Awake Harmonious Pow'rs (Eccles, John)

Sheet Music


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Bethan st (2021/6/12)

Editor Bethan Stonehouse
Publisher. Info. Bethan Stonehouse, 2021.
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General Information

Work Title Awake Harmonious Pow'rs
Alternative. Title Ode for the Queen's Birthday 1704
Composer Eccles, John
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJE 8
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 overture, 10 songs, 3 ritornello sections
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1704
Librettist Nahum Tate (1652-1715)
Language English
Dedication Anne, Queen of Great Britain
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, strings, continuo (possibly also oboes)
External Links RISM (entry for the individual song "Awake, awake, harmonious powers")
RISM (entry for the individual song "From this happy day" (this has oboes with the strings)

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While Stonehouse's edition does not have winds with the strings, there is a RISM entry (see above) that is for the individual song "From this happy day" (not contained in Stonehouse's edition) which includes oboes in the instrumentation.