Henry Purcell Masterpieces

Essential works

1659
Henry Purcell
1695
520+ works listed
age 36
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1688
1689

Hail, bright Cecilia!

Work for choir

1692

Oedipus

Theatrical music

1692

Creative activity

based on dated works only

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Duration of the works

(average or estimed)

 Number of works

1667

29 years

1695

 

Number of works

 

Duration of the works (average or estimed)

Vocal music
Instrumental music
Incidental music

not qualified (3)

Work for choir (203)

Song, lied (158)

Opera (7)

Work for soloist (30)

Work for chamber orchestra (80)

Theatrical music (43)

Other renowned works

1695 - Abdelazer or The Moor's Revenge

1691 - King Arthur or The British Worthy

1680 - Fantasy in D minor

1680 - Fantasy in G minor

1680 - Fantasy in B-flat major

Compositions by Henry Purcell (520+) ...

1650 .. 1690 : the essential composers

1685-1750 Johann Sebastian Bach °

1685-1759 George Frideric Handel °

1678-1741 Antonio Vivaldi °

1681-1767 Georg Philipp Telemann

1685-1757 Domenico Scarlatti

1653-1713 Arcangelo Corelli °

1637-1707 Dietrich Buxtehude

1692-1770 Giuseppe Tartini

1683-1764 Jean-Philippe Rameau °

1660-1725 Alessandro Scarlatti

1632-1687 Jean-Baptiste Lully °

1585-1672 Heinrich Schütz

° : Masterpieces listed

On stage or recorded, listen these essential works Henry Purcell




The purpose of these pages is to point out few relevant works only among tens of thousands and to provide some chronological references.

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