Music for Queen Mary II

From Wind Repertory Project
Henry Purcell

Henry Purcell (ed. King)


General Info

Year: 1695 / 1956
Duration: c. 4:50
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra and choir
Publisher: Robert King Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $18.10


Movements

1. March 1:15
2. Anthem - 1:40
3. Canzona 1:20


Instrumentation

Full Score
B-flat Trumpet
Horn in F I-II
Tuba


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Famous English composer, Henry Purcell (1659-1695) was a significant contributor to the Baroque music era. Perhaps his most famous and frequently performed work remains his Music for Queen Mary II.

Arranged for four-part brass choir by Robert King, Purcell's Music for Queen Mary II is made accessible and versatile. The work was originally composed for orchestra and choir for the funeral of Queen Mary II in 1695 and comprises a march, anthem and canzona.

- Program Note from publisher


Media

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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • University of Minnesota (Minneapolis) Symphonic Band (Jerry Luckhardt, conductor) - 15 April 2021
  • University of Minnesota (Minneapolis) Symphonic Band (Jerry Luckhardt, conductor) – 12 April 2018


Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • Purcell, H.; King, R. (1956). Music for Queen Mary II [score]. Robert King Music: North Easton, Mass.