The Married Beau, App. III, 20

Scope and Content

By Henry Purcell, arranged by Gustav Holst, dates of arrangement unknown, probably 1916-1918. Suite for strings and optional wind and percussion.

Score for strings, non-autograph (apart from two autograph dynamics marks on the first page), including Movement I: Overture, Movement II: Hornpipe, Movement III: Slow Air, Movement IV: Hornpipe, Movement V: Rondeau, Movement VI: Minuet, Movement VII: Boree and Movement VIII: Jig [18pp].

Title on the covering page of the score is 'The Old Bachelor'.

Conditions Governing Access

This material is made available under the standard conditions of the Britten-Pears Foundation. Readers will be required to produce proof of identity and to sign a Reader’s Undertaking form.

Related Material

See HOL/1/2/146/1-2 for published music for The Married Beau.

See also HOL/1/4/1/1-8 for other arrangements and transcriptions of other composers' works by Gustav Holst.