Purcell, Henry: The Fairy Queen. Rental
Edited by Bruce Wood and Andrew Pinnock
Full scores, choral scores, texts and instrumetal material
Duration: c.205 minutes (including complete play), c.130 minutes (music only)
For three soprano (or two soprano and one mezzo soprano), three countertenor, two tenor and two bass soloists* and SATB chorus, with two treble recorders, two oboes, two trumpets, timpani, instrumental bass (theorbo/bassoon(s)/bass recorder), strings and harpsichord continuo
*Minimum numbers of soloists required for a staged performance. For a concert performance, the minimum number of soloists required is two sopranos, two counter-tenors, one tenor and one bass (but more than one role in the same act will need to be doubled).