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Henry Purcell, 1659-1695 : essays on his music

Author: Imogen Holst
Publisher: London ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1959. ©1959
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Henry Purcell; Henry Purcell; Henry Purcell; Henry Purcell; Henry Purcell
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Imogen Holst
OCLC Number: 602569
Description: 136 pages : portrait, music, facsimiles ; 21 cm
Contents: Homage to the British Orpheus / Peter Pears --
On realizing the continuo in Purcell's songs / Benjamin Britten --
New light on Dido and Aeneas / Eric Walter White --
Purcell's librettist, Nahurm Tate / Imogen Holst --
Our sense of continuity in English drama and music / Michael Tippett --
Purcell and the Chapel Royal / Jeremy Noble --
An organist's view of the organ works / Ralph Downes --
Performing Purcell's music today / Robert Donington --
Purcell's handwriting / Franklin B. Zimmerman --
Appendix A. Purcell's autographs / Nigel Fortune and Franklin B. Zimmerman --
Appendix B. Further seventeenth- and eighteenth-century evidence bearing on the performance of Purcell's works / Robert Donington --
Appendix C.A note on the Nanki collection of Purcell's works / Imogen Holst.
Responsibility: edited by Imogen Holst.

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