Files made using Chris Hills's MidiPlay

Henry Purcell

King Arthur
or The British Worthy

This page is Acts 1 and 2. Acts 3 and 4 are on the next page,
Act 5 the page after that.

If you know of a Website from which can freely and lawfully be downloaded a printable Vocal score for this Work, even though it may not be exactly the same as the one used to make the Midi Files below, please let me know the address.

There is an excellent performance of this Work by BarokOpera Amsterdam, Frederique Chauvet, direction, on YouTube starting here.

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

King Arthur, or The British Worthy - Acts 1 and 2
UNemphasized Soprano  Alto  Tenor  Bass  Soprano 2  Alto 2 Tenor 2  Bass 2
First Music - Chaconne None None None None None None None None
Second Music - Overture None None None None None None None None
Air None None None None None None None None
Overture None None None None None None None None
Act 1
5: Woden, first to thee,
. . We have sacrificed
6: A white horse neigh'd aloud
. . To Woden thanks we render
7: The lot is cast,
yes yes yes yes As 1 As 1 As 1 As 1
8: Brave souls, to be renown'd in story. yes yes yes yes As 1 As 1 As 1 As 1
9: I call, I call you all to Woden's Hall. yes yes yes yes
10: Come if you dare.
. . . First Act Tune
yes yes yes yes As 1 As 1 As 1 As 1
Act 2, Scene 1
12: Hither, this way. yes yes yes yes As 1 As 1 As 1 As 1
13: Let not a moonborn elf mislead ye
. . . Hither, this way.
yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
15: Come follow me. yes yes yes yes yes As 1 As 1 As 1
Act 2, Scene 2
16: How blest are shepherds, how happy their lasses. yes yes yes yes As 1 As 1 As 1 As 1
17: Symphony
. . . Shepherd, shepherd leave decoying
None None None None None None None None
18: Come shepherds, lead up a lively measure yes yes yes yes As 1 As 1 As 1 As 1
SecondAct tune: Air None None None None None None None None

That's the end of Act 2. Acts 3 and 4 are on the next page
Act 5 is on the page following that.

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Files originally uploaded in Jul/19.