Died: Westminster, London, 21 Nov. 1695
Operas and Semi-Operas
(A semi-opera is a play with a substantial amount of independent
musical drama, such as masques and ceremonial scenes.)
The dates and locations are those of the premieres.
Numbers are from the Zimmerman catalog.
- Dido and Aeneas, Z.626
(1689 Josias Priest's School for Young Ladies, Chelsea)
- The Prophetess, or The History of Dioclesian, Z.627
(1690 Dorset Garden, London) (semi-opera)
- King Arthur, or The British Worthy, Z.628
(1691 Dorset Garden, London) (semi-opera)
- The Fairy Queen, Z.629
(1692 Dorset Garden, London) (semi-opera)
- The Indian Queen, Z.630
(1695 Drury Lane, London) (semi-opera)
- The Tempest, or The Enchanted Island, Z.631
(c. 1695) (semi-opera)
In addition to the works listed above, Purcell composed a large amount
of incidental music.
- Alexandre H. Hohmann's
Purcell site, including chronology and full list of works
14 Nov 2005