G.F. Handel: Spring (D+E) Voice/Piano

Books | Voice, Piano

Format: Sheet Music | Score

Henry Purcell (1659-1695) held numerous appointments at the Royal Court and Westminster Abbey, and is considered by many to be the greatest ever English-born composer. His prolific work covered all fields: orchestral, ecclesiastical, operatic, theatrical, incidental, and chamber music were all enriched by his output.

The Opera Ottone was written in 1723 for the Royal Academy of Music. The aria La Speranza e Guinta was chosen from it by Arthur Somervell as one of ten arias he arranged for Piano and Voice. It was re-titled Spring, with new English lyrics that bear no resemblance to the translation.

It is printed here in two different keys: in D for Low Voice and E for High Voice.

Published on: 04 October 2000
No of pages: 12
Language: English
Catalogue No: JC02480
 
     

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