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

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Publisher. Info. London: E. Jones, for Jos. Knight and Fran. Saunders, 1688.
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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
Language English
Dedication The Honourable Charles, Lord Morpeth
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voice, continuo