HENRY PURCELL (1659-1695)
   
 Dioclesian 54:24  
1 First Musick 2:12
2 Second Musik 1:25
3 Overture 3:45
  ACT I  
4 First Act Tune (Hornpipe) 0:43
  ACT II 20:15      
5 Song (Bass) Great Diocles the Boar has kill'd - Chorus Sing IĆ“'s! 2:20
6 Song (Soprano) Charon the peaceful Shade invites 1:29
7 Symphony for Trumpets and Violins 1:27
8 Duet (Soprano, Bass), Chorus Let all mankind the pleasure share 1:17
9 Martial Song (Tenor) Let the soldiers rejoice - 4:35
  Trio (TT*B) Rejoice with a general voice -  
  Retornello (for trumpets and hautboys) -  
  Trio (TT*B) To Mars let 'em raise - Rejoice with a general voice -  
  Retornello (for trumpets and hautboys)  
10 A Symphony of Flutes - Song (Alto) Since the toils and the hazards - 5:16
  Quartet (SATB) Let the priests . . . - Chorus All sing . . .  
11 Dance of Furies 3:01
12 Second Act Tune 0:49
  ACT III 9:41      
13 Two in one upon a Ground. Chaconne for Flutes 2:34
14 The Chair Dance 1:16
15 Prelude for Hautboys - Song (Tenor) What shall I do? 5:08
16 Third Act Tune 0:43
  ACT IV 8:16      
17 Butterfly Dance 1:45
18 Tune for Trumpets 0:37
19 Song (Tenor) Sound, Fame, thy brazen trumpet sound 2:02
20 Chorus Let all rehearse 3:15
21 Fourth Act Tune 0:37
  APPENDICES  
22 Country Dance in the Fifth Act 0:50
23 Song (Soprano) Since from my dear Astrea's sight 4:23
24 Song (Tenor) When first I saw 2:32
 Catherine Pierard soprano
 James Bowman alto
 John Mark Ainsley tenor
 Mark Padmore tenor
 Ian Bostridge tenor
 Michael George bass
 Richard Hickox
  26-28 September 1994