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Of old when heroes thought it base - V (4), Coro, orch; ZimP 333


Name Purcell, Henry (1659-1695) [Ascertained]
Standardized title Of old when heroes thought it base
Scoring summary V (4), Coro, orch
Title on source Yorkshire Song, March 27, 1690
Additional title The Yorkshire feast song
Rule type RISM
RISM ID number 806041235

Library information

Library siglum GB-Lbl Add. 31447


Work number 1.1.1
Title of movement, tempo Symphony.
Voice/instrument tr
Key or mode D
PAE Code


Total scoring A (2), T, B, Coro S (2), Coro A, Coro T, Coro B, vl (2), vla, vlc, ob, tr

Material description

Type Manuscript copy
Publishing, printing and production information 1690-1710
Format, extent score: f. 79r-87r

Further information

General note [S.l.], [s.n.], ca. 1700
Symphony-Of old when heroes thought it base-Ritornello-Brigantium honored with a race divine-[Prelude]-The bashful Thames-[Ritornello]-The pale and purple rose-And in each tract of glory-And now when the renowned Nassau-[Ritornello]-They did no storms-Symphony-So when the glittering Queen-Let music join-Sound trumpet-[Ritornello]-Sound all to him-Long flourish the city and county of York
Comment on scoring: VSol 0211. Coro 2111. woodwinds 0100. brasses 010. strings 11110


Catalog of works ZimP , 333

Index terms

Subject heading Festive music
Language of text eng
Name D'Urfey, Thomas (1653c-1723) [Text author] [Ascertained]

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Parent record 806933742 Pieces