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Purcell, Henry 1659-1695

Overview
Works: 12,094 works in 25,470 publications in 9 languages and 137,716 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Biography  Thematic catalogs  Film adaptations  Musical settings  Portraits  Librettos  Manuscripts 
Roles: Composer, Editor, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Performer, Other, Contributor, Adapter, Arranger, Dubious author, Attributed name
Classifications: ML410.P93, 780.924
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Publications about Henry Purcell
Publications by Henry Purcell
Publications by Henry Purcell, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Henry Purcell
Dido and Aeneas : an opera by Henry Purcell( score )
289 editions published between 1872 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,714 libraries worldwide
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Sound Recording )
164 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,914 libraries worldwide
Dido and Aeneas: Opera in Three Acts, Z 626. Libretto: Nahum Tate
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Sound Recording )
149 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,704 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
The fairy queen by Henry Purcell( Sound Recording )
91 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,383 libraries worldwide
The Fairy Queen: Semi-Opera in Five Acts, Z 629. Libretto: Elkanah Settle
40 songs for voice and piano by Henry Purcell( score )
49 editions published between 1958 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,270 libraries worldwide
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Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Sound Recording )
35 editions published between 1935 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,192 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 [opera in 3 acts] by Henry Purcell( Sound Recording )
63 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 923 libraries worldwide
The Indian queen by Henry Purcell( Sound Recording )
72 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 805 libraries worldwide
The Indian Queen: Semi-Opera in Five Acts, Z 630. Libretto: John Dryden and Robert Howard
The music in The fairy queen; English opera (1692) by Henry Purcell( score )
70 editions published between 1692 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 751 libraries worldwide
The works of Henry Purcell by Henry Purcell( score )
61 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 663 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, or, the British worthy a dramatick opera : perform'd at the Queens Theatre by Their Majesties servants by John Dryden( Book )
50 editions published between 1691 and 1995 in English and held by 614 libraries worldwide
The Blessed Virgin's expostulation by Henry Purcell( score )
50 editions published between 1947 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 568 libraries worldwide
King Arthur [or, the British worthy : a dramatick opera by John Dryden by Henry Purcell( Sound Recording )
72 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 565 libraries worldwide
King Arthur. Maurice Bevan, baritone Paul Elliott,tenor Mark Deller,contr-tenor Honor Sheppard, soprano Alfred Deller,contr-tenor Jean Knibbs, soprano Nigel Beavan,bass Rosemary Hardy, soprano Leigh Nixon,tenor . The Deller Choir. The King's Musick. Alfred Deller, director. Libretto and notes
Orpheus Britannicus; a collection of all the choicest songs for one, two, and three voices by Henry Purcell( score )
74 editions published between 1698 and 1965 in 4 languages and held by 550 libraries worldwide
King Arthur by Henry Purcell( score )
65 editions published between 1790 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 512 libraries worldwide
Welcome to all the pleasures : ode for St. Cecilia's day 1683 by Henry Purcell( score )
47 editions published between 1684 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 509 libraries worldwide
Fünf geistliche Chöre : zu 4-6 Stimmen by Henry Purcell( score )
28 editions published between 1932 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 498 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"
The tempest by Henry Purcell( Sound Recording )
43 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 490 libraries worldwide
The Tempest or The Enchanted Island: Semi-Opera in Five Acts, Z 631. Libretto: Thomas Shadwell
Ode on St. Cecilia's Day : 1692 by Henry Purcell( score )
46 editions published between 1895 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 469 libraries worldwide
Hail! bright Cecilia by Henry Purcell( Sound Recording )
35 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 455 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. (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. (Khenri), 1659-1695
Pŭrsel, Khenri, 1659-1695
Перселл, Генри, ap 1659-1695
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Languages
English (1,328)
German (59)
French (10)
Multiple languages (4)
Spanish (3)
Dutch (2)
Chinese (1)
Italian (1)
Latin (1)
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