Purcell: The Indian Queen ()

performed by , , , , , , , , ,
composed by Daniel Purcell, Henry Purcell

The Indian Queen was one of Henry Purcell's final works and may in fact have been left unfinished at his death. Defining the state of the text is complicated by the fact that the work is a so-called semi-opera, a defunct form that mixed spoken dialogue, singing, and dance; the function of the surviving music isn't always totally clear. For those reasons, the work hasn't often been recorded. Many of the individual numbers are splendid examples of Purcell's style, with his sparkling ensemble dances and exuberantly rhythmic ...

Track Listing

  • Music Details
  • Seller
Purcell: The Indian Queen
2015, Coro

UPC: 828021612923

CD

Select
Browse related Genres
+ Browse All Genres
Filter Results
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency