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Henry Purcell

Henry Purcell Composer

The Fairy Queen, Z.629 (semi-opera)

Performances: 64
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  • The Fairy Queen, Z.629 (semi-opera)
    Key: C
    Year: 1689
    Genre: Opera
    Pr. Instrument: Voice
    • Prelude
      • 1.First Musick: Prelude and Hornpipe
        • 1a.First Musick: Prelude
        • 1b.First Musick: Hornpipe
      • 2.Second Musick: Air and Rondeau
        • 2a.Second Musick: Air
        • 2b.Second Musick: Rondeau
      • 3.Overture: Grave and Canzona
    • Act 1
      • 4.Prelude and Aria: Come, come, come, let us leave the town
      • 5.Prelude, Aria and Chorus ('Scene of the Drunken Poet'): Fill up the bowl!
      • 6.First Act Tune: Jig
    • Act 2
      • 7.Prelude and Aria: Come all ye songsters of the sky
      • 8a.Prelude
      • 8b.Trio: May the God of Wit inspire
      • 8c.Echo
      • 9.Chorus: Now joyn your warbling voices all
      • 10a.Song and 10b.Chorus: Sing while we trip it on the Green
      • 10c.A Dance of Fairies
      • 11.Prelude and Aria: See, even Night herself is here ('Night')
      • 12.Aria: I am come to lock all fast ('Mystery')
      • 13.Prelude and Aria: One charming Night ('Secresie')
      • 14.Aria and Chorus: Hush, no more, be silent all ('Sleep')
      • 15.A dance for the followers of night
      • 16.Second Act Tune: Air
    • Act 3
      • 17.Prelude, Aria and Chorus: If Love's a sweet passion
      • 18.Overture: Symphony while the swans come forward
      • 19.Dance for the Fairies
      • 20.Dance for the Green Men
      • 21.Aria: Ye gentle spirits of the air, appear
      • 22.Dialogue between Coridon and Mopsa: Now the maids and the men
      • 23.Aria: When I have often heard ('A nymph')
      • 24a.Dance of Haymakers
      • 25.Aria and Chorus: A thousand thousand ways we'll find
      • 26.Third Act Tune: Hornpipe
    • Act 4
      • 27.Symphony: Sonata while the sun rises
      • 28.Aria and Chorus: Now the Night is chas'd away
      • 29.Duet: Let the Fifes, and the Clarions
      • 30.Entry of Phoebus
      • 31.Prelude and Aria: When a cruel long Winter; 32.Chorus: Hail! Great Parent of us all
        • 31.Prelude and Aria: When a cruel long Winter
        • 32.Chorus: Hail! Great Parent of us all
      • 33.Prelude and Aria: Thus the ever Grateful Spring
      • 34.Prelude and Aria: Here's the Summer, Sprightly, Gay
      • 35.Prelude and Aria: See my many Colour'd Fields
      • 36.Prelude and Aria: Now Winter comes Slowly
      • 37.Reprise Chorus: Hail! Great Parent of us all
      • 38.Fourth Act Tune: Air
    • Act 5
      • 39.Prelude
      • 39a.Juno's Aria: Thrice happy lovers ('Epithalamium')
      • 40.The Plaint: O let me weep
      • 41.Entry Dance
      • 42.Symphony
      • 43.Song of the Chinese Man: Thus the gloomy world
      • 44.Song of the Chinese Woman and Chorus: Thus happy and free
      • 45.Ground and Song of the Chinese Man: Yes, Daphne, in your looks I find
      • 46.Monkeys' Dance
      • 47.Song: Hark how all things
      • 48.Song and Chorus: Hark now the Echoing Air
      • 49.Duet and Chorus: Sure the dull God of Marriage
      • 50a.Prelude
      • 50b.Hymen's Aria: See, see, I obey
      • 55.Duet: Turn then thine Eyes
      • 56.Hymen's Aria: My Torch, indeed
      • 57.Trio: They shall be as happy
      • 58.Air
      • 59.Chorus: They shall be as happy
      • 60.Chaconne: Dance for Chinese Man and Woman

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