Artists &
Arts Orgs.

Your fans have probably started a page for you already!

Sign up as a Partner to claim your page or start a new page.

Henry Purcell, Composer
52 fans
(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 ...
Read More... |
Top Works   click for more info
Play/Queue Download
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
Buzz      All | Blogs | News | Podcasts
Danielle de Niese This CD is the third solo album for soprano Danielle de Niese. The “Beauty of the Baroque” brings us an album of favorite aria...
2 years ago | Read More |
Last night the San Francisco Conservatory of Music presented a recital of the songs of Henry Purcell by the students of the Conservatory Baroque En...
5 years ago | Read More |
Exciting developments at Glyndebourne ! Many new initiatives which could transform Glyndebourne from a summer festival to a truly imnternational op...
5 years ago | Read More |
This Sunday afternoon brings a great chance to hear some of our musicians performing with another ensemble, Music City Baroque. Nashville Symphony ...
5 years ago | Read More |
Londoners should check out this concert at the Southbank Centre in December . Follow Clara on Twitter @VenPianista . Unfortunately my trip to Lon...
5 years ago | Read More |