Jeremiah Clarke

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Jeremiah Clarke (c. 1674 – 1 December 1707) was an English baroque composer and organist.

Thought to have been born in London around 1674, Clarke was a pupil of John Blow at St Paul's Cathedral. He later became organist at the Chapel Royal. "A violent and hopeless passion for a very beautiful lady of a rank superior to his own" caused him to commit suicide. Before shooting himself, he considered hanging and drowning as options, so to decide his fate, he tossed a coin—however the coin landed in the mud on its side. Instead of consoling himself, he chose the third method of death, and performed the deed in the cathedral churchyard." Suicides were not generally granted burial in consecrated ground, but an exception was made for Clarke, who was buried in the crypt of St Paul's Cathedral (though other sources state he was buried in the unconsecrated section of the cathedral churchyard). He was succeeded in his post by William Croft.
Clarke is best remembered for a popular keyboard piece: the Prince of Denmark's March, which is commonly called the Trumpet Voluntary, written circa. 1700. From c. 1878 until the 1940s the work was attributed to Henry Purcell, and was published as Trumpet Voluntary by Henry Purcell in William Sparkes's Short Pieces for the Organ, Book VII, No. 1 (London, Ashdown and Parry). This version came to the attention of Sir Henry J. Wood, who made two orchestral transcriptions of it, both of which were recorded. The recordings further cemented the erroneous notion that the original piece was by Purcell. Clarke's piece is a popular choice for wedding music, and has featured in royal weddings.
The famous Trumpet Tune in D (also incorrectly attributed to Purcell), was taken from the semi-opera The Island Princess which was a joint musical production of Clarke and Daniel Purcell (Henry Purcell's younger brother)—probably leading to the confusion.[
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LC3898 Jeremiah Clarke - English Harpsichord Music album art Igor Kipnis / Clarke*, Farnaby*, Handel*, Byrd*, Purcell*, Bull* Igor Kipnis / Clarke*, Farnaby*, Handel*, Byrd*, Purcell*, Bull* - English Harpsichord Music(LP, Album) Epic LC3898 US 1965 Sell This Version
ND 832 Jeremiah Clarke - Virtuose Trompete album art Jeremiah Clarke, Joseph Haydn, Antonio Vivaldi, Samuel Scheidt, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Johann Ernst Altenburg, John Wilbraham, Philip Jones Jeremiah Clarke, Joseph Haydn, Antonio Vivaldi, Samuel Scheidt, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Johann Ernst Altenburg, John Wilbraham, Philip Jones - Virtuose Trompete(LP, Comp) Decca ND 832 Germany 1971 Sell This Version
ECS 711, ECS.711 Jeremiah Clarke - The Water Music - Suite / The Royal Fireworks Music - Suite / Berenice: Alcina - Overtures / Trumpet Voluntary album art Handel* / J. Clarke* Handel* / J. Clarke* - The Water Music - Suite / The Royal Fireworks Music - Suite / Berenice: Alcina - Overtures / Trumpet Voluntary(LP) Decca, Decca ECS 711, ECS.711 UK 1973 Sell This Version
78 284 Jeremiah Clarke - Musik Für Orgel Und Bläser album art Gabrieli*, Frescobaldi*, Telemann*, Clarke*, Croft*, Purcell*, Händel*, New England Brass Ensemble, E. Power Biggs, Richard Burgin Gabrieli*, Frescobaldi*, Telemann*, Clarke*, Croft*, Purcell*, Händel*, New England Brass Ensemble, E. Power Biggs, Richard Burgin - Musik Für Orgel Und Bläser(2xLP) CBS 78 284 Germany 1975 Sell This Version
EAC-80417 Jeremiah Clarke - Trumpet Voluntary album art Maurice André, Jane Parker-Smith, Clarke* Maurice André, Jane Parker-Smith, Clarke* - Trumpet Voluntary (Album) Angel Records EAC-80417 Japan 1978 Sell This Version
GMN-95 Jeremiah Clarke - La Tromba (Musiche Per 1, 4, 6 Trombe E Orchestra) album art Jeremiah Clarke, Giacomo Antonio Perti, Giuseppe Torelli, Henry Purcell, Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Arcangelo Corelli, Joseph Haydn Jeremiah Clarke, Giacomo Antonio Perti, Giuseppe Torelli, Henry Purcell, Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Arcangelo Corelli, Joseph Haydn - La Tromba (Musiche Per 1, 4, 6 Trombe E Orchestra)(LP, RE, RP) Fabbri Editori GMN-95 Italy 1981 Sell This Version
UM 3520 Jeremiah Clarke - Trompette Pour Les Jours De Fêtes album art André Bernard, Albinoni*, Bach*, Charpentier*, Clarke*, Corelli*, Gounod*, Mouret*, Purcell*, Schubert* André Bernard, Albinoni*, Bach*, Charpentier*, Clarke*, Corelli*, Gounod*, Mouret*, Purcell*, Schubert* - Trompette Pour Les Jours De Fêtes(LP, Album) Forlane UM 3520 France 1982 Sell This Version
HM 1081 Jeremiah Clarke - Harmonia Sacra album art Henry Purcell, Jeremiah Clarke, John Blow, William Croft, Pelham Humfrey, Concerto Vocale Henry Purcell, Jeremiah Clarke, John Blow, William Croft, Pelham Humfrey, Concerto Vocale - Harmonia Sacra(LP, Album, Gat) Harmonia Mundi France HM 1081 France 1982 Sell This Version
HMC 901133 Jeremiah Clarke - Leçons De Ténèbres album art Couperin* / Clarke* / Purcell* / René Jacobs / William Christie / Wieland Kuijken / Konrad Junghänel Couperin* / Clarke* / Purcell* / René Jacobs / William Christie / Wieland Kuijken / Konrad Junghänel - Leçons De Ténèbres(CD, Album) Harmonia Mundi HMC 901133 France 1984 Sell This Version
416 983-1 Jeremiah Clarke - "Boccherini Menuett" album art Clarke* · Händel* · Purcell* · Rossini* · Mozart* · Haydn* · Tchaikovsky* · Schubert* · Mendelssohn*, Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields*, Neville Marriner* Clarke* · Händel* · Purcell* · Rossini* · Mozart* · Haydn* · Tchaikovsky* · Schubert* · Mendelssohn*, Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields*, Neville Marriner* - "Boccherini Menuett"(LP) Philips, Philips Classics 416 983-1 Europe 1986 Sell This Version
9111 1515 Jeremiah Clarke - Miroslav Kejmar (Trumpet), Ferdinand Klinda (Organ) album art G. Fantini*, R. Valentino*, J. Clarke*, J.B. Loeillet* G. Fantini*, R. Valentino*, J. Clarke*, J.B. Loeillet* - Miroslav Kejmar (Trumpet), Ferdinand Klinda (Organ)(LP, RE) Opus 9111 1515 Czechoslovakia 1987 Sell This Version
CD AU 34017 Jeremiah Clarke - Music For Organ & Trumpet album art Clarke*, Bach*, Homilius*, Krebs*, Lübeck*, Telemann*, Torelli*, Wolfgang Portugall, Egbert Lewark Clarke*, Bach*, Homilius*, Krebs*, Lübeck*, Telemann*, Torelli*, Wolfgang Portugall, Egbert Lewark - Music For Organ & Trumpet (Comp) Aurophon CD AU 34017 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
DA 334464, BC 60 238 3 Jeremiah Clarke - Fürstliches Hofkonzert = Concert Of The Royal Court = Concert De La Cour = Concierto de Palacio album art Albinoni*Bach*Händel*Buxtehude*Scarlatti*Telemann*Clarke* - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London*, Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart Albinoni*Bach*Händel*Buxtehude*Scarlatti*Telemann*Clarke* - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London*, Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart - Fürstliches Hofkonzert = Concert Of The Royal Court = Concert De La Cour = Concierto de Palacio(LP) Classic Mediaphon, Classic Mediaphon DA 334464, BC 60 238 3 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
506.2244-2 WWF Jeremiah Clarke - Brillante Trompetenkonzerte / Brilliant Trumpet Concertos album art Clarke*Torelli*Telemann*Richter*Haydn*Hummel* Clarke*Torelli*Telemann*Richter*Haydn*Hummel* - Brillante Trompetenkonzerte / Brilliant Trumpet Concertos (Comp) WWF 506.2244-2 WWF Germany, Austria, & Switzerland 1991 Sell This Version
CDA66578 Jeremiah Clarke - Odes On The Death Of Henry Purcell album art Jeremiah Clarke, Henry Hall (2), John Blow, Thomas Morgan (3) / Ruth Holton (2), Rogers Covey-Crump, Charles Daniels (2), Simon Birchall, The Parley Of Instruments, Roy Goodman, Peter Holman Jeremiah Clarke, Henry Hall (2), John Blow, Thomas Morgan (3) / Ruth Holton (2), Rogers Covey-Crump, Charles Daniels (2), Simon Birchall, The Parley Of Instruments, Roy Goodman, Peter Holman - Odes On The Death Of Henry Purcell(CD, Album) Hyperion CDA66578 UK 1992 Sell This Version
08 2008 71 Purcell*Gabrieli*Vivaldi*Clarke*Torelli*Corelli*Helmut WobischI Solisti di Zagreb*Antonio Janigro Purcell*Gabrieli*Vivaldi*Clarke*Torelli*Corelli*Helmut WobischI Solisti di Zagreb*Antonio Janigro - The Virtuoso Trumpet (Comp) Vanguard Classics, The Bach Guild 08 2008 71 Europe 1993 Sell This Version
C341941A Jeremiah Clarke - Basilika Birnau • Duette Für Orgel album art Clarke*Stanley*Wesley*Mozart*Beethoven*Schubert* - Bleicher*Hospach-Martini* Clarke*Stanley*Wesley*Mozart*Beethoven*Schubert* - Bleicher*Hospach-Martini* - Basilika Birnau • Duette Für Orgel(CD, Album) Orfeo (2) C341941A Germany 1994 Sell This Version
465 649-2 Jeremiah Clarke - Sydney Opera House Organ Extravaganza album art Bach*, Haydn*, Buxtehude*, Messiaen*, Vierne*, Clarke*, Michael Dudman Bach*, Haydn*, Buxtehude*, Messiaen*, Vierne*, Clarke*, Michael Dudman - Sydney Opera House Organ Extravaganza(CD) ABC Classics 465 649-2 Australasia 2000 Sell This Version
CHR 77365 Jeremiah Clarke - Suite Of Ayres & Messiah album art Trompetenensemble Joachim Schäfer, Jeremiah Clarke, Georg Friedrich Händel Trompetenensemble Joachim Schäfer, Jeremiah Clarke, Georg Friedrich Händel - Suite Of Ayres & Messiah(CD, Album) Christophorus CHR 77365 Germany 2012 Sell This Version
Alpha 285 Jeremiah Clarke - Son Of England album art Henry Purcell, Jeremiah Clarke, Les Cris de Paris, Le Poème Harmonique, Vincent Dumestre Henry Purcell, Jeremiah Clarke, Les Cris de Paris, Le Poème Harmonique, Vincent Dumestre - Son Of England(CD, Album) Alpha Classics Alpha 285 Europe 2017 Sell This Version
4825557 Jeremiah Clarke - Orchestral Works album art Clarke*, Handel* - Harty*, J.C. Bach*, Concertgebouworkest, London Philharmonic Orchestra*, Eduard van Beinum Clarke*, Handel* - Harty*, J.C. Bach*, Concertgebouworkest, London Philharmonic Orchestra*, Eduard van Beinum - Orchestral Works(CD, Album) Decca 4825557 2017 Sell This Version
6833 260 Jeremiah Clarke - Lebendiges Barock - Living Baroque album art Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields*, Neville Marriner*, Bach*, Händel*, Vivaldi*, Purcell*, Clarke*, Torelli*, Pergolesi*, Rameau* Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields*, Neville Marriner*, Bach*, Händel*, Vivaldi*, Purcell*, Clarke*, Torelli*, Pergolesi*, Rameau* - Lebendiges Barock - Living Baroque(LP) Philips 6833 260 UK Unknown Sell This Version
GGC 4076 Jeremiah Clarke - 'Encore, Sir John'/Sir John Barbirolli conducting The Hallé Orchestra  album art Sir John Barbirolli, Hallé Orchestra, John Philip Sousa, Amilcare Ponchielli, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Jeremiah Clarke, Otto Nicolai, Jean Sibelius, Jules Massenet, Emmanuel Chabrier Sir John Barbirolli, Hallé Orchestra, John Philip Sousa, Amilcare Ponchielli, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Jeremiah Clarke, Otto Nicolai, Jean Sibelius, Jules Massenet, Emmanuel Chabrier - 'Encore, Sir John'/Sir John Barbirolli conducting The Hallé Orchestra (LP, Album) Cadisa Cáceres Discos S. A. GGC 4076 El Salvador Unknown Sell This Version
LK 9209 Jeremiah Clarke - Virtuose Bläser Spielen Barocke Bläsermusik album art Clarke* / Purcell* / Stanley* / Perti* / Vivaldi* - Helmut Wobisch, André Lardrot, Rudolf Klepac*, I Solisti Di Zagreb*, Antonio Janigro Clarke* / Purcell* / Stanley* / Perti* / Vivaldi* - Helmut Wobisch, André Lardrot, Rudolf Klepac*, I Solisti Di Zagreb*, Antonio Janigro - Virtuose Bläser Spielen Barocke Bläsermusik Harmonia (2) LK 9209 Switzerland Unknown Sell This Version
OLS 160 Jeremiah Clarke - English Baroque Trumpet Music album art Richard Mudge, Jeremiah Clarke, Capel Bond, Maurice André, Ensemble Orchestral De L'Oiseau-Lyre, Pierre Colombo (2) Richard Mudge, Jeremiah Clarke, Capel Bond, Maurice André, Ensemble Orchestral De L'Oiseau-Lyre, Pierre Colombo (2) - English Baroque Trumpet Music(LP) L'Oiseau-Lyre OLS 160 UK Unknown Sell This Version