The music in Dioclesian

an English opera (1690)
  • 139 Pages
  • 1.31 MB
  • English
Novello , Sevenoaks, Kent
Operas, Vocal scores with
Other titlesDioclesian
Statementthe drama adapted from Fletcher & Massinger"s The prophetess ; the music by Henry Purcell ; edited by Margaret Laurie ; vocal score
ContributionsLaurie, Margaret, 1935-, Fletcher, John, 1579-1625, Massinger, Philip, 1583-1640, Betterton, Thomas, 1635?-1710
LC ClassificationsM1503.P994 P8 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination1 vocal score (139 p.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26901377M
LC Control Number84756879

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Vocal score for Purcell's The Masque in Dioclesian or the Prophetess. Words by Thomas Betterton, edited by Frederick J. Bridge and John : Henry Purcell. Title The vocal and instrumental musick of the prophetess: or The history of Dioclesian Additional title: Dioclesian Names Purcell, Henry, (Composer) Rimbault, Edward F.(Edward Francis), (Former owner) Beaumont, Francis, (Attributed name) Carr, John, active (Bookseller) Betterton, Thomas.

(Librettist) Dates / Origin. Although both the complete libretto () and the full score () of Henry Purcell's first semi-opera The Prophetess: or, The History of Dioclesian have been preserved, the work has never been fully discussed. In this study its relationship to the play of the same name by John Fletcher and Philip Massinger (?) and in particular the Alterations and Additions After the Manner of an OPERA Pages: COVID Resources.

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He wrote a substantial amount of theater music, including one full opera (Dido and Aeneas), five semi-operas (Dioclesian, the Fairy Queen, the Indian Queen, King Arthur, and the Tempest), and a host of masques and incidental music for other plays. This recording includes all the music for Dioclesian, as well as the masque from Timon of Athens/5(3).

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DRAMATIC MUSIC. The Prophetess is a late Jacobean era stage play, a tragicomedy written by John Fletcher and Philip was initially published in the first Beaumont and Fletcher folio of Date and performance.

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Artemis Classics have combined and Vanguard performances of Henry Purcell's The Masque in Dioclesian and Dido and Aeneas for the first time into a single, no-frills two-disc package.

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Masques with music. Operas -- Librettos. View. COMPOSERS: Purcell LABELS: Chandos WORKS: Dioclesian PERFORMER: Catherine Pierard, James Bowman, John Mark Ainsley, Mark Padmore, Michael George; Collegium Musicum 90/Richard Hickox CATALOGUE NO: CHAN DDD Dioclesian is the first of the semi-operas that Purcell wrote in the s, a period that confirmed his reputation as England’s premier theatre.

Dioclesian, Z, Act 2: "Charon, the peaceful shade" (Woman) "Let all mankind the pleasure share" (Chorus, Soprano, Bass) (feat. English Baroque Soloists, Lynne Dawson, Gillian Fisher, Michael George & Monteverdi Choir).

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The music is varied and entertaining, and demonstrates Purcell’s infectious and unique melodic style. Also unique and infectious is the performance in this recording, Ayres for the Theatre, featuring the TAFELMUSIK BAROQUE ORCHESTRA and Music Director JEANNE LAMON.

Originally recorded inthis excellent rendition has stood the test of time.The book in question was, of course, the page full score of Purcell’s music for The Prophetess, or the History of Dioclesian, his first large-scale dra-matick opera, which had received its premiere on the Dorset Garden stage the previous June; the title page of his extravagant folio edition is.

A second book of this collection was printed in The second edition of the two books appeared in and respectively, and a third, of both together, in The rarity of this last edition would seem to imply that it was not a large or successful .