Selected Songs (Purcell, Henry)

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William Hayman Cummings (1831-1915)

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London: Novello, n.d.(ca.1890). Plate 7857.


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General Information

Work Title Selected Songs
Alternative Title
Composer Purcell, Henry
Key Various
Movements/Sections 12 Songs, Arias and Cantatas
  1. Knotting song ("Hears not my Phyllis")
  2. Nymphs and shepherds (from The Libertine, Z.600)
  3. I attempt from Love's sickness to fly (from The Indian Queen, Z.630)
  4. Full fathom five (from The Tempest, Z.631)
  5. Come unto these yellow sands (from The Tempest, Z.631)
  6. Thy hand, Belinda, darkness shades me (from Dido and Aeneas, Z.626)
  7. When I am laid in earth (from Dido and Aeneas, Z.626)
  8. I'll sail upon the Dog-Star
  9. They tell us that you mighty powers above
  10. On the brow of Richmond Hill
  11. Fairest Isle, all Isles excelling
  12. What shall I do
  13. From rosy bow'rs
Librettist Various
Language English
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voice and basso continuo / voice and orchestra
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