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Purcell Suite, A

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Henry Purcell

Henry Purcell (arr. Boyd)


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General Info

Year:
Duration: c. 4:55
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Ludwig Masters

Cost: Score and Parts - $35.00   |   Score Only - $1).00


Movements

1. Prelude - 1:54
2. Adagio - 1:41
3. Finale - 1:22


Instrumentation

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Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Freely adapted from two works for recorder and continuo, this three-movement musical gem for young band was fashioned by master arranger John Boyd. This arrangement uses nice contrasts in the different wind families.

-Program Note from publisher


Media


State Ratings

  • Florida: II
  • Louisiana: I
  • Maryland: III


Performances

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Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music. "Henry Purcell." Accessed 8 January 2015.
  • Smith, Norman E. (2002). Program Notes for Band. Chicago: GIA Publications, pp. 489.
  • Kreines, Joseph, and Robert Hansbrough (2014). Music for Concert Band: A Selective Annotated Guide to Band Literature. Delray Beach, Fla.: Meredith Music Publications:, pp. 17.