Henry Purcell

1659 (Westminster) - 21 nov 1695 (London)
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Worklist for Henry Purcell

For the Trumpet Voluntary see the composer J Clarke (this work is sometimes falsely attributed to Purcell).

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name cmt key instr year time genre
525 works
Z name cmt key instr year time genre
1 Awake, put on thy strength       1685   Anthem
2 Behold, I bring you glad tidings       1687   Anthem
3 Behold now, praise the Lord       1680   Anthem
4 Be merciful unto me       1680   Anthem
5 Blessed are they that fear the Lord       1688   Anthem
6 Blessed be the Lord my strength       1678   Anthem
7 Blessed is he that considereth the poor       1688   Anthem
8 Blessed is he whose unrighteousness Blessed is he whose unrighteousness is forgiven     1681   Anthem
9 Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord       1688   Anthem
10 Blow up the trumpet in Sion       1678 7:30 Anthem
11 Bow down thine ear, O Lord       1681   Anthem
12 Give sentence with me, O Lord       1680   Anthem
13 Hear me, O Lord, and that soon       1681   Anthem
14 Hear my prayer, O God Z14       1681   Anthem
15 Hear my prayer, O Lord Z15 Psalm 102:1
Hear my prayer, O Lord, and let my crying come unto thee.
    1680 2:50 Choral
16 In thee, O Lord, do I put my trust       1682   Anthem
17 In the midst of life       1681   Anthem
17a In The Midst Of Life We Are In Death Funeral music for Queen Mary          
18 It is a good thing to give thanks       1683   Anthem
19 I was glad when they said unto me From psalm 122: I Was Glad when they said unto me Let us go up into the House of the Lord.     1685 4:00 Anthem
20 I will give thanks unto Thee, O Lord       1683   Anthem
21 I will give thanks unto the Lord       1681   Anthem
22 I will sing unto the Lord       1678   Anthem
23 Let God arise       1678   Anthem
24 Let mine eyes run down with tears       1682 10:00 Anthem
25 Lord, how long wilt Thou be angry?       1681   Anthem
26 rd, who can tell how oft he offendeth?       1677   Anthem
27 Man That Is Born Of A Woman Funeral music for Queen Mary     1681   Anthem
28 My beloved spake       1677   Anthem
29 My heart is fixed, O God       1683   Anthem
30 My heart is inditing       1685   Anthem
31 My song shall be alway       1690   Anthem
32 O consider my adversity           Anthem
33 O give thanks unto the Lord       1693   Anthem
34 O God, the king of glory       1678   Anthem
35 O God, thou art my god       1681   Anthem
36 O God, thou has cast us out       1681   Anthem
37 O Lord God of hosts       1681   Anthem
38 O Lord, grant the King a long life       1685   Anthem
39 O Lord, our governor       1678   Anthem
40 O Lord, rebuke me not           Anthem
41 O Lord, Thou art my God       1681   Anthem
42 O praise God in his holiness       1683   Anthem
43 O praise the Lord, all ye heathen       1679   Anthem
44 O sing unto the Lord       1688   Anthem
45 Out of the deep have I called       1680   Anthem
46 Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem       1689   Anthem
47 Praise the Lord, O my soul, and all that Praise the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me     1683   Anthem
48 Praise the Lord, O my soul, O Lord my God       1687   Anthem
49 Rejoice in the Lord alway The Bell Anthem     1685   Anthem
50 Remember not, O Lord, our offences       1681 2:15 Anthem
51 Save me, O God       1680   Anthem
52 Sing unto God       1687   Anthem
53 The Lord is king, be the people never The Lord is king, be the people never so impatient         Anthem
54 The Lord is King, the earth may be glad       1688   Anthem
55 The Lord is my light       1683   Anthem
56 The way of God is an undefiled way       1694   Anthem
57 They that go down to the sea in ships       1685   Anthem
58 Thou know'st, Lord, the secrets of our hearts       1682   Anthem
58b Thou Knowest O Lord The Secrets Of Our Hearts Funeral music for Queen Mary          
59 Thy righteousness, O God, is very high           Anthem
60 Thy way, O God, is holy       1687   Anthem
61 Thy word is a lantern unto my feet           Anthem
62 Turn thou us, O good Lord           Anthem
63 Unto Thee will I cry       1683   Anthem
64 Who hath believed our report?       1680   Anthem
65 Why do the heathen so furiously rage together           Anthem
101 Joy, mirth, triumphs I do defy           Song
102 Domine non est exaltatum cor meum           Hymn
103 Glora Patri et Filio       1680   Canon
104 Glora Patri et Filio "Canon 3 in 1"       1680   Canon
105 Glora Patri et Filio "Canon 4 in 1 per arsin" Canon 4 in 1 per arsin et thesin     1680   Canon
106 Glory be to the Father "Canon 4 in 1"           Canon
107 God is gone up "Canon 7 in 1 at the unison"           Canon
108 Laudate Dominum "Canon 3 in 1"           Canon
109 Misere Mei "Canon 4 in 2"           Canon
120 Chant in A minor            
121 Chant in G major Z121            
122 Chant in G major Z122            
123 Chant in D minor            
124 Chant in G major            
125 Burford psalm-tune in G minor            
130 Ah! few and full of sorrow       1680   Hymn
131 Beati omnes qui timent dominum       1680 4:30 Song
132 Early, O Lord, my fainting soul       1680   Hymn
133 Hear me, O Lord, the great support       1681   Hymn
134 In guilty night       1693   Hymn
135 Jehova, quam multi sunt       1680   Hymn
136 Lord, I can suffer thy rebukes       1680   Hymn
137 Lord, not to us, but to thy name       1680   Hymn
138 O all ye people, clap your hands       1680   Anthem
139 O happy man that fears the Lord           Anthem
140 O, I'm sick of life       1680   Hymn
141 O Lord our governor       1680   Hymn
142 Plung'd in the confines of despair       1680   Hymn
143 Since God, so tender a regard       1680   Anthem
144 When on my sickbed I languish       1680   Anthem
181 Awake, and with attention hear       1688   Hymn
182 Awake, ye dead       1693   Anthem
183 Begin the song, and strike the living lyre       1693   Hymn
184 Close thine eyes and sleep secure       1688   Hymn
185 Full of wrath his threatening breath           Hymn
186 Great God and just       1688   Anthem
187 Hosanna to the highest           Hymn
188 How have I strayed       1688   Hymn
189 How long, great God?       1688   Hymn
190 In the black dismal dungeon of despair       1688   Hymn
191 Let the night perish Job's Curse     1688   Hymn
192 Lord, what is man?       1693   Hymn
193 Now that the sun hath veiled his light An Evening Hymn on a Ground     1688 6:30 Hymn
195 Sleep, Adam, sleep and take thy rest       1693   Hymn
196 Tell me, some pitying angel The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation     1693   Hymn
197 The earth trembled       1688   Hymn
198 Thou wakeful shepherd A Morning Hymn     1688   Hymn
199 We sing to him, whose wisdom form'd the ear       1688   Hymn
200 With sick and famish'd eyes       168   Hymn
231 Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in g For the evening service G-     6:00 Mass
232 Te Deum and Jubilate Deo in D For the morning service D+   1694 21:00 Mass
240 A health to the nut-brown lass       1685   Hymn
241 An ape, a lion, a fox and an ass       1686   Song
242 As Roger last night to Jenny lay close           Song
243 Bring the bowl and cool Nantz       1693   Song
244 Call for the reckoning           Song
245 Come let us drink           Song
246 Come my hearts, play your parts       1685   Song
247 Down, down with Bacchus       1693   Song
248 Drink on till night be spent       1686   Song
249 Full bags, a brisk bottle       1686   Song
250 God save our sovereign Charles       1685   Song
251 Great Apollo and Bacchus           Song
252 Here's a health, pray let it pass           Song
253 Here's that will challenge all the fair Bartholemew Fair     1680   Song
254 He that drinks is immortal       1686   Song
255 If all be true that I do think       1689   Song
256 I gave her cakes and I gave her ale       1690   Song
257 Is Charleroy's siege come too?       1693   Song
258 Let the grave folks go preach       1685   Song
259 Let us drink to the blades       1691   Song
260 My lady's coachman, John       1688   Song