Description: Festival Rondeau from Abdelazer, a play by Aphra Behn. This music was made famous by Benjamin Britten who used it as the theme for the variations and fugue in Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra. The fugue was used in the film Moonrise Kingdom. Quintet for 2 Clarinets and 3 Bassoons
Skill Level: 5 out of 9
Composed by: Henry Purcell (1659 to 1695).
Henry Purcell is thought to be the best English composer of his time. Not until the twentieth century did an English composer display his talent.
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