Henry Purcell

Henry Purcell Music Recordings and Sheet Music

  • Born
    10th September 1659
  • Died
    21st November 1695
  • Birthplace
    Westminster, London, England

Henry Purcell was an English organist and Baroque composer of secular and sacred music. Although Purcell incorporated Italian and French stylistic elements into his compositions, his legacy was a uniquely English form of Baroque music. He is generally considered to be one of the greatest English composers; no other native-born English composer approached his fame until Edward Elgar.

Title Form Instrument Ratings
Celebrate this Festival, Z.321 Anthem Voice(s) and Orchestra
Come, Ye Sons of Art Away, Z.323 Anthem Voice(s) and Orchestra
Hail, Bright Cecilia, Z.328 Anthem Voice(s) and Instruments
My Beloved Spake, Z.28 Anthem Voice(s) and Instruments
Rejoice in the Lord Alway, Z.49 Anthem Choir and Instrument
Remember Not, Lord, Our Offences, Z.50 Anthem Voice(s) and Instruments
Sound the Trumpet, Beat the Drum, Z.335 Anthem Choir and Instrument
Air, Z. T 676 Aria / Arietta Piano
A Ground in Gamut, Z. 645 Chaconne Piano
Chacony in G minor, Z.730 Chaconne String Quartet
Ground in C minor, Z.D221 Chaconne Piano
5 Sacred Choruses Chorale Choir
Who can from Joy Refrain?, Z.342 Chorale Orchestra
Rigadoon in C major, Z.653 Dance Piano
6 Vocal Duets Duet Voice(s) and Instruments
Fantasia No.11, Z.742 Fantasy String Quartet
Fantasias and In Nomines, Z.732-747 Fantasy String Orchestra
Fantasy upon a Ground, Z.731 Fantasy String Quartet
Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, Z.860 Funeral Music Voice(s) and Instruments
O dive custos Auriacae domus, Z.504 Funeral Music Voice(s) and Instruments