The Libertine, Z.600 (Purcell, Henry)




Song: "Nymphs and shepherds" (No.1)

For Oboe and Piano (Fitzgerald)

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Daniel Fitzgerald (2014/3/16)

Performers Daniel Fitzgerald
Publisher Info. Ottawa: Daniel Fitzgerald
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For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

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Michrond (2013/3/5)

Performer Pages Michel Rondeau (trumpet)
Performers Aline Letendre (organ)
Publisher Info. Michel Rondeau
Misc. Notes These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.
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Sheet Music

Vocal Scores

Chorus: "In these delightful, pleasant groves' (Act IV)

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Phillip21 (2019/11/15)

Editor Henry Leslie (1822-1896)
Publisher. Info. The Musical Times, No.1.
London: Novello & Co. Ltd., n.d.[1889].
Misc. Notes From uploader's collection. New edition of the original 1844 Musical Times publication of this piece with piano accompaniment added.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Song: "Nymphs and shepherds" (No.1)

For Mixed Chorus (Marmouzet)

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Marmouzet (2012/8/3)

Arranger Marmouzet
Publisher. Info. Marmouzet
Misc. Notes SATB
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For Voice and Piano (Cummings)

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RTM (2012/5/12)

Arranger William Hayman Cummings (1831-1915)
Publisher. Info. Twelve Songs composed by Henry Purcell
London: Novello, n.d.(ca.1890). Plate 7857.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
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General Information

Work Title The Libertine
Alternative. Title The Libertine Destroyed, Incidental Music
Composer Purcell, Henry
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Z.600
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHP 36
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 songs:
  1. Song: "Nymphs and shepherds/We come"
  2. Prelude and Song: "Prepare, prepare, new guests draw near"
  3. Prelude and Song: "To arms, heroic prince"
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1692
Librettist Thomas Shadwell (1642-1692)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, bass
Orchestra: trumpets, strings, continuo