Why, why are all the muses mute, Z.343 (Purcell, Henry)

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Publisher. Info. Canberra Baroque, 2020.
Misc. Notes Welcome song for James II, 1685
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General Information

Work Title Why, why are all the muses mute
Alternative. Title Welcome Song
Composer Purcell, Henry
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Z.343
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHP 145
Key D minor
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1685
First Performance. 1685/10
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 28 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 2 sopranos, alto, tenor, 2 basses (solo); mixed chorus (SSATB), strings, continuo