Henry Purcell

Sonata in D major


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Purcell's Sonata for Trumpet, Z. 850, for trumpet, two violins, viola, and basso continuo, is one of two such works by Purcell, the other being absorbed into the overture to the masque, Timon of Athens. Neither of these, however, is as representative of Purcell's music for trumpet as are the obbligato trumpet parts in ...