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Blow, John (1649-1708)

John Blow

born: 1649
died: 1 October 1708
country: United Kingdom

Albums

Blow & Draghi: Odes for St Cecilia
CDH55257Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Blow & Purcell: Countertenor duets
CDH55447Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Blow, Boyce & Handel: Music for St Paul's
CDH55359Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Blow: Anthems
CDD220552CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
Blow: Awake my lyre
CDA66658Archive Service
Blow: Fairest Work of happy Nature
CDA66646Archive Service
Boyce, Handel & Blow: Music for St Paul's
CDH55359Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Draghi & Blow: Odes for St Cecilia
CDH55257Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
English Lute Songs
CDH55249Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
English Virginal Music of the 17th Century
CDA66067Archive Service
Handel, Blow & Boyce: Music for St Paul's
CDH55359Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
O praise the Lord
CDA67792
Odes on the death of Henry Purcell
CDA66578Archive Service
Purcell & Blow: Countertenor duets
CDH55447Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Purcell's London
CDA66108Archive Service
The Coronation of King George II
CDA672862CDs for the price of 1 — Archive Service

Complete works available for download

Ah, heav'n! What is't I hear?Michael Chance (countertenor), James Bowman (countertenor), The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)
Awake, awake, my Lyre! 'A Supplication'Red Byrd, The Parley of Instruments, Suzie Le Blanc (soprano), Geraldine McGreevy (soprano), John Potter (tenor)
Behold, O God our defenderKing's Consort Choir, The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)
Blessed is the man that hath not walkedRobin Blaze (countertenor), Joseph Cornwell (tenor), Stephen Varcoe (baritone), Stephen Alder (bass), Winchester Cathedral Choir, The Parley of Instruments, David Hill (conductor)
Chaconne a 4 in GThe Parley of Instruments
Chloe found Amyntas lying all in tears 'Rondelay'Red Byrd, The Parley of Instruments, Charles Daniels (tenor), John Potter (tenor), Richard Wistreich (bass)
Cry aloud and spare notJoseph Cornwell (tenor), William Kendall (tenor), Stephen Alder (bass), Winchester Cathedral Choir, The Parley of Instruments, David Hill (conductor)
Fairest work of happy natureJohn Mark Ainsley (tenor), Paula Chateauneuf (theorbo)
Flavia grown oldJohn Mark Ainsley (tenor), Timothy Roberts (harpsichord/spinet/virginals)
Gloria Patri, qui creavit nosRed Byrd, The Parley of Instruments, Suzie Le Blanc (soprano), Geraldine McGreevy (soprano), Charles Daniels (tenor), John Potter (tenor), Richard Wistreich (bass)
Go, perjur'd man, and if thou ere return 'The Curse'Red Byrd, The Parley of Instruments, Suzie Le Blanc (soprano), Richard Wistreich (bass)
God is our hope and strengthWestminster Abbey Choir, James O'Donnell (conductor)
God is our hope and strengthWinchester Cathedral Choir, The Parley of Instruments, David Hill (conductor)
God spake sometime in visionsKing's Consort Choir, The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)
God spake sometime in visionsWinchester Cathedral Choir, The Parley of Instruments, David Hill (conductor)
Ground in CTimothy Roberts (harpsichord/spinet/virginals)
Ground in G minorTimothy Roberts (harpsichord/spinet/virginals)
Ground in G minorThe Parley of Instruments
Help, Father Abraham! 'A Dialogue betwixt Dives and Abraham'Red Byrd, The Parley of Instruments, John Potter (tenor), Richard Wistreich (bass)
How doth the city sit solitaryRobin Blaze (countertenor), Joseph Cornwell (tenor), Stephen Varcoe (baritone), The Parley of Instruments, David Hill (conductor)
I beheld, and lo! a great multitudeRobin Blaze (countertenor), Joseph Cornwell (tenor), Stephen Varcoe (baritone), Stephen Alder (bass), Winchester Cathedral Choir, The Parley of Instruments, David Hill (conductor)
I said in the cutting off of my daysRobin Blaze (countertenor), Joseph Cornwell (tenor), William Kendall (tenor), Winchester Cathedral Choir, The Parley of Instruments, David Hill (conductor)
I was glad when they said unto meSt Paul's Cathedral Choir, The Parley of Instruments, John Scott (conductor)
Lift up your heads, O ye gatesWinchester Cathedral Choir, The Parley of Instruments, David Hill (conductor)
Lord, who shall dwell in thy tabernacle?Robin Blaze (countertenor), Joseph Cornwell (tenor), Stephen Varcoe (baritone), Winchester Cathedral Choir, The Parley of Instruments, David Hill (conductor)
Lovely Selena, innocent and freeJohn Mark Ainsley (tenor), Timothy Roberts (harpsichord/spinet/virginals), Paula Chateauneuf (guitar)
Lovely Selena, innocent and freeRobin Blaze (countertenor), Elizabeth Kenny (lute)
Morlake GroundTimothy Roberts (harpsichord/spinet/virginals)
No more, the dear, lovely nymph's no moreJohn Mark Ainsley (tenor), Paula Chateauneuf (theorbo), Timothy Roberts (organ/regal)
No, Lesbia, you ask in vain 'Elegy on the death of Queen Mary, The Queen's Epicedium'John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Paula Chateauneuf (theorbo), Timothy Roberts (organ/regal)
O give thanks unto the Lord, for he is graciousWinchester Cathedral Choir, The Parley of Instruments, David Hill (conductor)
O Lord, I have sinnedRobin Blaze (countertenor), William Kendall (tenor), Stephen Varcoe (baritone), Winchester Cathedral Choir, The Parley of Instruments, David Hill (conductor)
O Lord, thou hast searched me out and known meStephen Varcoe (baritone), Stephen Alder (bass), Winchester Cathedral Choir, The Parley of Instruments, David Hill (conductor)
O mighty God, who sit'st on highJohn Mark Ainsley (tenor), Paula Chateauneuf (theorbo), Timothy Roberts (organ/regal)
O turn not those fine eyes awayJohn Mark Ainsley (tenor), Timothy Roberts (harpsichord/spinet/virginals)
Ode on the death of Mr Henry PurcellMichael Chance (countertenor), James Bowman (countertenor), The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)
Ode on the death of Mr Henry PurcellRogers Covey-Crump (tenor), Charles Daniels (tenor), The Parley of Instruments Baroque Orchestra, Peter Holman (conductor)
Of all the torments, all the caresJohn Mark Ainsley (tenor), Paula Chateauneuf (theorbo), Timothy Roberts (organ/regal)
Oh! that mine eyes would melt into a floodJohn Mark Ainsley (tenor), Paula Chateauneuf (theorbo), Timothy Roberts (organ/regal)
Paratum cor meum, DeusRed Byrd, The Parley of Instruments, Suzie Le Blanc (soprano), Geraldine McGreevy (soprano)
Poor Celadon, he sighs in vain 'Loving above himself'Red Byrd, The Parley of Instruments, Charles Daniels (tenor)
Prelude in GTimothy Roberts (harpsichord/spinet/virginals)
Sabina has a thousand charmsJohn Mark Ainsley (tenor), Timothy Roberts (harpsichord/spinet/virginals)
Salvator mundi, salva nosWestminster Abbey Choir, James O'Donnell (conductor)
Salvator mundi, salva nosRed Byrd, The Parley of Instruments, Suzie Le Blanc (soprano), Geraldine McGreevy (soprano), Charles Daniels (tenor), John Potter (tenor), Richard Wistreich (bass)
Sett No 1 in D minor 'Suite'Timothy Roberts (harpsichord/spinet/virginals)
Sett No 3 in A minor 'Suite'Timothy Roberts (harpsichord/spinet/virginals)
Sing, ye muses 'Epilogue'Red Byrd, The Parley of Instruments, Suzie Le Blanc (soprano), Geraldine McGreevy (soprano), Charles Daniels (tenor), John Potter (tenor), Richard Wistreich (bass)
Sonata in A majorThe Parley of Instruments
Stay, gentle Echo, dear nymph, stay 'A Dialogue between Philander and the Echo'Red Byrd, The Parley of Instruments, John Potter (tenor), Charles Daniels (tenor)
Suite No 4 in CChristopher Kite (virginals)
The glorious day is comeThe Parley of Instruments, The Playford Consort, Peter Holman (conductor)
The Lord is my shepherdRobin Blaze (countertenor), Joseph Cornwell (tenor), Stephen Alder (bass), Donald Sweeney (bass), Winchester Cathedral Choir, The Parley of Instruments, David Hill (conductor)
The self-banish'd 'A Minuet'John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Paula Chateauneuf (theorbo)
Turn thee unto me, O LordWinchester Cathedral Choir, The Parley of Instruments, David Hill (conductor)
VeniteWestminster Abbey Choir, James O'Donnell (conductor)
Voluntary in ARobert Quinney (organ)
Voluntary in D minorRobert Quinney (organ)
Voluntary in D minorRobert Quinney (organ)
Whilst on Septimnius's panting breast 'Septimnius and Acme, Ode from Catullus'Red Byrd, The Parley of Instruments, Suzie Le Blanc (soprano), Geraldine McGreevy (soprano), Richard Wistreich (bass)

Alphabetical listing of all musical works

Ah Heav'n! what is't I hear?  
Ah, heav'n! What is't I hear? (Blow)
And thus by Music's pow'r  
At first the trumpet's part  
Awake, awake, my Lyre! 'A Supplication' (Blow)
Behold, O God our defender (Blow)
Blessed is the man that hath not walked (Blow)
Chaconne a 4 in G (Blow)
Chloe found Amyntas lying all in tears 'Rondelay' (Blow)
Couch'd by the pleasant Heliconian spring  
Cry aloud and spare not (Blow)
Excesses of pleasure now crowd on apace  
Fairest work of happy nature (Blow)
Flavia grown old (Blow)
Gloria Patri, qui creavit nos (Blow)
Go, perjur'd man, and if thou ere return 'The Curse' (Blow)
God is our hope and strength (Blow)
God spake sometime in visions (Blow)
Ground in C (Blow)
Ground in G minor (Blow)
Help, Father Abraham! 'A Dialogue betwixt Dives and Abraham' (Blow)
How doth the city sit solitary (Blow)
I beheld, and lo! a great multitude (Blow)
I said in the cutting off of my days (Blow)
I was glad when they said unto me (Blow)
It is not that I love you less  
Lift up your heads, O ye gates (Blow)
Lord, who shall dwell in thy tabernacle? (Blow)
Lovely Selena, innocent and free (Blow)
Mark how the Lark and Linnet Sing  
Morlake Ground (Blow)
Music! celestial Music! what can be  
Music's the cordial of a troubled breast  
No more, the dear, lovely nymph's no more (Blow)
No, Lesbia, you ask in vain 'Elegy on the death of Queen Mary, The Queen's Epicedium' (Blow)
O give thanks unto the Lord, for he is gracious (Blow)
O Lord, I have sinned (Blow)
O Lord, thou hast searched me out and known me (Blow)
O mighty God, who sit'st on high (Blow)
O turn not those fine eyes away (Blow)
Ode for St Cecilia's Day (Blow)
Ode on the death of Mr Henry Purcell (Blow)
Of all the torments, all the cares (Blow)
Oh! that mine eyes would melt into a flood (Blow)
Paratum cor meum, Deus (Blow)
Poor Celadon, he sighs in vain 'Loving above himself' (Blow)
Prelude in G (Blow)
Sabina has a thousand charms (Blow)
Salvator mundi, salva nos (Blow)
Sett No 1 in D minor 'Suite' (Blow)
Sett No 3 in A minor 'Suite' (Blow)
Sing, ye muses 'Epilogue' (Blow)
Sonata in A major (Blow)
Stay, gentle Echo, dear nymph, stay 'A Dialogue between Philander and the Echo' (Blow)
Suite No 4 in C (Blow)
The battle done, the loud alarms do cease  
The glorious day is come (Blow)
The Lord is my shepherd (Blow)
The self-banish'd 'A Minuet' (Blow)
The spheres, those instruments divine  
This that blest king and god-like prophet knew  
Turn thee unto me, O Lord (Blow)
Venite (Blow)
Voluntary in A (Blow)
Voluntary in D minor (Blow)
Voluntary in D minor (Blow)
Whilst on Septimnius's panting breast 'Septimnius and Acme, Ode from Catullus' (Blow)
Why Flavia, why so wanton still?  
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