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The Purcell Collection - Realizations by Benjamin Britten

50 Songs High Voice

By Henry Purcell

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High Voice, Piano Accompaniment
50 Songs High Voice. Composed by Henry Purcell (1659-1695). Edited by Richard Walters. Arranged by Benjamin Britten. Boosey & Hawkes Voice. Classical. Softcover. 274 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M051933761. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48019095).

Item Number: HL.48019095

ISBN 9781423422525. 9x12 inches. Edited by Richard Walters.

Most of Britten's rich Purcell realizations had previously been out fo print for some years. This new edition, with new music engravings and extensive historical notes, includes 9 songs from Harmonia Sacra, 24 solos songs and 6 duets from Orpheus Britannicus, and selections from Dido and Aeneas and The Fairy Queen.

Contents: Ah! Belinda, I am prest with torment • Alleluia • The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation • But ere we this perform • Come away, fellow sailors • Dialogue of Corydon and Mopsa • Evening Hymn • Fairest Isle • Fear no danger to ensue • Hark the ech'ing air • How blest are shepherds • I attempt from love's sickness to fly • I spy Celia • I take no pleasure • I'll sail upon the Dog-star • If music be the food of love (1st version) • If music be the food of love(3rd version) • In the black dismal dungeon of despair • Job's Curse • Let sullen discord smile • Lord, what is man • Lost is my quiet • Mad Bess • Man is for the woman made • A Morning Hymn • Music for a while • No, resistance is but vain • Not all my torments • Oft she visits this lov'd mountain • On the brow of Richmond Hill • Pious Celinda • Pursue thy conquest, love • The Queen's Epicedium • Saul and the Witch at Endor • Shake the cloud from off your brow • Shepherd, leave decoying • So when the glittering queen of Night • Sound Fame thy brazen trumpet • Sound the trumpet • Sweeter than roses • Take not a woman's anger ill • Thanks to these lonesome vales • There's not a swain of the plain • Thou tun'st this world • 'Tis holiday • Turn then thine eyes • We sing to him • What can we poor females do? • When I am Laid in earth • Why should men quarrel?

  • Alleluia 
  • Evening Hymn 
  • Fairest Isle 
  • Pious Celinda 
  • Mad Bess 
  • Thanks to these lonesome vales 
  • The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation 
  • Job's Curse 
  • Saul and the Witch at Endor 
  • Lord, what is man 
  • A Morning Hymn 
  • In the black dismal dungeon of despair 
  • The Queen's Epicedium 
  • I take no pleasure 
  • Hark the ech'ing air 
  • How blest are shepherds 
  • If music be the food of love (3rd version) 
  • I'll sail upon the Dog-star 
  • If music be the food of love (1st version) 
  • There's not a swain of the plain 
  • Not all my torments 
  • Sweeter than roses 
  • I spy Celia 
  • What can we poor females do? 
  • Shepherd, leave decoying 
  • Let sullen discord smile 
  • Why should men quarrel? 
  • So when the glittering Queen of Night 
  • Thou tun'st this world 
  • 'Tis holiday 
  • Sound fame thy brazen trumpet 
  • Shake the cloud from off your brow 
  • Ah, Belinda! I am prest with torment 
  • Fear no danger to ensue 
  • Pursue thy conquest, love 
  • But ere we this perform 
  • Oft she visits this lov'd mountain 
  • Come away, fellow sailors 
  • Dialogue of Corydon and Mopsa 
  • We sing to him 
  • I attempt from love's sickness 
  • Take not a woman's anger ill 
  • Turn then thine eyes 
  • Music for a while 
  • On the brow of Richmond Hill 
  • Man is for the woman made 
  • Sound the trumpet 
  • Lost is my quiet 
  • No, resistance is but vain 
  • When I am laid in earth 

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