A Fool's Preferment, Z.571 (Purcell, Henry)

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I'll sail upon the Dog-star (No.6)

For Alto and 2 Guitars (Höger)

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Hoeger (2018/11/6)

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Misc. Notes Because most of my transcriptions are never heard before, I decided to make a simple computer synthesized audio file for hearing control.
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Fynnjamin (2011/4/10)

Publisher. Info. London: E. Jones, for Jos. Knight and Fran. Saunders, 1688.
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Misc. Notes The libretto has been cut from this file, except for the title-page.
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I'll sail upon the Dog-star (No.6)

For Alto and 2 Guitars (Höger)

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Misc. Notes If performed I would look forward about a small reference to my efforts.
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General Information

Work Title A Fool's Preferment, or, The Three Dukes of Dunstable
Alternative. Title
Composer Purcell, Henry
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Z.571
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHP 20
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 songs:
  1. I sigh'd, and I pin'd
  2. There's nothing so fatal as woman
  3. Fled is my love
  4. 'Tis death alone
  5. I'll mount to yon blue Coelum
  6. I'll sail upon the Dog-star
  7. Jenny, 'gin you can love
  8. If thou wilt give me back my love
First Publication. 1688
Librettist Thomas D'Urfey (1653-1723)
Language English
Dedication The Honourable Charles, Lord Morpeth
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voice, continuo