One of four settings of a libretto by William Congreve (the others were by John Eccles, John Weldon and Gottfried Finger) as part of a composition, designed to kickstart English opera in 1701. Full of attractive music - with three very keenly characterised goddesses! - Purcell's setting deserves to be better known.
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Edited by William Russell.
Scoring: SSSTB soloists, SATB choir, 2 trumpets, timpani, 2 recorders, 4-part oboe band, strings, continuo.
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