. 8a, Prelude  
Movt. 8b, Trio May the god of wit inspire
Movt. 8c, Echo  
Movt. 9, Chorus Now joyn your warbling voices all
Movt. 10a–b, Aria and Chorus Sing while we trip it on the green
Movt. 10c, A dance of the fairies  
Movt. 11, Prelude and Aria See even Night herself is here
Movt. 12, Aria I am come to lock all fast
Movt. 13, Prelude and Aria One charming night
Movt. 14, Aria and Chorus Hush, no more, be silent all
Movt. 15, Dance A dance for the followers of the night
Movt. 16, 2nd Act Tune Air  
Act 3  
Movt. 17, Prelude, Aria and Chorus If love's a sweet passion
Movt. 18, Overture Symphony while the swans come forward
Movt. 19, Dance Dance for the fairies
Movt. 20, Dance Dance for the green men
Movt. 21, Aria Ye gentle spirits of the air appear
Movt. 22, Aria Now the maids and the men
Movt. 23, Aria When I have often heard
Movt. 24a, Dance A dance of haymakers
Movt. 24b, Dance Dance for a clown
Movt. 25, Aria and Chorus A thousand thousand ways we'll find
Movt. 26, 3rd Act Tune Hornpipe  
Act 4  
Movt. 27, Symphony Sonata while the sun rises
Movt. 28, Aria and Chorus Now the night is chas'd away
Movt. 29, Duet Let the fifes, and the clarions
Movt. 30, Entry of Phoebus  
Movt. 31, Prelude and Aria When a cruel long winter
Movt. 32, Chorus Hail! Great parent of us all
Movt. 33, Prelude and Aria Thus the ever grateful spring
Movt. 34, Prelude and Aria Here's the summer, sprightly, gay
Movt. 35, Prelude and Aria See my many colour'd fields
Movt. 36, Prelude and Aria Next, winter comes slowly
Movt. 37, Chorus Hail! Great parent of us all
Movt. 38, 4th Act Tune Air  
Act 5  
Movt. 39a, Prelude to Juno's song  
Movt. 39b–c, Aria Thrice happy lovers
Movt. 40, Aria O let me weep
Movt. 41, Dance – Entry dance  
Movt. 42, Symphony  
Movt. 43, Aria Thus the gloomy world st first began to shine
Movt. 44, Prelude, Aria and Chorus Thus happy and free
Movt. 45, Ground and Aria Yes, Daphne, in your looks I find
Movt. 46, Dance – Monkey's dance  
Movt. 47, Prelude and Aria Hark how all things in one sound agree
Movt. 48, Aria and Chorus Hark! Now the echoing air
Movt. 49, Duet and Chorus Sure the dull god of marriage
Movt. 50a, Prelude  
Movt. 50b, Aria See, see, I obey
Movt. 50c, Duet Turn then thine eyes
Movt. 50d, Aria My torch, indeed will from such brightness shine
Movt. 50e/f, Trio They shall be as happy
Movt. 51, Chaconne Dance for the Chinese man and woman
  • Z 630, Semi-Opera, The Indian Queen 1695|
Movt. 1, 1st Music, Air and Hornpipe  
Movt. 2, 2nd Music, Air and Hornpipe  
Movt. 3, Overture, Grave and Canzon  
Movt. 4a, Trumpet Tune  
Movt. 4b, Aria Wake Quivera, wake
Movt. 4c, Prelude  
Movt. 4d, Aria Why should men quarrel
Act 2  
Movt. 5, Symphony  
Movt. 6, Aria and Chorus I come to sing great Zempoalla's story
Movt. 7, Trio What flatt'ring noise is this
Movt. 8, Trumpet tune  
Movt. 9, Symphony  
Movt. 10, Dance  
Movt. 11, 2nd Act Music Trumpet Tune reprise  
Act 3  
Movt. 12, Dance  
Movt. 13, Aria Ye twice ten hundred deities
Movt. 14, Symphony  
Movt. 15, Aria Seek not to know what must not be reveal'd
Movt. 16, Trumpet Overture Canzon and Adagio  
Movt. 17a, Duet and Quartet Ah! Ah! How happy are we!
Movt. 18, 3rd Act Tune Rondeau  
Movt. 19, Aria They tell us that you mighty powers above
Movt. 20, 4th Act Tune  
Movt. 21a, Prelude and Chorus While thus we bow before your shrine
Movt. 21b, Aria You who at the altar stand
Movt. 21c, Prelude  
Movt. 21d, Chorus All dismal sounds thus on these off'rings wait
Movt. 22, Air  
  • Z 631, Semi-Opera, The Tempest or The Enchanted Island c. 1695|
Movt. 1, Overture Grave and Canzon  
Act 2  
Movt. 2, Duet dialogue and Chorus Where does the black fiend Ambition reside
Movt. 3, Prelude and Aria Arise, ye subterranean winds
Movt. 4, Dance  
Act 3  
Movt. 5, Aria and Chorus Come unto these yellow sands
Movt. 6, Prelude, Aria and Chorus Full fathom five
Movt. 7, Aria and Ritornello Dry those eyes
Movt. 8, Prelude and Aria Kind fortune smiles
Act 4  
Movt. 9, Dance Dance of devils
Movt. 10, Aria Dear pretty youth
Act 5  
Movt. 11a, Recitative Great Neptune!
Movt. 11b-d, Aria and Ritornello Fair and serene
Movt. 12, Chorus and Ritornello The Nereids and the Tritons
Movt. 13, Aria Aeolus, you must appear
Movt. 14, Aria Your awful voice I hear
Movt. 15, Prelude and Aria Halcyon days
Movt. 16, Prelude and Aria See, see, the heavens smile
Movt. 17, Duet and Chorus No stars again shall hurt you
  • Z 632, Semi-Opera, Timon of Athens 1694|
Movt. 1, Overture  
The Masque  
Movt. 2, Duet Hark! how the songsters of the grove
Movt. 3, Aria Love in their little veins inspires
Movt. 4, Trio But ah! how much are our delights
Movt. 5, Aria Hence! Hence! Hence with your trifling deity
Movt. 6, Chorus But over us no griefs prevail
Movt. 7, Aria Come all to me
Movt. 8, Chorus Who can resist such mighty, mighty charms
Movt. 9, Aria Return, revolting rebels
Movt. 10, Aria The cares of lovers
Movt. 11, Aria Love quickly is pall'd
Movt. 12, Duet and Chorus Come, let us agree
Movt. 13, Curtain Tune on a Ground

9 Instrumental music keyboard

641 Air in G major Unknown
642 Almand and Corant in A minor Unknown
644 Corant in G major Unknown
645 Ground on Gamut in G major Unknown
646 A New Irish Tune in G major 1687
647 March in C major 1687
648 March in C major 1687
649 Minuet in A minor 1687
650 Minuet in A minor 1687
651 Minuet in G major Unknown
652 Prelude in A minor Unknown
653 Rigadoon in C major 1687
654 Saraband in A minor Unknown
655 A New Scotch Tune in G major 1687
656 Sefauchi's Farewell in D minor 1687
660 Suite in G major 1696
661 Suite in G minor 1696
662 Suite in G major 1696
663 Suite in A minor 1696
665 Suite in C major 1687
666 Suite in C major 1696
667 Suite in D major 1696
668 Suite in D minor 1696
669 Suite in F major 1696
670 The Queen's Dolour in A minor Unknown
716 Verse in F major Unknown
717 Voluntary in C major Unknown
718 Voluntary in D minor Unknown
719 Voluntary in D minor Unknown
720 Voluntary in G major Unknown
721 Voluntary in A major on the 100th Psalm Unknown

10 Fantasies and In nomines 1680

730 Chacony in G minor
731 Fantasy upon a Ground in D major/F major
732 Fantasy in D minor
733 Fantasy in F major
734 Fantasy in G minor
735 Fantasy in G minor
736 Fantasy in B-flat major
737 Fantasy in F major
738 Fantasy in C minor
739 Fantasy in D minor
740 Fantasy in A minor
741 Fantasy in E minor
742 Fantasy in G major
743 Fantasy in D minor
744 Fantasy in A minor incomplete
745 Fantasy upon One Note in F major
746 In Nomine in G minor
747 In Nomine, Dorian, in G minor
748 Pavan in A major 1680
749 Pavan in A minor 1680
750 Pavan in B-flat major 1680
751 Pavan in G minor 1680
752 Pavan in G minor 1680
770 Overture in G minor 1680 – [This Z number is shared by a Suite in G major]
771 Overture in D minor Unknown
772 Overture in G minor Unknown
780 Trio Sonata in G minor Unknown

11 Sonatas in Three Parts c. 1680

790 Trio Sonata in G minor
791 Trio Sonata in B-flat major
792 Trio Sonata in D minor
793 Trio Sonata in F major
794 Trio Sonata in A minor
795 Trio Sonata in C major
796 Trio Sonata in E minor
797 Trio Sonata in G major
798 Trio Sonata in C minor
799 Trio Sonata in A major
800 Trio Sonata in F minor
801 Trio Sonata in D major

12 Ten Sonatas in Four Parts c. 1680

802 Trio Sonata in B minor
803 Trio Sonata in E-flat major
804 Trio Sonata in A minor
805 Trio Sonata in D minor
806 Trio Sonata in G minor
807 Trio Sonata in G minor
808 Trio Sonata in C major
809 Trio Sonata in G minor
810 Trio Sonata in F major
811 Trio Sonata in D major
850 Sonata in D major 1694

13 Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary

860 Music for the funeral of Queen Mary: March and Canzona 1695
860, 27, 17, 58c Funeral Sentences

14 Works with non-standard Z number

14.1 ZD

4 Verse Anthem O god, they that love thy name Unknown
171 Song A Poor blind woman Unknown
172 Song When the cock begins to crow Unknown
221 Keyboard Ground in C minor Unknown  
222 Keyboard Ground in D minor Unknown  
201 Song When night her purple veil had softly spread Unknown

14.2 ZN

66 Verse Anthem If the Lord himself Unknown
773 Keyboard Prelude in G minor/D minor Unknown  

14.3 ZS

69 Song Sweet tyranness, I now resign 1667
70 Song Sweet tyranness, I now resign 1678 – [Solo version of ZS 69]

14.4 ZT (Keyboard)

675 Air in D minor Unknown
676 Air in D minor Unknown
677 Canary in B-flat major Unknown
678 Trumpet Tune in C major 1696
680 Chaconne in G minor 1696
681 Ground in C minor Unknown
682 A New Ground in E minor 1687
683 Hornpipe in B-flat major Unknown
684 Hornpipe in D minor Unknown
685 Hornpipe in E minor Unknown
686 Jig in G minor 1696
687 March in C major 1696
688 Minuet in D minor 1687
689 Minuet in D minor 1687
690 Overture in C minor Unknown
691 Overture in D major Unknown
692 Overture in D major Unknown
693.1 Overture in G minor Unknown
693.2 Air in G minor Unknown
694 Song Tune in C major 1687
695 Song Tune in C major 1687
696.1 Air in D minor Unknown – [2nd version of 675]
696.2 Air in D minor Unknown
697 Trumpet Tune in C major 1696
698 Trumpet Tune in C major 1696

15 Works without Z number (Deest)

Full Anthem I was glad when they said unto me originally attributed to John Blow 1685
Keyboard Air in F    
Keyboard Prelude in C attributed to Purcell  
Keyboard Voluntary attributed to Purcell  

Created: 2016-05-02 Mon 03:28