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The Purcell Society Companion Series

In 2008 the Purcell Society launched a new Companion Series to complement the main Purcell Society Edition. This series features music by some of Purcell’s contemporaries – composers who were important influences on Purcell.

The Companion Series is available from Stainer & Bell.

The following six volumes are available.

1 – Louis Grabu: Albion and Albanius (2008)
2 – John Blow: Venus and Adonis (2008)
3 – Giovanni Battista Draghi: ‘From harmony’ (A Song for St Cecilia’s Day, 1687) (2011)
4 – Restoration Trio Sonatas (2012)
5 – Odes on the Death of Henry Purcell (2013)
6 – English Keyboard Music 1650–1695: Perspectives on Purcell (2018)

Further details are available in this brochure (PDF)