$33.54 *

* Estimated price converted from UK retail price
Catalogue No: M051933761
ISMN: 9790051933761
Shop Product Code: 229103S
The Purcell Collection - high voice & piano

Status: Usually despatched within 7 working days

Arranger: Britten, Benjamin

Department: Vocal & Opera - Vocal Collections - High Voices

Instrumentation: Voice, Piano

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes (New York)

More Product Details

More about this work

More Product Details

Reprinted in one edition, here is a collection of 50 of the distinctive Purcell realizations by Benjamin Britten, with vocal parts edited by Peter Pears, that have been out of print for some years. Includes 9 songs from Harmonia Sacra, 24 solo songs and six duets from Orpheus Britannicus, “The Queen's Epicedium,” and selections from Dido and Aeneas and The Fairy Queen.

Contents, Sound Samples and Reviews

  • Ah, Belinda! I am prest with torment
  • Alleluia
  • speaker2Blessed Virgin's Expostulation
  • But ere we this perform
  • Come away, fellow sailors
  • Dialogue of Corydon and Mopsa
  • speaker2Evening Hymn
  • Fairest Isle
  • Fear no danger to ensue
  • Hark the ech'ing air
  • How blest are shepherds
  • I attempt from love's sickness
  • I spy Celia
  • I take no pleasure
  • If music be the food of love (1st version)
  • If music be the food of love (3rd version)
  • I'll sail upon the Dog-star
  • In the black dismal dungeon of despair
  • Job's Curse
  • Let sullen discord smile
  • Lord, what is man
  • Lost is my quiet
  • Mad Bess
  • Man is for the woman made
  • Morning Hymn
  • No, resistance is but vain
  • No, resistance is but vain
  • Not all my torments
  • Oft she visits this lov'd mountain
  • On the brow of Richmond Hill
  • Pious Celinda
  • Pursue thy conquest, love
  • Queen's Epicedium
  • Saul and the Witch at Endor
  • Shake the cloud from off your brow
  • Shake the cloud from off your brow
  • Shepherd, leave decoying
  • So when the glittering Queen of Night
  • Sound fame thy brazen trumpet
  • Sound the trumpet
  • Sweeter than roses
  • Take not a woman's anger ill
  • Thanks to these lonesome vales
  • Thanks to these lonesome vales
  • There's not a swain of the plain
  • Thou tun'st this world
  • 'Tis holiday
  • Turn then thine eyes
  • We sing to him
  • What can we poor females do?
  • When I am laid in earth
  • Why should men quarrel?