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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


  • Purcell, Henry, 1658 or 9-1695.

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Edition Notes

StatementForword by Sir Jack Westrup.
LC ClassificationsML410.P93 M6
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 223 p.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5843025M
LC Control Number61066072

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Read the full-text online edition of Henry Purcell & the Restoration Theatre (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Henry Purcell & the Restoration This book is a study of Purcell's operas, works of great musical stature which, with the exception of Dido and Aeneas, are almost unknown. HENRY PURCELL AND RESTORATION THEATRE By Robert Etheridge Moore - Hardcover *Excellent Condition*. A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard covers. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, and no underlining Seller Rating: % positive.   An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Henry Purcell & the Restoration theatre by Moore, Robert Etheridge, Publication date Topics Purcell, Henry, , Opera Publisher Cambridge, Mass Pages: Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Moore, Robert Etheridge, Henry Purcell & the restoration theatre.

Henry Purcell & the Restoration theatre.. [Robert Etheridge Moore] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert Etheridge Moore. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Equal But Different Propedeutica de Teologia Ortodoxa Mouse Magic Live! Full text of "Henry Purcell & the Restoration theatre". This book was the first comprehensive survey of Purcell's dramatic music. It is concerned as much with the London theatre world - playhouses, poets, actors, singers, producers - as with the music itself. Purcell wrote music for more than fifty plays of various types, most of them produced at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, between and   This book is primarily about Purcell's music, and is extremely light on the biographical material. Each chapter covers a single genre, such as vocal music, odes, theatre music, etc. However, even though I was not terribly familiar with Purcell or his works, I still found this book /5(1).

Henry Purcell, (born c. , London, England—died Novem , London), English composer of the middle Baroque period, most remembered for his more than songs; a tragic opera, Dido and Aeneas; and his incidental music to a version of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream called The Fairy l, the most important English composer of his time, composed music covering. Robert Etheridge Moore Henry Purcell and the Restoration Theatre. Greenwood Press Reprint, ; ISBN ; pages Price indication: $ Discovery First Henry Purcell (First Discovery: Music S.) Moonlight Publishing, ; ISBN ; 30 pages Price indication: $ Purcell's Dido and Aeneas stands as the greatest operatic achievement of seventeenth-century England, and yet, despite its global renown, it remains cloaked in mystery. The date and place of its first performance cannot be fixed with precision, and the absolute accuracy of the surviving scores, which date from almost years after the work was written, cannot be assumed. Most of Purcell's theatre music was written between and (the year of his death), and within that relatively brief period he supplied music for more than forty plays. Much of the instrumental music was published in , when the composer's widow compiled A Collection of Ayres, Compos'd for the Theatre, and upon Other Occasions.