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|Document Type:||Musical Score|
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|Notes:||Includes 3 pages of notes about the opera of Purcell's day and the individual songs in this volume.
For low voice with realization of figured bass for keyboard instrument; occasional instrumental accompaniments have been arranged.
|Description:||1 score (67 pages) ; 30 cm.|
|Contents:||Dido and Aeneas: Ah, Belinda, I am press'd with torment ; When I am laid in earth --
The fairy queen: I am come to lock all fast ; When I have often heard young maids complaining ; Thrice happy lovers ; Oh, let me for ever weep ; Hark, how all things with one sound rejoice --
King Arthur: Fairest isle, all isles excelling --
The indian queen: I attempt from love's sickness to fly in vain --
The tempest: Halcyon days, now wars are over --
Bonduca: Oh, lead me to some peaceful gloom --
Don Quixote: From rosy bow'rs --
King Richard II: Retir'd from any mortal's sight --
The old bachelor: Thus to a ripe consenting maid --
Pausanias: Sweeter than roses.
|Series Title:||Kalmus vocal library, 6850.|
15 songs and airs for contralto or baritone