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40 Songs - Complete - Low

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A fantastic collection of songs by the acknowledged master of the English Baroque, Henry Purcell. The forty songs within this volume are for Low Voice and Piano and reveal his exceptional skill in mixing dramatic texts and verses with wonderful examples of English Baroque composition. This volume has been edited and with insights of the figured bass, by Sergius Kagen.

ABRSM Grade 5 Singing Syllabus from 2018, List A:

  • A16: Purcell. Fairest isle (Venus' Song) (from King Arthur, Z.628)
  • A17: Purcell. I attempt from love's sickness to fly (from The Indian Queen, Z.630)

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40 Songs - Complete - Low

  • Composer/Author: Purcell, Henry
  • Instrumentation: Voice & Piano
  • Contents:

    Contents Listing

    • Kagen, Sergius, ed.
    • We sing to him
    • Music for while
    • Ah how pleasant tis Love
    • Thrice happy Lovers
    • Sweeter than Roses
    • What can we poor Females do
    • Fairest Isle
    • If music be the Food of Love (1+3rd version)
    • I saw that you were grown so high
    • Man is for the Woman made
    • From rosy Bowers
    • Ah Belinda I am prest
    • Thy Hand Belinda when I am laid in Earth
    • What shall I do
    • Your awful Voice
    • More Love and more disdain
    • Since from my Dear
    • The blessed Virgin's Expostulation
    • The fatal Hour
    • I'll sail upon the Dog Star
    • Silvia now your Scorn
    • Tis nature's Voice
    • Bess of Bedlam
    • Cease o my sad Soul
    • Strike the Viol
    • Lord what is Man
    • Sound the Trumpet
    • Hark the ech'in Air
    • Not all my Torments
    • O lead me to some peaceful Gloom
    • Sweet be no longer sad
    • I attempt from Love's Sickness to fly
    • An evening Hymn
    • There's not a Swain on the Plain
    • Nymphs and Shepherds
    • Hark how all Things
    • Come all ye Songsters
    • The Queen's Epicedium
    • The Knotting Song

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