Purcell, Henry (1659 - 1695)
The source is a printed edition of the score by J. Heptinstall (London1691), Nanki Music Library at Digital Nanki Auditorium (J-Tn), Tokio, Japan. This edition collects 25 instrumental pieces from Dioclesian.
Source is an eighteenth-century volume containing one of the earliest surviving manuscripts of “Dido and Aeneas”, comprising a manuscript full score, in a scribal hand, entitled “Dido and Aeneas, a Masque, by Henry Purcell, 1677. Aetatis 19, from a corrected copy in the hands of Saml Howard Mus: D”, Ms M3 .P9 v.3, Indiana University Bloomington Libraries.