Purcell's Works: Anthems and Services


(Semi-)Operas

Incidental Music

Songs/Arias/Catches

Odes/Welcome Songs

Anthems/Services

Instrumental

Portrait of Purcell

Anthems
Services
Hymns and Other Sacred Songs
Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary



Anthems

  • Z001
  • Verse Anthem (c1682-5)
    Awake, put on thy strength {AAB,?vv,2vn,va,org}
    Inc
  • Z002
  • Verse Anthem (1687)
    Behold, I bring you glad tidings {ATB,4vv,2vn,va,org}
  • Z003
  • Verse Anthem (c1680)
    Behold now, praise the Lord {ATB,4vv,2vn,va,org}
  • Z004
  • Verse Anthem (?<1683)
    Be merciful unto me {ATB,4vv,org}
  • Z005
  • Verse Anthem (1688)
    Blessed are they that fear the Lord {SSAB,4vv,2vn,va,org}
  • Z006
  • Verse Anthem (<1679)
    Blessed be the Lord my strength {ATB,4vv,org}
  • Z007
  • Verse Anthem (?c1688)
    Blessed is he that considereth the poor {ATB,4vv,org}
  • Z008
  • Verse Anthem (c1680-82)
    Blessed is he whose unrighteousness is forgiven {SSATTB,4vv,org}
  • Z009
  • Verse Anthem (?c1688)
    Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord {ATB,4vv,org}
  • Z010
  • Full Anthem (<1679)
    Blow up the trumpet in Sion {cantoris:SAATB,5vv;decani:SSATB,5vv,org}
  • Z011
  • Verse Anthem (c1680-82)
    Bow down thine ear, O Lord {SATB,4vv,org}
  • Z012
  • Verse Anthem (<1681)
    Give sentence with me, O Lord {A/T,4vv,TB,org}
    Inc
  • Z013A
  • Verse Anthem (c1680-82)
    Hear me, O Lord, and that soon {SATB,4vv,org}
  • Z013B
  • Verse Anthem (c1680-82)
    Hear me, O Lord, and that soon {SATB,5vv,org}
  • Z014
  • Verse Anthem (<1683)
    Hear my prayer, O God {ATB,4vv,org}
  • Z015
  • Full Anthem (c1680-82)
    Hear my prayer, O Lord {SSAATTBBS,?vv,org}
    Inc
  • ZN66
  • Verse Anthem (?)
    If the Lord himself {?SATB,vn,va,bc}
    Inc
  • Z016
  • Verse Anthem (c1682)
    In thee, O Lord, do I put my trust {ATB,4vv,2vn,va,org}
  • Z017A
  • Full Anthem (<1682)
    In the midst of life {SATB,4vv,org}
  • Z017B
  • Full Anthem (<1682)
    In the midst of life {ATB,4vv,2vn,va,org}
  • Z018
  • Verse Anthem (c1682-5)
    It is a good thing to give thanks {ATB,4vv,2vn,va,org}
  • Z019
  • Verse Anthem (1682-3)
    I was glad when they said unto me {ATB,4vv,2vn,va,org}
  • ----
  • Full Anthem (1685)
    I was glad when they said unto me {SSATB,4vv,org}
    orig attrib Blow
  • Z020
  • Verse Anthem (c1682-5)
    I will give thanks unto Thee, O Lord {SSATB,9vv,2vn,va,org}
  • Z021
  • Verse Anthem (?c1680-82)
    I will give thanks unto the Lord {TBB,4vv,2vn,org}
  • ZN67
  • Verse Anthem (?)
    I will love thee, O Lord {B,4vv,org}
  • Z022
  • Full Anthem (<1679)
    I will sing unto the Lord {SSATB,5vv,org}
  • Z023
  • Verse Anthem (<1679)
    Let God arise {TT,4vv,org}
  • Z024
  • Verse Anthem (c1682)
    Let mine eyes run down with tears {SSATB,4vv,org}
  • Z025
  • Full Anthem (c1680-82)
    Lord, how long wilt Thou be angry? {ATB,5vv,org}
  • Z026
  • Verse Anthem (c1677)
    Lord, who can tell how oft he offendeth? {TTB,4vv,org}
  • Z027
  • Full Anthem (c1680-82)
    Man that is born of woman {SATB,4vv,org}
  • Z028
  • Verse Anthem (<1678)
    My beloved spake {ATBB,4vv,2vn,va,org}
  • Z029
  • Verse Anthem (c1682-5)
    My heart is fixed, O God {ATB,4vv,2vn,va,org}
  • Z030
  • Verse Anthem (1685)
    My heart is inditing {SSAATTBB,8vv,2vn,va,org}
  • Z031
  • Verse Anthem (?1690)
    My song shall be alway {B/S,4vv,2vn,va,org}
  • Z032
  • Verse Anthem (?)
    O consider my adversity {ATB,4vv,org}
  • Z033
  • Verse Anthem (1693)
    O give thanks unto the Lord {SATB,4vv,2vn,org}
  • Z034
  • Full Anthem (<1679)
    O God, the king of glory {4vv,org}
  • ZD4
  • Verse Anthem (?)
    O god, they that love thy name
    Inc
  • Z035
  • Full Anthem (c1680-82)
    O God, thou art my god {SSATB,8vv,org}
  • Z036
  • Full Anthem (c1680-82)
    O God, thou has cast us out {SSAATB,6vv,org}
  • Z037
  • Full Anthem (c1680-82)
    O Lord God of hosts {SSAATB,8vv,org}
  • Z038
  • Verse Anthem (1685)
    O Lord, grant the King a long life {ATB,4vv,2vn,org}
  • Z039
  • Verse Anthem (<1679)
    O Lord, our governor {SSSBB,4vv,org}
  • Z040
  • Verse Anthem (?)
    O Lord, rebuke me not {SS,4vv,org}
  • Z041
  • Verse Anthem (c1680-82)
    O Lord, Thou art my God {ATB,4vv,org}
  • Z042
  • Verse Anthem (c1682-5)
    O praise God in his holiness {ATBB,4vv,2vn,va,org}
  • Z043
  • Verse Anthem (<1681)
    O praise the Lord, all ye heathen {TT,4vv,org}
  • Z044
  • Verse Anthem (1688)
    O sing unto the Lord {SATBB,4vv,2vn,va,org}
  • Z045
  • Verse Anthem (?c1680)
    Out of the deep have I called {SAB,4vv,org}
  • Z046
  • Verse Anthem (?1689)
    Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem {SSATB,5vv,2vn,va,org}
  • Z047
  • Verse Anthem (c1682-5)
    Praise the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me {SSTTBB,4vv,2vn,va,org}
  • Z048
  • Verse Anthem (1687)
    Praise the Lord, O my soul, O Lord my God {AB,4vv,2vn,org}
  • Z046
  • Verse Anthem (?)
    Praise the Lord, ye servants {?SATB,2vn,va,bc}
    Fragment
  • Z049
  • Verse Anthem (c1682-5)
    Rejoice in the Lord alway {ATB,4vv,2vn,va,org}
    The Bell Anthem
  • Z050
  • Full Anthem (c1680-2)
    Remember not, O Lord, our offences {5vv,org}
  • Z051
  • Full Anthem (<1681)
    Save me, O God {SSATB,6vv,org}
  • Z052
  • Verse Anthem (1687)
    Sing unto God {B,4vv,org}
  • Z053
  • Verse Anthem (?)
    The Lord is king, be the people never so impatient {SS,4vv,org}
  • Z054
  • Verse Anthem (1688)
    The Lord is King, the earth may be glad [thereof] {B,4vv,org}
  • Z055
  • Verse Anthem (c1682-5)
    The Lord is my light {ATB,4vv,2vn,va,org}
  • Z056
  • Verse Anthem (1694)
    The way of God is an undefiled way {AAB,6vv,org}
  • Z057
  • Verse Anthem (1685)
    They that go down to the sea in ships {AB,4vv,2vn,org}
  • Z58A
  • Verse Anthem (<1683)
    Thou know'st, Lord, the secrets of our hearts {4vv,org}
  • Z58B
  • Verse Anthem (<1683)
    Thou know'st, Lord, the secrets of our hearts {SATB,4vv,org}
  • Z58C
  • Full Anthem (1695)
    Thou know'st, Lord, the secrets of our hearts {slidetpts,4vv,org}
  • Z059
  • Full Anthem (?)
    Thy righteousness, O God, is very high {?4vv,org}
    Inc
  • Z060
  • Verse Anthem (1687)
    Thy way, O God, is holy {AB,4vv,2vn,org}
  • Z061
  • Verse Anthem (?)
    Thy word is a lantern unto my feet {ATB,4vv,org}
  • Z062
  • Verse Anthem (?)
    Turn thou us, O good Lord {ATB,4vv,org}
  • Z063
  • Verse Anthem (c1682-5)
    Unto Thee will I cry {ATB,4vv,2vn,va,org}
  • Z064
  • Verse Anthem (c1679-80)
    Who hath believed our report? {ATTB,4vv,org}
  • Z065
  • Verse Anthem (c1682-5)
    Why do the heathen so furiously rage together? {ATB,4vv,2vn,va,org}

    Services

  • Z230/1
  • Morning Service (<1682)
    Te Deum Laudamus in Bb {cantoris:SATB;decani:SATB;4vv,org}
    The Song of St Ambrose
  • Z230/2
  • (<1682)
    Benedictus in Bb {cantoris:SATB;decani:SATB;4vv,org}
    The Song of Zacharius
  • Z230/3
  • (<1682)
    Benedicite Omnia Opera in Bb {cantoris:SATB;decani:SATB;4vv,org}
    The Song of the T Children
  • Z230/4
  • (<1682)
    Jubilate Deo in Bb {cantoris:SATB;decani:SATB;4vv,org}
  • Z230/5
  • Communion Service (<1682)
    Kyrie Eleison in Bb {cantoris:SATB;decani:SATB;4vv,org}
  • Z230/6
  • (<1682)
    Nicene Creed in Bb {cantoris:SATB;decani:SATB;4vv,org}
  • Z230/7
  • Evening Service (<1682)
    Magnificat in Bb {cantoris:SATB;decani:SATB;4vv,org}
    The Song of Blessed Marie
  • Z230/8
  • (<1682)
    Nunc dimittis in Bb {cantoris:SATB;decani:SATB;4vv,org}
    The Song of Simeon
  • Z230/9
  • (<1682)
    Cantate Domino in Bb {cantoris:SATB;decani:SATB;4vv,org}
  • Z230/10
  • (<1682)
    Deus misereator in Bb {cantoris:SATB;decani:SATB;4vv,org}
  • Z231
  • Evening Service (?)
    Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in g {cantoris:ATB;decani:SSA;4vv,org}
  • Z232
  • Morning Service (1694)
    Te Deum and Jubilate Deo in D {SSAATB,5vv,2tpt,2vn,va,org}

    Hymns and Other Sacred Songs

  • Z130
  • (c1680)
    Ah! few and full of sorrow [G Sandys] {TB,SATB,bc}
  • Z181
  • (p1688)
    Awake, and with attention hear [A Cowley] {B,bc}
  • Z182
  • (p1693)
    Awake, ye dead [N Tate] {BB,bc}
  • Z131
  • (c1680)
    Beati omnes [qui timent Dominium] {SB,SSAB,bc}
  • Z183
  • (p1693)
    Begin the song, and strike the living lyre [A Cowley] {B,bc}
  • Z184
  • (p1688)
    Close thine eyes and sleep secure [F Quarles] {SB,bc}
  • Z132
  • (c1680)
    Early, O Lord, my fainting soul [J Patrick] {SB,SSAB,bc}
  • Z185
  • (?)
    Full of wrath his threatening breath [J Taylor] {S,bc}
  • Z103
  • canon (c1680)
    Glora Patri et Filio {3-4vv}
  • Z104
  • canon (c1680?)
    Glora Patri et Filio {3-4vv}
    'Canon 3 in 1'
  • Z105
  • canon (c1680?)
    Glora Patri et Filio {3-4vv}
    'Canon 4 in 1 per arsin et thesin
  • Z106
  • canon (c1680?)
    Glory be to the Father {3-4vv}
    'Canon 4 in 1'
  • Z107
  • canon (?)
    God is gone up {7vv}
    'Canon 7 in 1 at the unison'
  • Z186
  • (p1688)
    Great God and just [J Taylor] {S,SSB,bc}
  • Z133
  • (1680-1682)
    Hear me, O Lord, the great support [J Patrick] {AT,ATB,bc}
  • Z187
  • (?)
    Hosanna to the highest {B,AB,bc}
  • Z188
  • (p1688)
    How have I strayed [W Fuller] {S,SB,bc}
  • Z189
  • (p1688)
    How long, great God? [J Norris] {S,bc}
  • Z134
  • (p1693)
    In guilty night [SAB,SAB,bc]
    Saul and the Witch of Endor
  • Z190
  • (p1688)
    In the black dismal dungeon of despair [W Fuller] {S,bc}
  • Z135
  • (c1680)
    Jehova, quam multi sunt [hestes] [TB,SSATB,bc]
  • Z108
  • canon (?)
    Laudate Dominum {3vv}
    'Canon 3 in 1'
  • Z191
  • (p1688)
    Let the night perish [J Taylor] {S,SB,bc}
    Job's Curse
  • Z136
  • (c1680)
    Lord, I can suffer thy rebukes [J Patrick] {SSAB,SSAB,bc}
  • Z137
  • (c1680)
    Lord, not to us, but to thy name [J Patrick] {ATB,bc}
  • Z192
  • (p1693)
    Lord, what is man? [W Fuller] {S,bc}
  • Z109
  • canon (p1687)
    Misere Mei {4vv}
    'Canon 4 in 2'
  • Z193
  • (p1688)
    Now that the sun hath veiled his light [W Fuller] {S,bc}
    An Evening Hymn on a Ground
  • Z138
  • (c1680)
    O all ye people, clap your hands [J Patrick] {SSTB,bc}
  • Z139
  • (?)
    O happy man that fears the Lord [J Patrick] {SSAB,bc}
  • Z140
  • (c1680)
    O, I'm sick of life [G Sandys] {AT,ATB,bc}
  • Z141
  • (c1680)
    O Lord our governor [J Patrick] {B,SSAB,bc}
  • Z142
  • (c1680)
    Plung'd in the confines of despair [J Patrick] {TB,TTB,bc}
  • Z143
  • (c1680)
    Since God, so tender a regard [J Patrick] {TB,TTB,bc}
  • Z195
  • (p1693)
    Sleep, Adam[, sleep and take thy rest] {S,bc}
  • Z196
  • (p1693)
    Tell me, some pitying angel [N Tate] {S,bc}
    The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation
  • Z197
  • (p1688)
    The earth trembled [F Quarles] {S/B,bc}
  • Z198
  • (p1688)
    Thou wakeful shepherd [W Fuller] {S,bc}
    A Morning Hymn
  • Z199
  • (p1688)
    We sing to him, whose wisdom form'd the ear [N Ingelo] {S,SB,bc}
  • Z144
  • (c1680)
    When on my sickbed I languish [T Flatman] {TB,TTB,bc}
  • Z200
  • (p1688)
    With sick and famish'd eyes [G Herbert] {S,bc}
  • Z120
  • (?)
    chant in a {SATB}
    doubtful
  • Z121
  • (?)
    chant in G {SATB}
    doubtful
  • Z122
  • (?)
    chant in G {SATB}
    doubtful
  • Z123
  • (?)
    chant in d {SATB}
    doubtful
  • Z124
  • (?)
    chant in G {SATB}
    doubtful
  • Z125
  • (?)
    Burford psalm-tune in g {SATB}
    doubtful

    Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary

    Z860 (?)
    Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary: March and Canzona
  • Z860/Z27/Z17/Z58c
  • (?)
    Funeral Sentences

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