Henry Purcell (1659–1695)

Top Purcell pieces

'When I am laid in earth' artwork

'When I am laid in earth' Henry Purcell (1659-1695 : England) Conductor: Harry Christophers Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Soloists: Elin Manahan Thomas Record label: Classic FM Catalogue ID: CFM FW 104

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Purcell - Dido and Aeneas

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