The Purcell Collection - Realizations by Benjamin Britten (50 Songs High Voice). Composed by Henry Purcell (1659-1695). Edited by Richard Walters. Arranged by Benjamin Britten. For High Voice, Piano Accompaniment. Boosey & Hawkes Voice. Softcover. 272 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M051933761. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48019095).
ISBN 142342252X. 9x12 inches.
Most of the distinctive Purcell realizations by Benjamin Britten, vocal parts edited by Peter Pears, have been out of print for some years. This new edition collects 49 selections for high voice and 45 selections for medium/low voice. Includes 9 songs from Harmonia Sacra, 24 solo songs and six duets from Orpheus Britannicus, “The Queen's Epicedium,” and selections from Dido and Aeneas and The Fairy Queen.