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Music for a While is one of the best-known tunes written by the English Baroque composer Henry Purcell. First published...
Dido's Lament: sadness and simplicity of Purcell's best-known song
When I Am Laid In Earth or Dido's Lament is probably one of the saddest songs of the Baroque era, written by the English...
Abdelazer: Purcell's suite for the failed play gained popularity thanks to Britten's arrangement for children
Abdelazer, or The Moor's Revenge, is a 1676 play by Aphra Behn who is considered to be one of the first known English...
Exceptional sensibility of consort music from the traveling maestro of the Stuart era
John Jenkins (1592–1678), lutenist and string player, was the most eminent composer of the Stuart and Commonwealth eras...
Nameless trumpet sonata credited to Purcell after years of debate
Henry Purcell, the most prominent English figure of the Baroque era, covered a wide field of genres, producing music for...
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