Suite Anglaise (Purcell, Henry)

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For cello and piano (Ronchini)

 Piano Score
#304526 - 0.89MB, 8 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/V/V - 140x

PDF scanned by Jurabe
Jurabe (2013/11/24)

 Cello Part
#304527 - 0.41MB, 4 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/V/V - 66x

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Ronchini-Purcell Cover.jpg

Ferdinando Ronchini (1865–1932)

Publisher Info.:

Paris: E. Gallet, n.d. Plate E.G. 8068


Public Domain [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

From the uploader's library. Poor quality, much yellowed paper, cleaned and whitened with the program Irfanview. If authentic, much arranged "transcription". No sources furnished nor notes of any kind.


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General Information

Work Title Suite Anglaise
Alternative Title
Composer Purcell, Henry
Movements/Sections 5 pieces
  1. Saraband
  2. Corrente
  3. Hornpipe
  4. Ayre
  5. Hornpipe
Dedication André Hekking
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation cello, piano

Misc. Comments

Unfortunately, this cannot be tagged until the original is known (probably cello/continuo, but as the notes above indicate, the authenticity is in question).

According to RISM, the opening Saraband's opening matches that of the 3rd, slow, section of Purcell's "Distressed Innocence", Z.577/1. See RISM 704002368. I don't know if the whole movement matches, but maybe someone could check. That would at least tell us if one movement of this suite was adapted by Ronchini from one piece by Purcell, anyway. The 2nd movement's opening matches that of Z.219 (see RISM 800261522) which may be of disputed authenticity but which Ronchini may have believed to be authentic (which is more to the point, after all- though how widely published -is- this work?...). (The Hornpipe might come from the overture in C major Z.611/6.) - Schissel
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