The vocal and instrumental musick of the prophetess : or The history of Dioclesian

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Title
The vocal and instrumental musick of the prophetess : or The history of Dioclesian
Additional title: Dioclesian
Names
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695 (Composer)
Rimbault, Edward F.(Edward Francis), 1816-1876 (Former owner)
Beaumont, Francis, 1584-1616 (Attributed name)
Carr, John, active 1672-1695 (Bookseller)
Betterton, Thomas, 1635?-1710 (Librettist)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1691
Place: London
Publisher: Printed by J. Heptinstall, for the author, and are to be sold by John Carr, at his shop at the Middle-Temple Gate near Temple-Barr
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Drexel 4965
Topics
Masques with music
Operas
Incidental music
Genres
Scores
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Composed by Henry Purcell, organist of Their Majesties Chappel, and of St. Peters Westminster.
Statement of responsibility: Libretto by T. Betterton from Fletcher and Massinger's The prophetess (c.f. New Grove, 15:469); also attributed to F. Beaumont.
Biographical/historical: First performed in London at the Queen's Theatre, Dorset Garden, May 1690.
Content: "Advertisement" on page [175]; "Musick books sold by John Carr at the Middle-Temple-Gate" on page [176].
Ownership: Drexel 4965: Inside front cover contains annotation from several previous owners, the most prolific being Vincent Novello, who mentions having obtained the volume from a Mr. Picaut, an acquaintance of Samuel Wesley; Novello then inscribes the book to the Musical Antiquarian Society (Edward F. Rimbault), dated [18]40.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (173 p.) ; 36 cm.
Drexel 4965: 18th or 19th century binding.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 31040549
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19708444
Photo Order: 58010
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 85591100-4969-0135-920c-0338cebc6beb
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1659: Creator Born
  • 1691: Issued
  • 1695: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The vocal and instrumental musick of the prophetess " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1691. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6ccc5c40-4960-0135-5661-0bbfbde6227a

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The vocal and instrumental musick of the prophetess " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6ccc5c40-4960-0135-5661-0bbfbde6227a

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1691). The vocal and instrumental musick of the prophetess Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6ccc5c40-4960-0135-5661-0bbfbde6227a

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The vocal and instrumental musick of the prophetess