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King Arthur (PurcellH)

King Arthur

Choruses

SATB+piano

Music: HENRY PURCELL
Edited: EDWARD TAYLOR

Jean-Charles Malahieude, 2012

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Note: Some movements have a page or two of soloists between chorus sections. I have replaced the solo sections with 2 bars rest.

1 We have sacrificed

1b Brave souls, to be renowned

1c To Woden’s Hall

1d Come, if you dare

2a Hither, this way bend (from 5 bars before chorus entry)

2b Come follow me

2c We brethren of air (omitting most repeats)

2d Shepherd leave decoying

3a See we assemble

3b ’Tis love that has warmed us

4a How happy the lover (from 8 bars before soloist entry)

4b No joys are above

5a Round thy coasts

5b Our natives not alone appear