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Ode For The Duke Of Glouchester's Birthday 1695.

Publisher: Purcell Society Edition
Series: Purcell, Henry, Works
, Vol. 4

One of Purcell’s last pieces, Who Can From Joy Refrain? (Z 342) was written for the 6th birthday of Prince William, Duke of Gloucester, in June 1695. The Prince was said to enjoy the brash tone of the Trumpet, so the prominent Trumpet part was written especially for him. Introduction, list of…

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