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[Now that the sun hath veiled his light]

[Now that the sun hath veiled his light]

Composer: Henry Purcell; Figured bass realized by: David Willcocks
Published in 1 hymnal

Composer: Henry Purcell

Henry Purcell, 10 September 1659(?)– 21 November 1695), was an English composer. Although incorporating Italian and French stylistic elements into his compositions, Purcell's legacy was a uniquely English form of Baroque music. He is generally considered to be one of the greatest English composers; no other native-born English composer approached his fame until Edward Elgar. Early life and career Purcell was born in St Ann's Lane Old Pye Street, Westminster. Henry Purcell Senior,whose older brother Thomas Purcell (d. 1682) was also a musician, was a gentleman of the Chapel Royal and sang at the coronation of King Charles II of England. Henry the elder had three sons: Edward, Henry and Daniel. Daniel Purcell (d. 1717), the youngest of… Go to person page >

Figured bass realized by: David Willcocks

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Tune Information

Composer: Henry Purcell
Figured bass realized by: David Willcocks
Incipit: 52234 56543 211
Notes: Commissioned for The Cambridge Hymnal
Key: G Major


Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

The Cambridge Hymnal #77

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