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|Genre/Form:||Excerpts Vocal scores with piano|
|Document Type:||Musical Score|
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|Notes:||Excerpts for high voice, from masques, incidental music, and odes. Figured basses realized for piano. Some selections originally with accompaniments for instrumental ensembles, accompaniments arranged for piano. Some selections transposed.
Includes notes about dramatic music of Purcell's day and about the individual excerpts.
Music Library donor: Joyce Peck.
|Description:||1 vocal score (51 pages) ; 30 cm.|
|Contents:||The fairy queen. Come, all ye songsters of the sky ; One charming night gives more delight --
Dioclesian. What shall I do to show how much I love her ; Since from my dear Astraea's sight --
The tempest. Your awful voice I heard --
Timon of Athens. Love quickly is pall'd --
Aureng-Zebe. I see she flies me ev'rywhere --
The mock marriage. Man is for the woman made --
Oedipus. Music for a while --
The rival sisters. Take not a woman's anger ill --
Theodosius. Hail to the myrtle shade --
Ode on St. Cecilia's Day, 1692. 'Tis Nature's voice --
Duke of Gloucester's birthday ode. Sound the trumpet --
From those serene and rapturous joys. Welcome, more welcome does he come --
If ever I more riches did desire. Here let my life.
|Series Title:||Kalmus vocal series, 6851.|
|Other Titles:||Vocal music.|