HENRY PURCELL
   
 Dioclesian 92:47  
1 First Musick 02:12
2 Second Musick 01:25
3 Overture 03:45
  ACT I  
4 First Act Tune (Hornpipe) 00:43
  ACT II 20:15      
5 Song (Bass) 'Great Diocles the Boar has kill'd' - Chorus 'Sing Iô's!' 02:20
6 Song (Soprano) 'Charon the peaceful Shade invites' 01:29
7 Symphony for Trumpets and Violins 01:27
8 Duet (Soprano, Bass), Chorus 'Let all mankind the pleasure share' 01:17
9 Martial Song (Tenor) 'Let the soldiers rejoice' 04:35
  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'  
  Retornelo (for trumpets and hautboys)  
10 A Symphony of Flutes - 05:16
  Song (Alto) 'Since the toils and the hazards'  
  Quartet (SATB) 'Let the priests…' - Chorus 'All sing…'  
11 Dance of Furies 03:01
12 Second Act Tune 00:49
  ACT III 09:41      
13 Two in one upon a Ground. Chaconne for Flutes 02:34
14 The Chair Dance 01:16
15 Prelude for Hautboys - Song (Tenor) 'What shall I do?' 05:08
16 Third Act Tune 00:43
  ACT IV 08:18      
17 Butterfly Dance 01:45
18 Tune for Trumpets 00:37
19 Song (Tenor) 'Sound, Fame, thy brazen trumpet sound' 02:02
20 Chorus 'Let all rehearse' 03:15
21 Fourth Act Tune 00:39
  ACT V 39:07      
22 Country Dance 00:50
23 Cupid, Chorus 'Call the nymphs' 02:30
24 Duet (a Baccanalian & a Silvan) 'Come, come away' 01:07
25 Chorus 'Behold, O mighty'st of Gods' 03:13
26 Paspe (The first entry of heroes on the stage) 00:44
27 Duet (two Wood-Gods) 'Oh, the sweet delights of love!' 02:33
28 A Fawn, Chorus 'Let monarchs fight' 02:27
29 Two Bacchanals, Bacchus (The second entry) 02:55
  'Make room' -  
30 Dance of Bacchanals 01:29
31 Follower of Cupid 'Still I'm wishing' 04:27
32 Canaries 00:28
33 Shepherd & Shepherdesses (The third entry) 06:30
  'Tell me why'  
34 Dance 01:02
35 A Pleasure & Chorus (The fourth entry) 01:43
  'All our days' -  
36 'Let us dance' - 02:11
37 Dance 00:41
38 Trio & Chorus (The last entry) 'Triumph, triumph victorious Love' 04:12
  Appendices  
39 Song (Soprano) 'Since from me dear Astrea's sight' 04:25
40 Song (tenor) 'When first I saw' 02:31
 Timon of Athens: Masque 19:29  
41 Duet 'Hark how the songsters' 01:40
42 Cupid 'Love in their little veins' 01:29
43 Trio 'But ah! How much are our delights' 01:28
44 Bass solo 'Hence with your trifling deity' 01:52
45 Trio 'But over us no griefs prevail' 00:33
46 Cupid 'Come, come all to me' 01:16
47 Chorus 'Who can resist such mighty charms' 01:45
48 Bacchus 'Return, revolting rebels' 01:59
49 Cupid 'The cares of lovers' 01:58
50 Alto solo 'Love quickly is pall'd' 00:59
51 Duet (Cupid & Bacchus) 'Come, let us agree' 01:05
52 Chorus 'Come, let us agree' 01:11
53 Curtain Tune on a Ground 02:14
 Catherine Pierard soprano
 James Bowman alto
 John Mark Ainsley tenor
 Mark Padmore tenor
 Ian Bostridge tenor
 Michael George bass
 Richard Hickox
   
  2-4 September 1993 & 26-28 September 1994