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Purcell Society

Overview
Works: 197 works in 409 publications in 1 language and 4,644 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Music  Musical settings  Bibliography  Operas  Scores  Chorus scores  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: M3, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Purcell Society
 
Most widely held works by Purcell Society
The works of Henry Purcell by Henry Purcell( )

31 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Purcell Society is preparing a complete critical edition of the music of Henry Purcell. The scores are designed with the performer, the researcher and the music enthusiast in mind. In late 2007, Stainer & Bell became the new publishers to the Purcell Society. They will be publishing all remaining volumes in the Purcell Society Edition, and will also be publishing a NEW Purcell Society Edition Companion Series. Earlier volumes in the series were published by Novello & Co."--Publisher's website
The music in The fairy queen; English opera (1692) by Henry Purcell( )

4 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composition de l'orchestre : 2 flûtes à bec, 3 hautbois, 1 basson, 2 trompettes, timbales, cordes
Timon of Athens by Henry Purcell( )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An index of the works of Henry Purcell as published by the Purcell Society by Alan Smith( Book )

7 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dido and Aeneas : an opera by Henry Purcell( )

8 editions published between 1889 and 1995 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sparkling miniature opera, filled with intense drama and elegant song, lasts no more than an hour, yet unfolds a virtuoso range of expressive music, from a high-spirited sailors{u2019} dance to Dido{u2019}s touching lament "When I am laid in earth." First presented in 1689, remains the oldest operatic work still popularly performed. Authoritative early edition
Ten sonatas of four parts : trio sonatas by Henry Purcell( )

6 editions published between 1896 and 1981 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ode on St. Cecilia's Day, 1692 : Hail! bright Cecilia : for soprano, two altos, tenor & two basses soli, SSAATB & instruments by Henry Purcell( )

5 editions published between 1897 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A song for the Duke of Gloucester's birthday : 1695 by Henry Purcell( )

7 editions published between 1891 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve sonatas of three parts by Henry Purcell( )

3 editions published in 1976 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Indian queen by Henry Purcell( )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three odes for St. Cecilia's day by Henry Purcell( )

3 editions published between 1899 and 1990 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secular songs for solo voice by Henry Purcell( )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic music. songs and instrumental music for the stage by Henry Purcell( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacred music by Henry Purcell( )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miscellaneous odes and cantatas by Henry Purcell( )

2 editions published between 1957 and 1966 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birthday odes for Queen Mary by Henry Purcell( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three occasional odes by Henry Purcell( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birthday odes for Queen Mary by Henry Purcell( )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catches by Henry Purcell( )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony songs by Henry Purcell( )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.62 (from 0.49 for Dido and A ... to 0.72 for The Indian ...)

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Alternative Names
Purcell-Gesellschaft

Purcell Society (Great Britain)

Languages
English (94)