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Come Ye Sons Of Art

Come Ye Sons Of Art

Ode for the Birthday of Queen Mary, 1694


  • Instrumentation: mixed choir (SATB), soloists (SAAB) and orchestra
  • Edition: score, (= vocal score)
  • Language: English
  • Order No.: ED 10302
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Incl. VAT and excl. shipping Weight: 0.15 kg

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Description
This ode is the last of six birthday pieces that Purcell composed for Queen Mary, wife of William III. It was performed for the 33rd birthday of the Queen on April 30, 1694. The queen died in December of the same year. The poet of the shallow, conventionally flattering text is unknown. It took a genius like Purcell to make this brilliant work out of it.

The edition is part of the Trinity syllabus 2007 (grade performer's certificate)
Details
Binding: Saddle stitching
Difficulty: easy
ISMN: 979-0-2201-0199-1
Performance duration: 30'0"
Publisher: Schott Music Ltd., London
instrumentation: 2 Blockflöten, 2 Oboen, 2 Trompeten, Pauken, Streicher, Basso continuo
page number: 42
This ode is the last of six birthday pieces that Purcell composed for Queen Mary, wife of William III. It was performed for the 33rd birthday of the Queen on April 30, 1694. The queen died in December of the same year. The poet of the shallow, conventionally flattering text is unknown. It took a genius like Purcell to make this brilliant work out of it.

The edition is part of the Trinity syllabus 2007 (grade performer's certificate)
Binding: Saddle stitching
Difficulty: easy
ISMN: 979-0-2201-0199-1
Performance duration: 30'0"
Publisher: Schott Music Ltd., London
instrumentation: 2 Blockflöten, 2 Oboen, 2 Trompeten, Pauken, Streicher, Basso continuo
page number: 42
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