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Triumphs of Oriana

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Edward Johnson

Edward Johnson  

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(fl. 1570–1602).Eng. composer of madrigals, virginals pieces (3 in Fitzwilliam Virginal Book) and psalm‐tunes. Contrib. 6‐part madrigal Come, blessed byrd, to The Triumphs of Oriana. Employed as ...
Francis Pilkington

Francis Pilkington  

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(b c.1570; d Chester, 1638).Eng. composer. Lay clerk, Chester Cath., from 1602, later clergyman, and precentor of the cath. from 1623. Wrote songs with lute or viola da gamba (1605), 2 sets of ...
A Garland for the Queen

A Garland for the Queen  

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Collection of songs for unacc. mixed ch. by 10 Brit. composers to texts by 10 contemporary Brit. poets written to celebrate coronation of Elizabeth II in 1953 (in emulation of The Triumphs of Oriana ...
George Kirbye

George Kirbye  

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(d Bury St Edmunds, Oct. 1634).English composer. He spent much of his life in the household of Sir Robert Jermyn of Rushbrooke in Suffolk. His collection of madrigals (London ...
Giovanni Croce

Giovanni Croce  

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(b Chioggia, c.1558; d Venice, 1609).It. composer and priest. Choirmaster St Mark's, Venice, from 1603, having been deputy for 12 years. Wrote masses and motets (pubd. in Venice between 1594 and ...
John Bennet

John Bennet  

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(b c.1575; fl.1599–1614).Eng. (probably Lancastrian) composer of madrigals, whose first book, for 44 vv., pubd. 1599, refers in preface to his youth. Remembered for All creatures now are ...
John Farmer

John Farmer  

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(b c.1570; fl. 1591–1601).Eng. madrigal composer. Org., Christ Church, Dublin, 1595–9. Lived in London from 1599. Contrib. to The Triumphs of Oriana.
John Hilton

John Hilton  

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(b c.1560; d Cambridge, 1608).Eng. composer and organist. Counterten., Lincoln Cath. 1584. Org., Trinity Coll., Cambridge, from 1594. Wrote anthems and madrigals, latter incl. Fair Oriana, Beauty's ...
John Lisley

John Lisley  

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(fl. 17th cent.).Eng. composer. Madrigal Fair Cytherea incl. in The Triumphs of Oriana.
John Milton

John Milton  

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(b Stanton St John, nr Oxford, c.1563; d London, March 1647).English amateur composer, father of the poet John Milton. He was educated at Oxford and later became a member ...
John Mundy

John Mundy  

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(bc.1555; d Windsor, 29 June 1630).English composer, son of William Mundy. He worked as an organist at St George's Chapel, Windsor, from c.1585 until his death. He was awarded ...
John Wilbye

John Wilbye  

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(1574–1638),English composer, with Weelkes, the most important of the English madrigalists who followed the lead given by Morley in 1593 and 1594. He published two sets of madrigals (1598, 1609) and ...
Michael Cavendish

Michael Cavendish  

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(bc.1565; d London, ?5 July 1628).English gentleman-composer, related to the Cavendishes of Chatsworth and Hardwick, and later a courtier to Prince Charles, son of James I. His secular works ...
Michael East

Michael East  

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(bc.1580; d Lichfield, 1648).English church musician and composer. He contributed a madrigal to Morley's anthology The Triumphes of Oriana in 1601, five years before taking the degree of B.Mus. ...
Richard Carlton

Richard Carlton  

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(bc.1558; d?1638).English cleric and composer. A graduate of Cambridge University, he was vicar of St Stephen's church, Norwich, and a minor canon at Norwich Cathedral, where he took responsibility ...
Richard Nicholson

Richard Nicholson  

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(b c.1570; d Oxford, 1639).Eng. composer and organist. Org. and choirmaster Magdalen Coll., Oxford, from 1595. First prof. of mus., Oxford Univ., 1626–39. Wrote madrigals, motets, and Joan, quoth ...
Robert Jones

Robert Jones  

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(b c.1570; d c.1615).Eng. composer and lutenist. Wrote 5 sets of ‘songs and ayres’ and set of madrigals. Contributed Fair Oriana to The Triumphs of Oriana (1601).
Thomas Bateson

Thomas Bateson  

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(b c.1570; d Dublin, 1630).Eng. organist and composer of madrigals. Org., Chester Cath. and Christ Church Cath., Dublin. Pubd. 2 sets of madrigals, 1604 (29 items) and 1618 (30). Contrib. to The ...
Thomas East

Thomas East  

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(b c.1550; d London, 1608).London mus. publisher. Issued Byrd's psalms, sonnets, and songs (1588), works by other madrigalists (Morley, Mundy, and Wilbye), and 4‐part settings of psalms (1592). ...
Thomas Hunt

Thomas Hunt  

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(fl. early 17th cent.).Eng. composer of church music, etc. Contributed madrigal Hark, did you ever hear so sweet a singing? to The Triumphs of Oriana (1601).

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