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Henry Purcell

Celebrate this festival - Birthday Ode for Queen Mary

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There is an excellent performance of this Work by the King's Consort (Robert King) on YouTube starting here.

Here is a "clickable" Table of the available Midi Files for this Work.

Celebrate this festival - Birthday Ode for Queen Mary
UNemphasized Soprano  Alto  Tenor  Bass 
 1: Symphony None None None None
 2: Celebrate this festival yes yes yes yes
 3: Britain now, thy cares beguile yes yes yes yes
 4: 'Tis sacred, bid the trumpet cease yes yes yes yes
 5: Crown the altar, deck the shrine None None None None
 6: Expected Spring at last is come yes yes yes yes
 7: April who till now has mourned None None None None
 8: Departing, thus, thus, you'll hear None None None None
 9: Happy, happy, happy realm None None None None
10: While, for a righteous cause None None None None
11: Symphony. Return fond Muse yes 1 yes 2 yes 1 yes 2 yes 1 yes 2 yes 1 yes 2
12: Kindly treat Maria's day yes yes yes yes

That's the end of the Work.

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Files originally uploaded in Jun/22.