Robert King: Purcell The Complete Secular solo songs, The King's Consort

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Henry Purcell songs

Disc: 1
Henry Purcell, by John Closterman (died 1711)....
Henry Purcell, by John Closterman (died 1711). See source website for additional information. This set of images was gathered by User:Dcoetzee from the National Portrait Gallery, London website using a special tool. All images in this batch have been confirmed as author died before 1939 according to the official death date listed by the NPG. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
1. Draw near, you lovers, song for soprano & bass, Z. 462
2. While Thirsis, wrapt in downy sleep, song, Z. 437
3. Love, thou canst hear, tho' thou art blind, song, Z. 396
4. I lov'd fair Celia, song, Z. 381
5. What hope for us remains now he is gone? (On the death of Matthew Locke), song for soprano, chorus & continuo, Z. 472
6. Pastora's beauties when unblown, song, Z. 407
7. A thousand sev'ral ways I tried, song, Z. 359
8. Urge me no more, song, Z. 426
9. Farewell, all joys, song, Z. 368
10. If music be the food of love, song, Z. 379 (3 settings)
11. Amidst the shades and cool and refreshing streams, for soprano & continuo, Z. 355
12. They say you're angry ('The Rich Rival'), song, Z. 422
13. Let each gallant heart, song, Z. 390
14. Anacreon's defeat ('This poet sings the Trojan Wars'), song, Z. 423
15. Ah! how pleasant 'tis to love, for soprano & continuo, Z. 353
16. My heart, whenever you appear, song, Z. 399
17. On the brow of Richmond Hill, song, Z. 405
Portrait of Henry Purcell
Portrait of Henry Purcell (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
18. Rashly I swore I would disown, song, Z. 411
19. Since the pox or the plague, song, Z. 471
20. Beneath a dark and melancholy grove, song, Z. 461
21. Musing on cares of human fate, song, Z. 467
22. Whilst Cynthia sung, all angry winds lay still, song, Z. 438
23. How I sigh when I think of the charms, song for soprano & continuo, Z. 374
24. Ye happy swains, whose nymphs are kind, song, Z. 443
25. Beware, poor Shepherds, song, Z. 361
26. See how the fading glories of the year, song, Z. 470
27. Cease, anxious world, your fruitless pain, song for soprano & continuo, Z. 362
28. O! fair Cedaria, hide those eyes, song, Z. 402
Disc: 2
1. I love and I must, song, Z. 382
2. When her languishing eyes said 'love', song, Z. 432
3. Not all my torments can your pity move, song, Z. 400
4. Ah! cruel nymph! you give despair for soprano & continuo, Z. 352
5. Sylvia, now your scorn give over, song, Z. 420
Portrait of Henry Purcell
Portrait of Henry Purcell (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
6. Since one poor view has drawn my heart, song, Z. 416
7. I resolve against cringing, song, Z. 386
8. Gentle shepherds, you that know, song, Z. 464
9. If grief has any pow'r to kill, song, Z. 378
10. She that would gain a faithful lover, song, Z. 414
11. Fly swift, ye hours, song, Z. 369
12. Hears not my Phyllis (The Knotting Song), song, Z. 371
13. Phyllis, talk no more of passion, song, Z. 409
14. Celia's fond, too long I've loved her, song for soprano & continuo, Z. 364
15. In vain we dissemble, song, Z. 385
16. When my Aemelia smiles, song, Z. 434
17. Farewell, ye rocks, song, Z. 463
18. What a sad fate is mine, song, Z. 428 (2 versions)
19. I take no pleasure in the sun's bright beams, song, Z. 388
20. Love's pow'r in my heart shall find no compliance, song, Z. 395
21. How delightful's the life of an innocent swain, song, Z. 373
22. She who my poor heart possesses, song, Z. 415
23. Love arms himself in Celia's eyes, song, Z. 392
24. When first my shepherdess and I, song, Z. 431
25. Through mournful shades and solitary groves, song, Z. 424
26. If music be the food of love, song, Z. 379 (3 settings)
27. Scarce had the rising sun appear'd, song, Z. 469
28. Who but a slave can well express, song, Z. 440
29. High on a throne of glitt'ring ore (Ode to the Queen), song, Z. 465
30. Incassum, Lesbia, incassum rogas (The Queen Epicedium), song, Z. 383
Disc: 3
1. She loves and she confesses too, song, Z. 413
2. Amintas, to my grief I see, for soprano & continuo, Z. 356
3. Corinna is divinely fair, song, Z. 365
4. Amintor, heedless of his flocks, for soprano & continuo, Z. 357
5. He himself courts his own ruin, song, Z. 372
6. No, to what purpose should I speak, song, Z. 468
7. Sylvia, 'tis true you're fair, song, Z. 512
8. Lovely Albina's come ashore, song, Z. 394
9. Spite of the godhead, pow'rful love, song, Z. 417
10. If music be the food of love, song, Z. 379 (3 settings)
11. Phyllis, I can ne'er forgive it, song, Z. 408
12. Bacchus is a power divine, song, Z. 360
13. From silent shades and the Elysian groves (Bess of Bedlam), song, Z. 370
14. Let formal lovers still pursue, song, Z. 391
15. I came, I saw, and was undone, song, Z. 375
16. Who can behold Florella's charms?, song, Z. 441
17. Cupid, the slyest rogue alive, song, Z. 367
18. If prayers and tears, song, Z. 380
19. In Cloris all soft charms, song, Z. 384
20. Let us, kind Lesbia, give away, song, Z. 466
21. Love is now become a trade, song, Z. 393
22. Ask me to love no more, song, for soprano & continuo, Z. 358
23. O solitude, my sweetest choice, song, Z. 406
24. Olinda in the shades unseen, song, Z. 404
25. Pious Celinda goes to prayers, song, Z. 410
26. When Strephon found his passion vain, song, Z. 435
27. The fatal hour comes on apace, song, Z. 421
28. Sawney is a bonny lad, song, Z. 412
29. Young Thyrsis' fate, ye hills and groves, deplore (On the death of Thomas Farmer), song for soprano, bass & continuo, Z. 473