Prelude and Fanfare from the Fairy Queen

Composer: 
Henry Purcell
Arranger: 
Catalog numbers: 

SMC ST220/ HL 3774831

Price: 
$17.95
Duration (minutes): 
6
Detailed Instrumentation: 
Brass Choir: 3 Bb Trumpets, 3 F Horns, 3 Trombone, Timpani
This arrangement of the prelude and fanfare for brass choir from "The Fairy-Queen" (1692; Purcell catalogue number Z.629) is a masque or semi-opera by Henry Purcell; a "Restoration spectacular".  The libretto is an anonymous adaptation of William Shakespeare's wedding comedy "A Midsummer Night's Dream".