King Arthur, Z.628 (Purcell, Henry)

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Recordings

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Performer Pages Héctor Valls (Piano)
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Chaconne

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Editor Edward Taylor (1784–1863)
Publisher. Info. London: Musical Antiquarian Society Publications, 1843.
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PMLP69503-Purcell King Arthur Intro.pdf

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Editor Jean-Charles Malahieude
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PMLP69503-Purcell Arthur-Conducteur.pdf

Overture

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Editor Jawher Matmati
Publisher. Info. Tunis: Matmati's Edition, 2011. Plate J.M.E. 21
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PMLP69503-Purcell - Your Hay it is Mow'd - Partitur.pdf

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Editor Jean-Charles Malahieude
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Misc. Notes Created from the engraving files #194168 above.
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Your Hay it is Mow'd

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PMLP69503-Purcell - Your Hay it is Mow'd - Violine 1.pdf

Chaconne (Act V)

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Editor Martin Straeten
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Vocal Scores

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Massenetique (2010/10/19)

Arranger George Alexander Macfarren (1813-1887), piano reduction
Language English
Publisher. Info. London: Chappell, n.d.[1843]. Plate 6706.
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PMLP69503-Purcell - King Arthur VS.pdf

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Carolus (2014/11/6)

Editor John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1856-1936)
Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Co., 1897. Plate H. 1884.
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Editor Jean-Charles Malahieude
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PMLP69503-Purcell Arthur-Choeur.pdf

Arrangements and Transcriptions

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Overture

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PMLP69503-King Arthur - Violin I.pdf
Shepherd Leave Decoying
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Arranger Anton Höger
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Misc. Notes Intabulation in french Lute-tablature for 2 Sopranos, 2 g-Lutes. If performed I would look forward about a small reference to my efforts.
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PMLP697234-Purcell - Shepherd, leave decoying (Orpheus Britannicus).pdf
For 2 Sopranos, Lute and Theorbo (Höger)

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Misc. Notes Intabulation in french Lute-tablature for 2 Sopranos, g-Lute and Theorbo. If performed I would look forward about a small reference to my efforts.
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For 2 Violins, Viola, Cello and Piano (Brown)

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Arranger James Brown (1863-1943)
Publisher. Info. London: Stainer & Bell, 1922. Plate S. & B. 2340.
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Misc. Notes Contents of the Brown suite
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Contains the Overture, Introduction to Act II, Lively Dance, Hornpipe I and II,

Symphony (Britannia Rises), and The Grand Dance.

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For 4 Recorders (Tennent)

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Contains the Overture, Air in Act I, Come if You Dare, How Blest are the Shepherds, Shepherd Leave Decoying, Hornpipe, Air in Act II, Prelude, Hornpipe, Air in Act IV, Trumpet Tune, Round Thy Coast, Your Hay it is Mow'd, and Fairest Isle.
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Arranger Pierre Gouin - Contact
Publisher. Info. Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2005
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Contains the Chaconne, Overture, Air, and Overture.
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General Information

Work Title King Arthur, or The British Worthy
Alternative. Title Dramatick opera or semi-opera
Composer Purcell, Henry
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Z.628
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 Acts
First Performance. 1691-May or June in London, Queen's Theatre, Dorset Garden
First Publication. 1691
Librettist John Dryden (1631-1700)
Language English
Dedication The Marquis of Halifax
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, mixed chorus, orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article