David Solomons

singer, one-man choir, guitarist and composer

Music for a While for alto flute and guitar

SM-000346739
Composer
Henry Purcell
Arranger
David W Solomons
Publisher
David W Solomons
Genre
Classical / Instrumental
Instrumentation
Alto Flute, Classical guitar
Scored for
Duo
Type of score
Score for two performers, Parts
Difficulty
Medium
Year of composition
2019

Description
One of several arrangements for melody instrument and classical guitar of Music for a While by Henry Purcell.
An ascending ground bass forms the basis of the piece, with melodic development layered above.
The pdf file contains the score and parts.
The sound sample is an electronic preview.
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The original words, by John Dryden, are:
"Music for a while
Shall all your cares beguile.
Wond'ring how your pains were eas'd
And disdaining to be pleas'd
Till Alecto free the dead
From their eternal bands,
Till the snakes drop from her head,
And the whip from out her hands."

Upload date
29 Jan 2019

Price

Sheet music file
8.00 USD
PDF, 301.8 Kb (7 p.)

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