Henry Purcell was an English composer. Although incorporating Italian and
French stylistic ... Between 1680 and 1688 Purcell wrote music for seven plays.
Purcell, the most important English composer of his time, composed music
covering a wide field: the church, the stage, the court, and private entertainment.
A profile of the English composer Henry Purcell. ... He composed a large number
of songs or "anthems" ... Music For The Funeral Of Queen Mary - March ...
Purcell spent much of his short life in the service of the Chapel Royal as a
composer, organist and singer. With considerable gifts as a composer, he wrote ...
Henry Purcell Biography - Henry Purcell was one of the most famous composers
... In addition to that he also wrote a lot of chamber music formed as trio sonatas ...
Find Henry Purcell biography and history on AllMusic - As England's greatest ...
Purcell also wrote much incidental music for stage productions, including that for
By his influence, Henry was admitted as one of the Children of the Chapel Royal.
That time, at the age of eight, he wrote his first music. After his voice broke in ...
As a composer Purcell wrote a number of works for the church and the monarchy
(Charles II, James II and Queen Mary). He composed a large number of songs ...
Like other English composers of the early Baroque period, Henry Purcell was not
... Purcell wrote songs on Charles II's death, music for James' coronation, and a ...
Henry Purcell also wrote music for the Anglican worship service. Baroque period
church music was usually ornate and polyphonic. Polyphony was music that ...