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Henry Purcell – ‘I’ll Sail Upon the Dog-Star’


One of eight songs Purcell contributed to the play A Fool’s Preferment, or The Three Dukes of Dunstable in 1688.

This album of harpsichord accompaniment tracks includes the following versions:


Pitch choices:

High voice (C major, original key): A=415 and A=440

Medium voice (B-flat): A=415, A=440

Low voice (G major): A=415 and A=440


Tempo choices:

Crotchet = 90

Crotchet = 100

Crotchet = 110

Crotchet = 120


Total tracks: 24

Backing Track: Purcell - ‘I’ll Sail Upon the Dog-Star’

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