Orpheus Britannicus (Purcell, Henry)

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Publisher. Info. London: J. Heptinstall, 1698.
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Publisher. Info. London: William Pearson, 1706.
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Publisher. Info. London: William Pearson for Henry Playford, 1702.
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Editor John Walsh
Publisher. Info. London: John Walsh, n.d.(ca.1710).
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Arranger Godfrey Edward Pellew Arkwright (1864–1944)
Publisher. Info. The Old English Edition, No.24
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Work Title Orpheus Britannicus
Alternative. Title Title-page transcription
Orpheus Britannicus. A Collection of all the choicest songs for One, Two, and Three Voices, compos'd by Mr. Henry Purcell. together with such Symphonies for Violins or Flutes [recorders], as were by him design's for any of them: and a thorough-bass to each song; figur'd for the Organ, Harpsichord, or Theorbo-Lute. All which are placed in their several Keys according to the Order of the Gamut.
Composer Purcell, Henry
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 volumes
First Publication. 1698, 1702
Language English
Dedication I. Lady Howard
II. Charles, Lord Halifax
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voice, continuo
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