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Eight concerts of Henry Purcell"s music

Arts Council of Great Britain.

Eight concerts of Henry Purcell"s music

commemorative book of programmes, notes and texts

by Arts Council of Great Britain.

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Published by Arts Council of Great Britain in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Purcell, Henry, -- 1659-1695 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Concert programs -- England -- London

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith a foreword by Ralph Vaughan Williams and eight essays by Dennis Arundell ... [et. al.] ; editor, Watkins Shaw.
    ContributionsVaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958., Shaw, Watkins, 1911-, Arundell, Dennis Drew., Purcell Society., Festival of Britain 1951.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination93 p. :
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14099390M
    OCLC/WorldCa1464751

    Henry Purcell, worthily seconded by his older contemporary John Blow, was not followed by a renewed flourishing of the national school and, deprived (if nourishment from a healthy tradition and ill-supported by those in power (who only regarded it as conferring prestige on them and as an opportunity for lavish entertainment), music fell into. The Fairy-Queen (; Purcell catalogue number Z) is a masque or semi-opera by Henry Purcell; a "Restoration spectacular". The libretto is an anonymous adaptation of William Shakespeare's comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream. First performed in , The Fairy-Queen was composed three years before Purcell's death at the age of Following his death, the score was lost and only rediscovered.

      In a guide to practical music published in , Purcell described composing a set of variations over a repeating bass as “a very easie thing to do, and requires but little judgment”. NEW YORK (AP) — “When I am laid in earth,” the heroine sings just before she dies at the end of Henry Purcell’s “Dido and Aeneas.” Rarely will the aria be heard in a more fittingly.

    Henry Purcell (pûr´səl), c–, English composer and organist. Often considered England's finest native composer, Purcell combined a great gift for lyrical melody with harmonic invention and mastery of counterpoint. He sang in the choir of the Chapel Royal until and became organist there in Escucha álbumes y pistas de Henry Purcell. Suscríbete a Napster y accede a canciones completas a través de tu teléfono, ordenador o dispositivos de audio doméstico. Henry Purcell () was one of the most important early English Opera composers and a master organist at the Chapel Royal.


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[London] Arts Council of Great Britain [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Henry Purcell; Henry Purcell: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Vaughan Williams; Watkins Shaw; Purcell Society.; Arts Council of Great Britain. Vaughan Williams, Ralph.

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Eight concerts of Henry Purcell's music: commenorative book of programmes, notes and texts in SearchWorks catalog. With the Restoration of the English monarchy inthe great city on the River Thames experienced an era of renewed musical creativity. Henry Purcell provided marvelous music for the public theater and the court of Charles II, where he was preceded by Matthew Locke.

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Purcell was England's most important Baroque composer and was hailed as "Orpheus Brittanicus" for his brilliant vocal settings and profoundly expressive music. A little over a week ago, the Warsaw-based DUX Recording Producers released a CD of Polish harpsichordist Ewa Rzetecka-Niewiadomska playing eight suites by Henry Purcell.

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Henry VII’s most important musician was Robert Fayrfax (c–), organist of St Alban’s Abbey and first doctor of music at Cambridge. Fayrfax continued to serve Henry VIII, one of his last commissions being music for the meeting between the monarch and the French king Francois at the Field of Cloth of Gold in By Henry Purcell.

Piano Book. Eight Suites, preludes, dances and more. Edited by William Barclay Squire. J. & W. Chester edition. 96 pages.However, the book remains a volume of papers, and does not pretend to be a comprehensive guide to all aspects of relevant performance practice.

the foresight of Bruce Phillips, commissioning editor of music books at Oxford University Press, is responsible for the book's appearance in the year of Purcell's tercentenary, and his patience in.