King Arthur, Z.628 (Purcell, Henry)

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For 2 Harpsichords (Gouin)

 First Music. Chaconne (Act V)
#269327 - 0.02MB - 2:54 -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2) - - !N/!N/!N - 465x

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Keanur (2013/2/11)

 Second Music. 1. Overture
#269328 - 0.01MB - 2:02 -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1) - - !N/!N/!N - 351x

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Keanur (2013/2/11)

 Second Music. 2. Air
#269329 - 0.01MB - 1:30 -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3) - - !N/!N/!N - 355x

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Keanur (2013/2/11)

 Second Music. 3. Overture
#269330 - 0.01MB - 1:24 -  9.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2) - - !N/!N/!N - 260x

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Keanur (2013/2/11)

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MIDI file by Pierre Gouin

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Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2013

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For Harpsichord (Depolo)

 Second music. 2. Air
#231670 - 0.00MB - ? -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1) - - !N/!N/!N - 269x

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Reccmo (2012/6/10)

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Synthesized MIDI

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Srđan Depolo

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Chaconne

For 4 Recorders (Tennent)

 Synthesized recording
#406037 - 0.01MB - 3 1/4 min -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1) - - !N/!N/!N - 50x

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Rdtennent (2016/1/6)

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PhotoScore

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R. D. Tennent

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Sheet music available here

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Full Scores

Complete

 Introduction, script, and contents
#30723 - 2.31MB, 34 pp. -  7.6/10 2 4 6 8 10 (9- V/V/V - 6476x

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homerdundas (2009/4/24)

 Overture, Acts I, II
#32645 - 5.90MB, 66 pp. -  5.1/10 2 4 6 8 10 (13- V/V/V - 11367x

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homerdundas (2009/4/24)

 Acts III, IV, V
#30725 - 6.18MB, 72 pp. -  4.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (23- V/V/V - 12343x

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homerdundas (2009/4/24)

 Appendix
#30726 - 0.38MB, 5 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 2585x

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homerdundas (2009/4/24)

PMLP69503-Purcell King Arthur Intro.pdf
Editor:

Edward Taylor (1784–1863)

Publisher Info.:

London: Musical Antiquarian Society Publications, 1843.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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A modern re-typeset of this edition, with vocal score, parts and MIDI files, is available at the Choral Public Domain Library.

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 Complete score
#194159 - 2.00MB, 147 pp. -  5.4/10 2 4 6 8 10 (18- !N/!N/!N - 9013x

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homerdundas (2012/3/28)

 Complete score (Urtext)
#194387 - 2.19MB, 177 pp. -  7.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- !N/!N/!N - 4704x

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homerdundas (2012/3/28)

 Engraving files (Lilypond)
#194168 - 0.37MB, ? pp. -  8.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- !N/!N/!N - 1196x

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homerdundas (2012/3/28)

PMLP69503-Purcell Arthur-Conducteur.pdf
Editor:

Jean-Charles Malahieude

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CPDL:Choral Public Domain Library

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Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 [tag/del]

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A modern typeset of the Musical Antiquarian Society edition of Edward Taylor above. See discussion for errata in these engraving files.

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Overture

 Complete Score
#93346 - 0.38MB, 4 pp. -  6.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (8- !N/!N/!N - 3454x

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Jawher (2011/2/18)

PMLP69503-Full Score.PDF
Editor:

Jawher Matmati

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Tunis: Matmati's Edition, 2011. Plate J.M.E. 21

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 Your Hay it is Mow'd
#422937 - 0.03MB, 1 pp. -  8.4/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- !N/!N/!N - 64x

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Amatus (2016/5/14)

PMLP69503-Purcell - Your Hay it is Mow'd - Partitur.pdf
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Luca Albanese

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Luca Albanese

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 Chaconne (Act V)
#231663 - 0.08MB, 5 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- !N/!N/!N - 3265x

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Reccmo (2012/6/10)

 Engraving files (PMX)
#231667 - 0.01MB, ? pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 618x

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Reccmo (2012/6/10)

WIMA.f106-chaconne.pdf
Editor:

Martin Straeten

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Martin Straeten

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Complete

 Flute 1/2
#194359 - 0.11MB, 3 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 1134x

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homerdundas (2012/3/29)

 Oboe 1/2
#194360 - 0.19MB, 11 pp. -  4.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- !N/!N/!N - 1160x

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homerdundas (2012/3/29)

 Trumpet 1/2
#194361 - 0.17MB, 9 pp. -  5.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- !N/!N/!N - 1243x

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homerdundas (2012/3/29)

 Drums
#194362 - 0.10MB, 3 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 586x

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homerdundas (2012/3/29)

 Violins I
#194363 - 0.43MB, 20 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- !N/!N/!N - 2249x

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homerdundas (2012/3/29)

 Violins II
#194364 - 0.40MB, 20 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 1033x

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homerdundas (2012/3/29)

 Violins I/II
#194365 - 0.59MB, 33 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 826x

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homerdundas (2012/3/29)

 Violas
#194366 - 0.32MB, 19 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 1059x

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homerdundas (2012/3/29)

 Cellos and Basses
#194367 - 0.43MB, 26 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- !N/!N/!N - 1232x

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homerdundas (2012/3/29)

 Continuo Cello (with figures)
#194368 - 0.48MB, 31 pp. -  4.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- !N/!N/!N - 1121x

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homerdundas (2012/3/29)

 Continuo Keyboard
#194369 - 1.72MB, 134 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 1319x

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homerdundas (2012/3/29)

PMLP69503-Arthur-Flute.pdf
Editor:

Jean-Charles Malahieude

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CPDL:Choral Public Domain Library

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Created from the engraving files #194168 above.
A modern re-typeset of the Musical Antiquarian Society edition of Edward Taylor (1784–1863).

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Your Hay it is Mow'd

 Violins I
#422938 - 0.02MB, 1 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 24x

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Amatus (2016/5/14)

 Violins II
#422939 - 0.02MB, 1 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 14x

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Amatus (2016/5/14)

 Violas
#422940 - 0.02MB, 1 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 12x

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Amatus (2016/5/14)

 Cellos & Basses
#422941 - 0.02MB, 1 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 16x

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Amatus (2016/5/14)

 Continuo
#422942 - 0.02MB, 1 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 30x

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Amatus (2016/5/14)

PMLP69503-Purcell - Your Hay it is Mow'd - Violine 1.pdf
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Luca Albanese

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Luca Albanese

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Chaconne (Act V)

 Violins I/II
#231664 - 0.06MB, 4 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 747x

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Reccmo (2012/6/10)

 Violas
#231665 - 0.03MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 363x

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Reccmo (2012/6/10)

 Continuo (Cellos, Basses, Keyboard)
#231666 - 0.03MB, 2 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 486x

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Reccmo (2012/6/10)

 Engraving files (PMX)
#231667 - 0.01MB, ? pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 618x

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Reccmo (2012/6/10)

WIMA.6286-p vl.pdf
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Martin Straeten

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Martin Straeten

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Vocal Scores

 Complete Score
#82155 - 5.16MB, 82 (ii, 80) pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- V/V/V - 9983x

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Massenetique (2010/10/19)

PMLP69503-Purcell - King Arthur VS.pdf
Arranger:

George Alexander Macfarren (1813-1887), piano reduction

Language:

English

Publisher Info.:

London: Chappell, n.d.[1843]. Plate 6706.

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 Complete score
#350903 - 13.64MB, 144 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 999x

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Carolus (2014/11/6)

Editor:

John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1856-1936)

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London: Boosey & Co., 1897. Plate H. 1884.

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 Complete score
#194358 - 1.41MB, 93 pp. -  6.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- !N/!N/!N - 6239x

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homerdundas (2012/3/29)

PMLP69503-Purcell Arthur-Choeur.pdf
Editor:

Jean-Charles Malahieude

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CPDL:Choral Public Domain Library

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Created from the engraving files #194168 above.
A modern re-typeset of the Musical Antiquarian Society edition of Edward Taylor (1784–1863).

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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Overture

 Overture - complete parts
#422409 - 1.16MB, 9 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 51x

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Herbieg33408 (2016/5/9)

PMLP69503-King Arthur - Violin I.pdf
Arranger:

James Brown (1863-1943)

Editor:

Herbert S. Gardner

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Herbert S. Gardner

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Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 [tag/del]

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Piano part is generated by Partify from score above. Strings new typeset

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Shepherd Leave Decoying
For 2 Sopranos and 2 Lutes (Höger)

 Lute Score (tablature)
#429203 - 0.34MB, 3 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 6x

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Hoeger (2016/7/5)

 Soprano Parts
#429204 - 0.08MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 7x

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Hoeger (2016/7/5)

PMLP697234-Purcell - Shepherd, leave decoying (Orpheus Britannicus).pdf
Arranger:

Anton Höger

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Anton Höger

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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 [tag/del]

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Intabulation in french Lute-tablature for 2 Sopranos, 2 g-Lutes. If performed I would look forward about a small reference to my efforts.

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For 2 Sopranos, Lute and Theorbo (Höger)

 Lute Score (tablature)
#429205 - 0.23MB, 3 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 7x

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Hoeger (2016/7/5)

PMLP697234-Purcell - Shepherd, leave decoying (Orpheus Britannicus)-T.pdf
Arranger:

Anton Höger

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Anton Höger

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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 [tag/del]

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Intabulation in french Lute-tablature for 2 Sopranos, g-Lute and Theorbo. If performed I would look forward about a small reference to my efforts.

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Multiple Selections
For 2 Violins, Viola, Cello and Piano (Brown)

 Full Score
#248262 - 1.89MB, 19 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/14 - 1562x

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Massenetique (2012/8/29)

SIBLEY1802.21648.f88f-39087009517527score.pdf
Arranger:

James Brown (1863-1943)

Publisher Info.:

London: Stainer & Bell, 1922. Plate S. & B. 2340.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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Contents of the Brown suite
This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
Contains the Overture, Introduction to Act II, Lively Dance, Hornpipe I and II, Symphony (Britannia Rises), and The Grand Dance.

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For 4 Recorders (Tennent)

 Complete score - Suite
#319335 - 0.14MB, 14 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 985x

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Rdtennent (2014/3/20)

PMLP69503-kingart.pdf
Arranger:

R.D. Tennent

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R.D. Tennent

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These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.
Contains the Overture, Air in Act I, Come if You Dare, How Blest are the Shepherds, Shepherd Leave Decoying, Hornpipe, Air in Act II, Prelude, Hornpipe, Air in Act IV, Trumpet Tune, Round Thy Coast, Your Hay it is Mow'd, and Fairest Isle.

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For 2 Harpsichords (Gouin)

 First Music. Chaconne (Act V)
#132264 - 0.15MB, 6 pp. -  9.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- !N/!N/!N - 1074x

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arranger (2011/10/3)

 Second Music. 1. Overture
#132265 - 0.12MB, 4 pp. -  6.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- !N/!N/!N - 589x

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arranger (2011/10/3)

 Second Music. 2. Air
#132266 - 0.07MB, 1 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 761x

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arranger (2011/10/3)

 Second Music. 3. Overture
#132267 - 0.11MB, 3 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 434x

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arranger (2011/10/3)

WIMA.49ff-Purcell King Arthur 1Chaconne.pdf
Arranger:

Pierre Gouin - Contact

Publisher Info.:

Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2005

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3.0 [tag/del]

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Contains the Chaconne, Overture, Air, and Overture.

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For Harpsichord (Depolo)

 Second Music. 2. Air
#231668 - 0.03MB, 1 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 1131x

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Reccmo (2012/6/10)

 Engraving files (Encore)
#231669 - 0.01MB, ? pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 475x

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Reccmo (2012/6/10)

WIMA.af53-Purcell King Arthur 2Air.pdf
Editor:

Srđan Depolo

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Srđan Depolo

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Contains one of the Airs.

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General Information

Work Title King Arthur, or The British Worthy
Alternative Title Dramatick opera or semi-opera
Composer Purcell, Henry
Opus/Catalogue Number Z.628
Movements/Sections 5 Acts
First Performance 1691-May or June in London, Queen's Theatre, Dorset Garden
First Publication 1691
Librettist John Dryden (1631-1700)
Language English
Dedication The Marquis of Halifax
Composer Time Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, mixed chorus, orchestra
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