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Battle Symphony

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Henry Purcell

Henry Purcell (arr. William A. Schaefer)


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General Info

Year: 1976
Duration: c. 7:50
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Piedmont Music Co.
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print.


Movements

1. Overture (from The Married Beau)
2. To arms (from Banduca)
3. The battle (from King Arthur)
4. Song of triumph (from King Arthur)
5. Finale : The Order of the Garter (from King Arthur)


Instrumentation

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Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The Battle Symphony is a suite of instrumental pieces from several Henry Purcell operas. Purcell himself did not write a work under this title.


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Gottschalk Music Center Concert Band (Modesto, Calif.) (Matthew Cover, conductor) – 8 June 2019 (Golden Gate Park, San Francisco)


Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Purcell, H.; Schaefer, W. (1976). Battle Symphony [score]. Piedmont Music: New York.