The Fairy Queen, Z.629

The Fairy-Queen, Z. 629 is a 1692 masque (semi-opera) by Henry Purcell, to an anonymous libreto based on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Purcell wrote it three years before his death at age 35, and the lost score was only rediscovered early in the 20th century. Purcell did not set any of Shakespeare's text to music; instead he composed music for short masques in every act but the first. The play itself was also slightly modernised in keeping with seventeenth-century dramatic conventions. The masques are related to the play ... more

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The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Complete Suite
The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Complete score
The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Complete Score
The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Complete score
The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Complete Score
The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Complete score

Henry Purcell

Henry Purcell was an English organist and Baroque composer of secular and sacred music. Although Purcell incorporated Italian and French stylistic elements ...