A Purcell Organ Album

A Purcell Organ Album
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Bar Code:  9780193365698
Part Number:  9780193365698
Brand:  Oxford University Press


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This is a marvellous collection of pieces by Henry Purcell newly arranged for the organ by concert organist Martin Setchell. Purcell's music works perfectly on the organ, and a number of his pieces have long been popular with players. This volume brings together all those must-have pieces - the trumpet tunes, rondeau from Abdelazer, and so on - and combines these with a wonderful selection of lesser-known pieces from across Purcell's work. There are sprightly curtain tunes and hornpipes from the stage pieces, lovely reflective songs and airs, and a wide range of dances and chaconnes. The result is a set of pieces with wide and varied church and concert use, perfectly accessible to intermediate players. Publication in 2009 coincides with the 350th anniversary of the composer's birth, and the volume makes a valuable addition to any organist's repertoire.

Trumpet Tunes
Symphony to Act V, from The Fairy Queen
Trumpet Air, from The Indian Queen
Trumpet Tune: Act V Consort, from King Arthur
Trumpet Tune, from Dioclesian
Trumpet Tune
Trumpet Tune, called the Cibell
Trumpet Tune: Warlike Consort, from King Arthur
Trumpet Tune, from The Indian Queen
Airs and Dances
Symphony and Chorus, from Come ye Sons of Art
If love's a sweet passion, from The Fairy Queen
How blest are shepherds, from King Arthur
Shepherd, shepherd leave decoying, from King Arthur
Fairest Isle, from King Arthur
When I am laid in earth, from Dido and Aeneas
Air, from King Arthur
Here's the summer, sprightly, gay, from The Fairy Queen
Hornpipe, from Amphitryon
Bourrée, from Amphitryon
Third Act Tune: Rondeau, from Abdelazar
Minuett, from The Double Dealer
Aire: Second Music, from Bonduca
Round thy coast, from King Arthur
Second Act Tune: Air, from The Fairy Queen
First Act Tune: Jig, from The Fairy Queen
Dance for the Fairies, from The Fairy Queen
Rondeau, from The Fairy Queen
Chaconne: Dance for Chinese Man and Woman, from The Fairy Queen