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Purcell, Henry 1659-1695

Overview
Works: 13,809 works in 29,920 publications in 9 languages and 146,394 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Music  Thematic catalogs  Musical settings  Stories, plots, etc  Manuscripts  History  Portraits 
Roles: Composer, Editor, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer, Creator, Other, Contributor, Attributed name, Arranger, Librettist, Adapter, Dubious author
Classifications: ML410.P93, 782.1
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Publications about  Henry Purcell Publications about Henry Purcell
Publications by  Henry Purcell Publications by Henry Purcell
posthumous Publications by Henry Purcell, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Henry Purcell
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell ( Recording )
575 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 6,574 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 ( )
368 editions published between 1840 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 4,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fairy queen by Henry Purcell ( Recording )
244 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Fairy Queen: Semi-Opera in Five Acts, Z 629. Libretto: Elkanah Settle
King Arthur by Henry Purcell ( Recording )
175 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,367 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 ( )
61 editions published between 1958 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Library has v.1,2,4
The music in The fairy queen; English opera (1692) by Henry Purcell ( )
161 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,166 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 )
105 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Indian Queen: Semi-Opera in Five Acts, Z 630. Libretto: John Dryden and Robert Howard
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell ( Recording )
46 editions published between 1944 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The works of Henry Purcell by Henry Purcell ( )
62 editions published between 1878 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 667 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 ( )
111 editions published between 1790 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten sonatas of four parts : trio sonatas by Henry Purcell ( )
67 editions published between 1697 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 586 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 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Music for a while by Henry Purcell ( Recording )
102 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orpheus Britannicus; a collection of all the choicest songs for one, two, and three voices by Henry Purcell ( )
73 editions published between 1698 and 1965 in 4 languages and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emblems by United States Marine Band ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 and held by 537 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 533 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"
Music for Queen Mary by Henry Purcell ( Recording )
43 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Solists: Monteverdi Choir and orchestra ; Equale brass ensemble ; John Eliot
The fairy-queen an opera : represented at the Queen's-Theatre by Their Majesties servants by Henry Purcell ( Book )
54 editions published between 1692 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eighteenth-century imitative counterpoint : music for analysis by Wallace Berry ( )
1 edition published in 1969 and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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 (1,765)
German (90)
French (18)
Multiple languages (10)
Spanish (6)
Dutch (6)
Italian (5)
Chinese (1)
Latin (1)
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