Henry Purcell
(1659 - 1695)

Purcell : The Old bachelor : illustration

The Old bachelor
(String or reed band)
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Overture - 2. Hornpipe - 3. Slow aire - 4. Hornpipe - 5. Rondeau - 6. Minuett - 7. Boree - 8. March - 9. Jigg

This set comes from "A collection of ayres, compos'd for the theatre" pub. J. Heptinstal for Frances Purcell soon after the composer's death. Conceived for strings, but also suitable for wind bands.