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Henry Purcell, Composer
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(1659 - 1695)  English composer, singer, and organist.  As a young boy, Purcell sang at the Chapel of King Charles II, and later rose to the position of organist at Westminster Abbey.  He wrote many works for the stage, but only one opera - Dido and Aeneas (1689), which is his masterpiece.  In the final 10 years of his short life he wrote well over 400 works, including most of his best known compositions.  The Ode for Saint Cecilia's Day, The Fairy Queen, and his Funeral Music for Queen Mary ...
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Purcell: Fairy Queen, Z 629: Suite N/A
Composer: Henry Purcell
Ensemble: Aulos Ensemble
Recording Date: Fri 20 Feb 2015
Intro / About... (0:53) N/A
I - Hornpipe (0:59) N/A
II - Rondeau (1:18) N/A
III - Prelude from Act II (0:35) N/A
IV - Prelude from Act I (1:45) N/A
V - Prelude from Act III (1:24) N/A
VI - Dance for the Haymakers (1:06) N/A
VII - Chaconne: Dance for the Chinese Man and Woman (3:00) N/A
Purcell: Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts, Z 58
Composer: Henry Purcell
Ensemble: Chanticleer
Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts, Z 58 (2:26) N/A
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