Henry Purcell, The Prophetess, or the History of Dioclesian [chaconne]

Scope and Content

From: [Various English airs for recorder]

"For 2 Fluttes and a Basse / 24 / Ground"

A chaconne from Henry Purcell's setting of "The Prophetess, or the History of Dioclesian", which was produced at Dorset Garden Theatre in June 1690. See also 442/39g, ff. 13v-14r. [FIN]

Key: c

Tempo: 3/4

Medium: rec