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14 Songs, Op 34 (Rachmaninov)
22 Scottish Songs, WoO156 (Beethoven)
25 Scottish Songs, Op 108 (Beethoven)
25 Scottish Songs, Op 108 (Beethoven)
26 Welsh Songs, WO155 (Beethoven)
26 Welsh Songs, WoO155 (Beethoven)
A fidler 'The fiddler'
A fine lady
A fisherman’s song for attracting seals (Anon)
A solfing song (Tallis)
A song called trumpets (Parsons)
A Song for Kate (Bevan Baker)
A song of Mr Robert Parsons (Parsons)
A thousand sev'ral ways I tried, Z359 (Purcell)
Ah silly soul (Byrd)
Ah! cruel nymph!, Z352 (Purcell)
Ah, how pleasant 'tis to love, Z353 (Purcell)
Akhmatova Songs (Tavener)
All as a sea (Byrd)
All shall be well
Alpenlied, Op 167 No 7 (Späth)
Amidst the shades and cool refreshing streams, Z355 (Purcell)
Amintas, to my grief I see, Z356 (Purcell)
Amintor, heedless of his flocks, Z357 (Purcell)
An aged dame (Byrd)
An autumn meditation
Are vé lo mes de maig (May)
Ask me to love no more, Z358 (Purcell)
Awake, awake, my Lyre! 'A Supplication' (Blow)
Bacchus is a pow'r divine, Z360 (Purcell)
Ballad of the army carts
Because I liked you better
Begin the Song! (Blow)
Bei dir ist meine Heimat
Beneath a dark and melancholy grove, Z461 (Purcell)
Beware, poor shepherds 'The Caution', Z361 (Purcell)
Birdsong (Ashton)
Bois frissonnants, ciel étoilé
Boris Pasternak
Bring gentlest thoughts, that into language glide
By the side of the Shannon
Cease, anxious world, your fruitless pain, Z362 (Purcell)
Cease, warring thoughts (Lawes)
Celia's fond, too long I've lov'd her, Z364 (Purcell)
Chanson perpétuelle, Op 37 (Chausson)
Chants du Roussillon '5 Catalan folksongs' (Anon/Reade)
Chloe found Amyntas lying all in tears 'Rondelay' (Blow)
Come then, with tuneful breath and string
Come to me, grief, for ever (Byrd)
Constant Penelope (Byrd)
Corinna is divinely fair, Z365 (Purcell)
Cupid, the slyest rogue alive, Z367 (Purcell)
Cymon and Iphigenia (Arne)
Das Mühlrad (Kreutzer)
De matinet me vaig llevar (The nightingale's advice)
Di alte kasche 'The ancient question'
Die gefangene Nachtigall, Op 11 (Proch)
Draw near, you lovers, Z462 (Purcell)
Dreaming of Li Bai
Du sollst nit geyn 'You shall go with no other, girl!'
Dvustishie 'Couplet'
El cant dels ocells 'The song of the birds' (Anon/Reade)
Evensong (Hall)
Éyze shéleg 'What snow!'
Fain would I wed (Campion)
Faithfu' Johnie
Fantasia I a 6 'A song of two basses' (Byrd)
Farewell, all joys, Z368 (Purcell)
Farewell, thou noisy town
Farewell, ye rocks, ye seas and sands, Z463 (Purcell)
Five Hebrew Love Songs (Whitacre)
Five Yiddish Songs (Anon/Plitmann)
Fly swift, ye hours, Z369 (Purcell)
Froh, durch blüthenvolle Gründe
Frolic and free (Arne)
From silent shades 'Bess of Bedlam', Z370 (Purcell)
From the famous peak of Derby (Johnson)
Go, perjur'd man, and if thou ere return 'The Curse' (Blow)
Grieving for the young prince
Hark how the waken'd strings resound
Hark how the wild musicians sing, Z542 (Purcell)
Hark, Damon, hark, Z541 (Purcell)
He himself courts his own ruin, Z372 (Purcell)
Hears not my Phillis how the birds 'The Knotting Song', Z371 (Purcell)
Heimathlied (Kalivoda)
Hence, ye profane, far hence, away!
High on a throne of glitt'ring ore, Z465 (Purcell)
Höchster, mache deine Güte
How delightful's the life of an innocent swain, Z373 (Purcell)
How dull were life, how hardly worth our care –
How I sigh when I think of the charms of my swain, Z374 (Purcell)
How pleasant is this flowery plain and grove!, Z543 (Purcell)
I came, I saw, and was undone 'The Thraldom', Z375 (Purcell)
I love and I must 'Bell Barr', Z382 (Purcell)
I loved fair Celia, Z381 (Purcell)
I resolve against cringing and whining, Z386 (Purcell)
I sing because …
I take no pleasure in the sun's bright beams, Z388 (Purcell)
I was not wearier (Lanier)
If ever I more riches did desire, Z544 (Purcell)
If grief has any pow'r to kill, Z378 (Purcell)
If music be the food of love, Z379a (Purcell)
If music be the food of love, Z379b (Purcell)
If music be the food of love, Z379c (Purcell)
If pray'rs and tears, Z380 (Purcell)
In Cloris all soft charms agree, Z384 (Purcell)
In jenem Thal dort unten
In vain we dissemble, Z385 (Purcell)
Incassum Lesbia, incassum rogas 'The Queen's Epicedium', Z383 (Purcell)
Irish Songs, WoO152/153 (Beethoven)
Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen!, BWV51 (Bach)
Jenny 'An Agreeable Musical Choice' (Arne)
Kashmiri song
Lárov 'Mostly'
Laura, thy sighs must now no more
Let each gallant heart, Z390 (Purcell)
Let formal lovers still pursue, Z391 (Purcell)
Let us, kind Lesbia, give away, Z466 (Purcell)
Llwybrau Cân 'Paths of Song' (Metcalf)
Lord, to thee I make my moan (Byrd)
Love arms himself in Celia's eyes, Z392 (Purcell)
Love is now become a trade, Z393 (Purcell)
Love song (Panufnik)
Love, thou can'st hear, tho' thou art blind, Z396 (Purcell)
Lovely Albina's come ashore, Z394 (Purcell)
Love's pow'r in my heart shall find no compliance, Z395 (Purcell)
Madam and her Madam
Meine Heimat (Sobeck)
Mercury and Nature in the Elysian Fields (Locke)
Moonlit night
Move now with measured sound (Campion)
Much Ado About Nothing (Arne)
Music's the cordial of a troubled breast
Musing on cares of human fate, Z467 (Purcell)
Muza 'The muse'
My heart, whenever you appear, Z399 (Purcell)
Near a thick grove, whose deep embow'ring shade
No, to what purpose should I speak?, Z468 (Purcell)
Not all my torments can your pity move, Z400 (Purcell)
Now each flowery bank of May (Gibbons)
Now hath Flora robbed her bowers (Campion)
O dear life, when may it be (Byrd)
O solitude, my sweetest choice!, Z406 (Purcell)
O solitude, my sweetest choice!, Z406 (Purcell/Boothby)
O that most rare breast (Byrd)
Of all the girls that are so smart
Of the Inns of Court Masque (Lawes)
Oh! what a scene does entertain my sight, Z506 (Purcell)
Oh, fair Cedaria, hide those eyes, Z402 (Purcell)
Olinda in the shades unseen, Z404 (Purcell)
On song (Metcalf)
On the brow of Richmond Hill, Z405 (Purcell)
Other Love Songs (Hough)
Pastora's beauties when unblown, Z407 (Purcell)
Phillis, I can ne'er forgive it, Z408 (Purcell)
Phillis, talk no more of passion, Z409 (Purcell)
Pious Celinda goes to prayers, Z410 (Purcell)
Poor Celadon, he sighs in vain 'Loving above himself' (Blow)
Pushkin and Lermontov
Rakút 'Tenderness'
Rashly I swore I would disown, Z411 (Purcell)
Rozhinkes mit mandlen 'Raisins and almonds'
Sally in our alley (Carey)
Sawney is a bonny lad, Z412 (Purcell)
Scarce had the rising sun appear'd, Z469 (Purcell)
Schweitzers Heimweh, Op 38 (Proch)
See how the fading glories of the year, Z470 (Purcell)
See where she sits 'Weeping', Z508 (Purcell)
She loves and she confesses too, Z413 (Purcell)
She that would gain a faithful lover, Z414 (Purcell)
She, who my poor heart possesses, Z415 (Purcell)
Sigh no more, ladies
Simon, son of John
Since one poor view has drawn my heart, Z416 (Purcell)
Since the pox, or the plague, Z471 (Purcell)
Sing, ye muses 'Epilogue' (Blow)
Smert 'Death'
Soft notes and gently raised 'A Serenading Song', Z510 (Purcell)
Songs in time of war (Roth)
Songs of love (Todd)
Songs, Op 34 (Rachmaninov/Conus)
Spite of the godhead, pow'rful love, Z417 (Purcell)
Spring scene in time of war
Stay, gentle Echo, dear nymph, stay 'A Dialogue between Philander and the Echo' (Blow)
Steer hither, steer your winged pines (Anon)
Sweet Richard
Sweet was the song the virgin sang 'Lute-book lullaby' (Anon)
Sylvia, now your scorn give over, Z420 (Purcell)
Sylvia, 'tis true you're fair, Z512 (Purcell)
Temuná 'A picture'
The angry steed, the fife and drum invite
The city's love
The Desert Island (Arne)
The fatal hour comes on apace, Z421 (Purcell)
The glittering sun begins to rise
The kind appointment Celia made
The Last Song or Valediction (Lawes)
The lover's recantation (Arne)
The Melancholy Nymph
The mermaid’s song (Anon)
The Morning (Arne)
The old cypress tree at the temple of Zhu-ge Liang
The parting kiss
The song of separation and waiting (Khan)
The sun upon the Weirdlaw Hill
The visitor
The What d'ye Call it? (Handel)
They say you're angry, Z422 (Purcell)
This poet sings the Trojan wars 'Anacreon's Defeat', Z423 (Purcell)
Tho' it may seem rude (Anon)
Thoughts while travelling at night
Through mournful shades and solitary groves, Z424 (Purcell)
To Wei Ba, who has lived away from the court
Toccata – Perle care (Piccinini/Strozzi)
Toccata – Soccorrete, luci avare (Granata/Strozzi)
Treues, stilles Friedensthal
'Twas when the seas were roaring
Unter a kleyn beymele 'Under a small tree'
Urge me no more, Z426 (Purcell)
Vuestros ojos tienen d'amor no sé qué (Anon)
We reap all the pleasures, Z547 (Purcell)
What a sad fate is mine, Z428a (Purcell)
What hope for us remains now he is gone?, Z472 (Purcell)
What tho' his guilt
When far from the home
When first my shepherdess and I, Z431 (Purcell)
When her languishing eyes said 'Love!', Z432 (Purcell)
When I have passed
When my Aemelia smiles, Z434 (Purcell)
When Strephon found his passion vain, Z435 (Purcell)
When will you come again?
Where am I?
Where the blind and wanton boy (Byrd)
While Thirsis, wrapp'd in downy sleep, Z437 (Purcell)
Whilst Cynthia sung, all angry winds lay still, Z438 (Purcell)
Whilst on Septimnius's panting breast 'Septimnius and Acme, Ode from Catullus' (Blow)
Who but a slave can well express, Z440 (Purcell)
Who can behold Florella's charms?, Z441 (Purcell)
Who likes to love (Byrd)
Without the sweets of melody
Woo her, and win her (Campion)
Ye happy swains, whose nymphs are kind, Z443 (Purcell)
Ye sacred Muses (Byrd)
Yes, thou art chang'd since first we met
Yo soy la locura (Bailly)
You meaner beauties of the night (East)
Young Thirsis' fate, Z473 (Purcell)
Zieh'n die lieben gold'nen
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