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Henry Purcell

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Z570 • “The Moor's Revenge”

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In addition to his "semi-operas," Purcell composed incidental music for ten plays. Although opera made slow progress in seventeenth century England, music played an important part in the theater, plays invariably including not only songs, but also short orchestral pieces to call the audiences' attention to the start of... read more

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