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Music for a while for cor anglais and guitar

By Henry Purcell

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English Horn, Guitar - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Henry Purcell (1659-1695). Arranged by David Warin Solomons. Baroque Period. Score, Set of Parts. 6 pages. Published by David Warin Solomons (S0.61497).

Item Number: S0.61497

One of several arrangements for melody instrument and classical guitar of Music for a While by Henry Purcell.An ascending ground bass forms the basis of the piece, with melodic development layered above. The pdf file contains the score and parts.The sound sample is an electronic preview.===The original words, by John Dryden, are:"Music for a whileShall all your cares beguile.Wond'ring how your pains were eas'dAnd disdaining to be pleas'dTill Alecto free the deadFrom their eternal bands,Till the snakes drop from her head,And the whip from out her hands.".

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