Songs & Sacred Arias  
   
 HENRY PURCELL
1  'Music for a while' 3:58
  From Oedipus (1692)  
 Alfred Deller (counter tenor)
 Walter Bergmann (harpsichord)
   
2  'I love and I must' 2:54
 April Cantelo (soprano)
 George Malcolm (harpsichord)
   
3  'Let the dreadful engines' 7:39
  From Don Quixote, Part I (1694)  
 Maurice Bevan (baritone)
 George Malcolm (harpsichord)
   
4  Epithalamium - 'Thrice happy lovers' 3:01
  From The Fairy Queen (1692)  
5  'If music be the food of love' 2:32
  (1st Version, 1692)  
 Alfred Deller (counter tenor)
 Walter Bergmann (harpsichord)
   
6  The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation - 'Tell me, some pitying angel' (1693) 7:45
 April Cantelo (soprano)
 George Malcolm (harpsichord)
   
7  'Not all my torments' 2:18
 Alfred Deller
 Walter Bergmann
   
8  Upon a quiet conscience - 'Close Thine Eyes' (1688) 4:16
 April Cantelo
 Maurice Bevan
 George Malcolm
   
9  'Fairest Isle' 2:37
  from King Arthur (1691)  
10  'Sweeter than roses' 3:29
  from Pausanias (1695)  
11  'The fatal hour comes on apace' 4:15
12  'Crown the altar' 2:45
  from Ode on Queen Mary's Birthday (1693)  
13  'I attempt from love's sickness to fly' from The Indian Queen (1695) 2:14
14  'O lead me to some peaceful gloom' 3:05
  from Bonduca (1695)  
15  'What shall I do to show how much I love her' 3:46
  from Dioclesian (1690)  
16  'From Rosy Bowers' 7:10
  from Don Quixote, Part III (1695)  
 Alfred Deller
 Walter Bergmann
   
17  Sonata No.9 in F ('Golden Sonata') 7:32
  from Sonatas of 4 Parts  
18  Pavan for 3 Violins and viola da gamba 3:20
  Neville Marriner, Peter Gibbs & Granville Jones (violins)  
 Desmond Dupre (viola da gamba)