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Henry Purcell

Folding the laundry is always a good time to watch television or listen to music. Yes, I know, if I were further along on the path of enlightenment, I would find a universe in the cloth and in the folding. 374 more words

The music of Henry Purcell - the greatest of English composers - join us!

Rehearsals for our summer term start on Tuesday 14 April with sign-up from 7pm for a 7.30pm singing start. Don’t worry if you can’t make the first rehearsal – you’re welcome to join at any time.  36 more words


Five facts about Purcell

Dido & Aeneas, Purcell’s classic operatic love story, comes to this year’s Summer Festival with the Armonico Consort and soprano Elin Manahan Thomas. Inspired by this, we thought we’d surprise you with five facts you may not know about English baroque composer Henry Purcell (1659-1695): 186 more words



There are certain passages of Scripture that have become permanently associated with a particular piece of music. I cannot hear the phrase “For unto us a child is born” without hearing Handel’s music dancing beneath it. 34 more words


Henry Purcell & Thou Knowest & Funeral March & Lenten Music

Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, by Henry Purcell (1659-1695): “Thou Knowest, Lord” and Funeral March.

The March is famously in the soundtrack of Kubrick’s… 90 more words


Unfrequented love: the cliché of the love story

Last week I recorded and released my first proper EP. It’s a collection of songs written over the winter, little more than a demo CD; but I felt the stories fitted together nicely and I’m happy with the rough but honest nature of it. 445 more words

Music for Lent - Purcell

Thou Knowest Lord the Secrets of Our Hearts by the great English baroque composer Henry Purcell (1659-1695) is the introit for Sunday morning at All Saints Fulham Church… 197 more words

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