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Henry Purcell
Henry Purcell Name: Henry
Surname: Purcell
Born: 1659
Died: 1695
The English composer Henry Purcell was born in London in 1659. Purcell developed his own distinctive style in the mixing of instrumental, solo vocal and choral music, but it was the vocal aspect of his work that proved most lastingly influential. Purcell’s only opera, Dido and Aeneas, was composed ... More informationto a libretto by Nahum Tate, and first performed in Chelsea in 1689. In Dido’s lament, “When I am laid in earth,” the music fuses perfectly with the words to express the character’s resignation. Purcell and Tate were drawing on their knowledge of Italian opera, with its customary use of lament as climax. John Playford, the most prominent music publisher of that day, wrote in 1698 of Purcell, who was at that point just three years dead, that he was “especially admired for … having a peculiar genius to express the energy of English words, whereby he moved the passions of all his auditors.” Less information
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By Henry Purcell for the instruments Piano, Organ, Voice in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Opera, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Voice in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Organ, Oboe, Voice, bass, Tenor, Choir, Alto in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Oboe, bass, Tenor, Choir, Alto in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Piano, Harp, Organ, Guitar, harpsichord, Cello, Flute, Oboe in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Opera, Free, Guitar tabs, Scores
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Piano, Voice, Low Voice in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Low Voice in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Piano, bass, Tenor, Choir, Alto, Voice High, Low Voice in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Guitar, Trumpet in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Guitar tabs, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Piano, Organ, Guitar, Voice, Horn, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Opera, Guitar tabs, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Piano, Viola in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Free, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Piano, Flute, violin, Choir, Trumpet, Saxophone in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Piano, Organ in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Piano in the genre Classical and category Renaissance, Baroque, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Piano in the genre Classical and category Renaissance, Baroque, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Piano, harpsichord in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Piano in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Free, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Piano in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Piano, Organ, Cello, Oboe, violin, Viola in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Choir in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Opera, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Choir in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Opera, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Choir in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Opera, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Choir in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Opera, Scores, English



Henry Purcell information
Henry Purcell
Country:
 United Kingdom
Name:
Henry
Surname:
Purcell
Gender:
Male
Born:
10 September 1659
Died:
21 November 1695
Age:
36
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