Henry Purcell
(1659 - 1695)

Purcell : The Virtuous wife : illustration

The Virtuous wife
(String or reed band)
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Page 1 of 18
Overture - 2. Song tune - 3. Slow aire - 4. Aire - 5. Preludio - 6. Hornpipe - 7. Minuett - 8. Minuett - 9. (?)Boree

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.