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4 Vocal pieces


Name Purcell, Henry (1659-1695) [Ascertained]
Standardized title 4 Vocal pieces
Title on source PURCELL'S | COMMEMORATION | SONG | JAN.|Y 9.169|3/4
RISM ID number 806251425

Library information

Library siglum GB-Lbl Add. 62666

Material description

Type Manuscript copy
Publishing, printing and production information 1730-1799
Format, extent score: 62f.
Dimensions 29 x 23.5 cm, 14 x 17.5 cm
Name Fisher, Joseph (18.sc) [Copyist]
Binding note Marbled cardboard cover. Red leather label with gilt-tooling

Further information

General note Music by Henry Purcell, including the odes 'Great Parent Hail' and 'Who can from joy refrain?', as well as music from 'The Fairy Queen', Act IV, and 'The Libertine'. With a green British Council stamp on f. 1r
[S.l.], [s.n.], 18th century
Listed in Appendix III of Franklin B. Zimmerman, 'Henry Purcell, 1659-1695: an Analytical Catalogue of his Music' (1963) as item no. 380. Very likely in the hand of 'Jos. Fisher, Darwen, Lancashire', whose name appears as copyist in the accompanying volume, GB Lbl, Add. 62672
Presented to the British Library by the British Council on 28 February, 1983

Related Titles

Items in this source 806251421 Purcell, Henry: Great parent hail to thee - V (4), Coro, orch; ZimP 327
  806251424 Purcell, Henry: The Libertine - Excerpts; V (3), Coro, strings, b; ZimP 600/1-2
  806251423 Purcell, Henry: Who can from joy refrain - V (5), Coro, orch; ZimP 342
  806251422 Purcell, Henry: The Fairy Queen - Excerpts; V (3), Coro, orch; ZimP 629/27-32