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Henry Purcell lyrics

Song Title, Album, Language
LyricsTranslations
Dido's lamentEnglish
Fairest Isle, All Isles ExcellingEnglish
King Arthur
Fie, nay, prithee, JohnEnglish
Bawdy Parts: Original and Traditional Music of Drinking and Revelry.
French
Italian
Neapolitan
Had she not care enoughEnglish
Bazimakoo (2007)
Italian
Neapolitan
Venetan
Here dwells a pretty maidEnglish
Catches and Glees of the English Restaurtion.
French
Italian
Neapolitan
Let us wander.English
The Fabulous Victoria de los Angeles.
O let me weepEnglish
Purcell: Z 188. How have I stray'dEnglishTurkish
Remember not, Lord, our offencesEnglish
Sir Walter enjoying his damselEnglish
Deller Consort - Chansons de tavernes et de chapelles
Turkish
Italian
Neapolitan
Sound the trumpetEnglish
Sweeter than rosesEnglishFrench
Turkish
Italian
Take a pound of butter made in MayEnglish
Bazimakoo
The Sparrow and the gentle DoveEnglish
From hardy climes and dangerous toils of war, Z. 325
Ukrainian
Twas within a furlongEnglishFrench
Italian
Neapolitan
Wayward sisters, you that frightEnglishItalian
Neapolitan
Z 15 Hear my prayer, O Lord.English
Live: Record in 2019 from a concert at St Stephen Walbrook Church in London.
Z 193 Evening HymnEnglish
Z 240 A health to the nut brown lass.English
Chansons de tavernes et de chapelles.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 241 An Ape, a Lion, a Fox, and an Ass.English
The Complete Vanguard Classics Recordings.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 242 As Roger last night to Jenny lay close.English
The Art of the Bawdy Song.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 245 Let us drinkEnglish
The Art of the Bawdy Song
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 247 Down, down with Bacchus.English
A Baroque Celebration.
German
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 249 Full Bags, A Brisk Bottle.English
Live, en el Concierto de Navidad, el 19 de diciembre de 2018.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 254 He has drink is immortalEnglish
Music is the cure.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 255 If all be true that I do think.English
Folk Songs And Ballads
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 256 I gave her cakes, and I gave her aleEnglish
Chansons de tavernes et de chapelles
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 263 Of all the instruments that areEnglish
Royal Welcome Songs for King Charles II Volume II
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 264 Once in our livesEnglishRussian
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 265 Once, twice, thrice I Julia triedEnglish
Chansons de tavernes et de chapelles
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 268 Pox on you for a fop.English
The Art of the Bawdy Song.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 269 Prithee ben’t so sad and serious.English
Chansons de tavernes et de chapelles.
Turkish
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 272 Since time so kind to us does prove.English
Chansons de tavernes et de chapelles.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 277 The Miller's Daughter ridingEnglish
Chansons de tavernes et de chapelles
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 281 'Tis women makes us loveEnglish
Chansons de tavernes et de chapelles (1970)
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 283 To thee, to thee and to the maid.English
Folk songs and ballads
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 284 True Englishmen Drink a Good Health.English
Royal Welcome Songs for King James II.
Italian
Z 286 Under this stoneEnglish
Chansons de tavernes et de chapelles
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 287. When V and I together meet.English
Live 2020.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 291 Young Collin, cleaving of a beam.English
Pills to purge melancholy
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 292 Young John the Gard'nerEnglish
Chansons de Tavernes et de Chapelles (1976)
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 321 Crown the altarEnglish
Purcell - King Arthur.
Z 323, 2 Ritornello & Chorus: ""Come ye sons of art".English
Purcell Essentials.
Italian #1 #2
Neapolitan
Z 323, 5 Strike the viol, touch the lute.English
O solitude.
Italian
Greek
Neapolitan
Z 323, 6 The day that such a blessing gave.English
Live, 12 aprile 2016.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 323,8 "These, are the sacred charms"English
Purcell Edition Volume 3
Italian #1 #2
Neapolitan
Z 328 "Ode for St. Cecilia's Day" 12 Duetto "Let These Amongst Themselves Contest".English
Purcell: Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z. 328.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 328 "Ode to St Cecilia" 10 Duet "In Vain the Am'rous Flute"English
Purcell: Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z. 328 "Ode to Saint Cecilia"
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 328 "Ode to St Cecilia" 11. "The Fife and All the Harmony of War".English
Purcell: Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z. 328 "Ode to Saint Cecilia"
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 328 "Ode to St Cecilia" 13 Final Chorus "Hail! Bright Cecilia"English
Purcell: Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z. 328 "Ode to Saint Cecilia"
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 328 "Ode to St Cecilia" 2. Chorus. "Hail! Bright Cecilia".English
Purcell: Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z. 328 "Ode to Saint Cecilia".
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 328 "Ode to St Cecilia" 3. Duet. "Hark Each Tree".English
Z 328 "Ode to St Cecilia".
German
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 328 "Ode to St Cecilia" 4. "'Tis Nature's Voice".English
Purcell: Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z. 328 "Ode to Saint Cecilia"
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 328 "Ode to St Cecilia" 5 Chorus"Soul of the World! Inspir'd by thee".English
Purcell: Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z. 328 "Ode to Saint Cecilia".
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 328 "Ode to St Cecilia" 6. Aria "Thou Tun'st This World".English
L'Arpeggiata, Gabrieli Consort.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 328 "Ode to St Cecilia" 7. Trio "With That Sublime Celestial Lay".English
Purcell: Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z. 328 "Ode to Saint Cecilia"
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 328 "Ode to St Cecilia" 8 Aria. "Wondrous Machine".English
Purcell: Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z. 328.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 328 "Ode to St Cecilia" 9. Aria "The Airy Violin".English
Purcell: Hail! Bright Cecilia, Z. 328 "Ode to Saint Cecilia"
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 328. Ode on St. Cecilia's Day.English
Purcell: Funeral Sentences & Hail! Bright Cecilia
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 339 Ode for St Cecilia's Day, 1. Welcome to all the pleasures.English
O Solitude
French
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 339 Ode for St. Cecilia's day, 2. Here the Deities approve.English
Henry Purcell- Welcome to all the pleasures (Ode for St. Cecilia's day)
French
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 343 Welcome Song for James II, 13. 'Oh, how blest is the isle'.English
Purcell - Royal Odes.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 360 Bacchus Is a Pow'r Divine.English
Purcell: O Solitude.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 368 Ask me to love no more.English
Purcell: O Solitude.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 379 If music be the food of loveEnglish
Songs & Airs
Z 381 I lov'd fair Celia.English
Purcell, H.: Vocal Music.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 400 Not all my tormentsEnglish
Purcell: Songs & Airs.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 406 O solitude, my sweetest choice.English
Music for a while - Improvisation on Purcell.
Z 412 Sawney is a bonny lad.English
Purcell: Songs and Airs
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 414/1 She that would gain a faithful lover.EnglishItalian
Neapolitan
Z 418 Sweet, Be No Longer Sad.English
Purcell/Sweeter Than Roses…
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 502 Lost is my quiet for ever.English
Purcell Perfection.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 574 Bonduca n. 17 O lead me to some peaceful gloom.English
Purcell: Theatre Music.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 574/16. Britons, strike home!English
Divine Andate!...To Arms...Britons Strike
Z 583, 2. Music For A While.English
O Solitude
Z 585/1 Sweeter than rosesEnglish
Pausanias, the Betrayer of his Country, incidental music
Z 585/2 My dearest, my fairest.English
Z 600 Nymphs and ShepherdsEnglish
Purcell: Songs and Airs
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 605/1 Oh! how you protest.English
The Mock Marriage, Z 605-
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 605/3 Man is for the woman madeEnglish
Purcell Theatre Music
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 609 The Rival Sisters 11. Take not a woman's anger ill.English
Purcell: Theatre Music.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 609 The Rival Sisters 10. Celia has a thousand charms.English
Purcell: Theatre Music
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 609 The rival sisters 12. How happy is she.English
Purcell: Theatre Music.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 613/2 . Ah, how sweet it is to love.English
Purcell Theatre Music
Italian
Neapolitan #1 #2
Z 626 Dido and Aeneas Act the first.English
Live, 22 maggio 2015, Teatro dei Leggieri, San Gimignano.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 626 Dido and Aeneas Act the second, scene 2.English
Live: 22 maggio 2015 - Teatro dei Leggieri - San Gimignano.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 626 Dido and Aeneas Act the third.English
Live:-San Gimignano, Teatro dei Leggieri, 22.05.2015.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 626 Dido and Aeneas I, 1: "Shake the cloud from off your brow".English
Live, The Israeli Opera June 2018.
French
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 626 Dido and Aeneas I, 2: "Ah! Belinda, I am press'd".English
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas.
French
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 626 Dido and Aeneas I, 3: "Grief increases by concealing".English
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 626 Dido and Aeneas I, 4. Whence could so much virtue spring?English
Henry Purcell: Dido & Aeneas
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 626 Dido and Aeneas I, 5. Duet and Chorus: "Fear no danger to ensue".English
Live, Noviembre, 2013.
French
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 626 Dido and Aeneas I, 6 See, your royal guest appears.English
Live: Vitória (Brazil) Teatro Carlos Gómez (Nov-2015)..
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 626 Dido and Aeneas II, 1 Prelude for the witches.English
Live, 28.10.2015, Campus São Paulo.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 626 Dido and Aeneas II, 2: "Thanks to these lovesome vales".English
Live,The Israeli Opera, June 2018.
Italian #1 #2
Neapolitan
Z 626 Dido and Aeneas II, 3: "Oft she visits this lone mountain".English
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 626 Dido and Aeneas II, 4: "Behold, upon my bending spear".English
Henry Purcell: Dido & Aeneas.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 626 Dido and Aeneas II, 5: "Stay, prince, and hear great Joves command".English
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 626 Dido and Aeneas II, 6: "Then since our charmes have sped".English
Purcell Edition vol. I
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 626 Dido and Aeneas III, 1: "Come away, fellow sailors".EnglishE
Live, Pesaro 2017.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 626 Dido and Aeneas III, 2: See the flags and streamers curling.English
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 626 Dido and Aeneas III, 3: "Your counsel all is urged in vain".English
Live at the Israeli Opera, June 2018.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 626 Dido and Aeneas III, 4 Chorus Great minds against themselves conspire.English
Henry Purcell Dido and Aeneas
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 626 Dido and Aeneas III, 5: Dido's LamentEnglish
Royal music by Händel & Purcell
Z 626 Dido and Aeneas III, 6 Chorus: With drooping wings ye cupids come.English
Henry Purcell: Dido & Aeneas
Z 628 King Arthur I, 5-6: "Woden, first to thee ... To Woden, our defender"English
Purcell, King Arthur.
Z 628 King Arthur I, 10: "Come if you dare".English
Henry Purcell - King Arthur.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur I, 7: "The lot is cast".English
Purcell: Dido & Aeneas / King Arthur / Dioclesian / Timon of Athens / 3 Odes
French
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur I, 8: "Brave souls, to be renown'd in story".English
Henry Purcell, King Arthur.
French
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur I, 9: ­ "I call ye all to Woden's hall".English
Henry Purcell, King Arthur.
Italian
Indonesian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur II, 12. Hither, this way, this way bend,English
Purcell, King Arthur.
French
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur II, 13: "Let not a moonborn elf mislead ye".English
Purcell, King Arthur.
French
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur II, 15: "Come, follow me".English
Henry Purcell, King Arthur.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur II, 16 How blest are Sheperd.English
Live: Basilique Notre-Dame de Beaune le 5 juillet 2009.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur II, 17: Duet "Shepherd, shepherd, leave decoying".English
Live, Festival d'Opéra Baroque de Beaune, 5 luglio 2009.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur II, 18: Coro "Come, shepherds, lead up a lively measure".English
Live, Festival d'Opéra Baroque de Beaune, 5 luglio 2009.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur III, 21 What ho! thou genius of this isle.English
Purcell, King Arthur.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur III, 22 What power art thou.English
Purcell, King Arthur.
French
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur III, 23: "Thou doting fool, forbear, forbear!"English
Purcell: King Arthur.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur III, 24: Great Love, I know thee now.English
Henry Purcell, King Arthur.
Turkish
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur III, 25: No part of my Dominium.English
Henry Purcell, King Arthur.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur III, 27 Coro: "See, see, we assemble".English
Purcell: King Arthur
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur III, 28: 'Tis I that have warm'd ye.English
Henry Purcell, King Arthur.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur III, 29 Sound a parley.English
Henry Purcell, King Arthur.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur IV, 31 Two daughters of this aged stream.English
Duet of two sirens from King Arthur (Z.628).
Z 628 King Arthur IV, 32 Passacaglia and RitornelloEnglish
Purcell, King Arthur.
Italian
Ukrainian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur V, 35 Air: Ye Blustering Brethren of the SkiesEnglish
Live: November 19, 2016 at Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Boston, MA.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur V, 37 Round thy coast, fair nymph of Britain.English
Purcell, King Arthur.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur V, 38 ­ For folded flocks on fruitful plains.English
Purcell, King Arthur.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur V, 39 Your Hay it is Mow'd.English
Purcell, King Arthur.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur V, 41 Duet: "You say, 'tis Love creates the pain".English
Live, Salzburg Festpiele 2004.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 628 King Arthur V, 42 "Saint George, the patron of our isle".English
Henry Purcell, King Arthur.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 629 The Fairy Queen I, 7: Scene Of The Drunken Poet.English
Henry Purcell: The Fairy Queen.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 629 The Fairy Queen IV: See my many colour'd fieldsEnglishPolish
Ukrainian
Z 629 The Fairy Queen V, 1. Epithalamium: "Thrice Happy Lovers".English
Henry Purcell: The Fairy Queen.
Italian
Neapolitan #1 #2
Z 629 The Fairy Queen, I, 6: "Come, come, come, let us leave the Town".English
Henry Purcell: The Fairy Queen.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 629 The Fairy Queen, II, 1: "Come all ye songsters of the sky".English
Purcell : The Fairy Queen.
Italian #1 #2
Neapolitan
Z 629 The Fairy Queen, II, 2 Trio: "May the God of Wit inspire"English
Henry Purcell: The Fairy Queen.
Italian #1 #2
Neapolitan
Z 629 The Fairy Queen, II, 3: "Now joyn your Warbling Voices all".English
Henry Purcell: The Fairy Queen.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 629 The Fairy Queen, II, 4: "See, even Night her self is here".English
Purcell: The Fairy Queen
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 629 The Fairy Queen, II, 5: "I am come to lock all fast"English
Henry Purcel: The Fairy Queen.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 629 The Fairy Queen, II, 6 Secrecy's SongEnglish
The Purcell Album
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 629 The Fairy Queen, II, 7, Song of Sleep.English
Purcell : The Fairy Queen.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 629 The Fairy Queen, III, 1 "If love's a sweet passion".English
Purcell : The Fairy Queen
Italian
Greek
Neapolitan
Z 629 The Fairy Queen, III, 1 "If love's a sweet passion".EnglishRussian
Ukrainian
Z 629 The Fairy Queen, III, 2: I press her Hand gently.English
Purcell Collection.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 629 The Fairy Queen, III, 3: "Ye Gentle Spirits of the Air, appear".English
Ohhh Henry! - Songs of Henry Purcell
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 629 The Fairy Queen, III, 4 Dialogue: Now the Maids and the Men".English
Purcell : The Fairy Queen.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 629 The Fairy Queen, III, 5 When I have often heard.English
Purcell: The Fairy Queen.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 629 The Fairy Queen, IV 1. Now the Night is chac'd away.English
Live at Glyndebourne Opera House, July 2009.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 629 The Fairy Queen, IV 3. Thus The Ever Grateful Spring.English
The Fairy Queen (Semi-Opera Z. 629).
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 629 The Fairy Queen. IV, 4: Here's the Summer, Sprightly, Gay.English
Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z. 629.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 630 The Indian Queen 1. Wake Quivera, Wake.English
Henry Purcell, The Indian Queen.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 630 The Indian Queen 2: "Why should men quarrel?".English
In War & Peace.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 630 The Indian Queen 3: "By Ancient Prophecies".English
The Indian Quenn.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 630 The Indian Queen III, 2: Seek Not to KnowEnglish
Henry Purcell - The Indian Queen.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 630 The Indian Queen IV, 1: Air "They tell us that you mighty powers above".English
Henry Purcell, The Indian Queen.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 630 The Indian Queen, III, 4: "I attempt from love's sickness to fly in vain".English
Live, Montreal 1982.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 630, III, 5: Ah, how happy are we.English
Purcell: The Indian Queen.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 631 The tempest II, 3: Chorus "Around, around we pace".English
Purcell Edition Volume 2.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 631 The tempest II, 4: "Arise ye subterranean winds".English
Purcell: The Fairy Queen; Songs And Arias.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 631 The tempest II, 6 Song and Chorus: Come unto these yellow sands.English
Purcell Edition Volume 2.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 631 The tempest V, 12: Æolus, you must appear.English
Purcell Edition Volume 2.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 631 The Tempest, III, 10 "Dear Pretty Youth".English
The Enchanted Island.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 631 The tempest, III, 6b: Folaga "Full fathom five".English
Purcell Edition Volume 2.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 631 The Tempest, III, 7: "Dry Those Eyes".English
Purcell & Blow.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 631 The Tempest, III, 8 Kind fortune smiles.English
Purcell Edition Volume 2.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 631 The Tempest, V 11 Great neptune.English
Purcell Edition Volume 2.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 631 The Tempest, V 14: "Halcyon days".English
Purcell Edition Volume 2.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 631 The Tempest, V, 13 Your awful voice I hear.English
Purcell: The Fairy Queen; Songs And Arias.
Italian
Neapolitan
Z 631 The Tempest, V, 15 Air: "See, see, the heavens smile".English
Purcell Edition Volume 2.
Z 631 The Tempest, V, 16 No Stars Again Shall Hurt You From Above .English
Purcell: The Tempest.
Turkish
Italian
Neapolitan
Ζ. 502 Lost is my quietEnglishDutch
Ukrainian
Henry Purcell also performedTranslations
Nanette Scriba - The Cold SongGerman
Nanette Scriba - Ich bin dran
English
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