The Purcell Collection – Realizations by Benjamin Britten

50 Songs

High Voice

The Purcell Collection – Realizations by Benjamin Britten

50 Songs

High Voice

Series: Boosey & Hawkes Voice Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes Format: Softcover Composer: Henry Purcell Arranger: Benjamin Britten Editor: 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?

  • 'Tis holiday
  • A Morning Hymn
  • Ah, Belinda! I am prest with torment
  • Alleluia
  • 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
  • I spy Celia
  • I take no pleasure
  • I'll sail upon the Dog-star
  • If music be the food of love (3rd version)
  • If music be the food of love (1st 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation
  • The Queen's Epicedium
  • There's not a swain of the plain
  • Thou tun'st this world
  • Turn then thine eyes
  • We sing to him
  • What can we poor females do?
  • When I am laid in earth
  • Why should men quarrel?
  • High Voice
  • Piano Accompaniment

$32.99 (US) Inventory #HL 48019095 ISBN: 9781423422525 UPC: 884088017446 Publisher Code: M051933761 Width: 9.0" Length: 12.0" 272 pages

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