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Triumphs of Oriana

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Coll. of Eng. madrigals in 5 and 6 parts by various composers, ed. by Morley in honour of Elizabeth I and dated 1601 but issued only after her death in 1603. Modelled on It. Trionfo di ...

Triumphs of Oriana, The

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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... of Oriana, The ( 1601 ), A collection of 29 madrigals by Morley , Weelkes , Gibbons , and others, published by Thomas Morley in 1603 though it was due to appear in 1601 . It is dedicated to Queen Elizabeth , who is eulogized in the refrain ‘Long live fair Oriana’ which appears in all but three of the madrigals, mirroring the ‘Viva la bella Dori’ of Il trionfo di Dori ( 1592 ) upon which it is...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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... of Oriana, The Collection of English madrigals in 5 and 6 parts by various composers, ed. by Morley in honour of Elizabeth I and dated 1601 but issued only after her death in 1603 . Modelled on It. Trionfo di Dori 1592 . In first edn 24 composers were incl., as follows; Michael East ( Hence Stars ); Daniel Norcome ( With Angel’s Face ); John Mundy ( Lightly she Tripped ); Ellis Gibbons ( ong live fair Oriana ); John Benet ( All Creatures now are Merry‐minded ); John Hilton ( Fair Oriana, beauty’s Queen ); George Marson ( The...

Triumphs of Oriana

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Coll. of Eng. madrigals in 5 and 6 parts by various composers, ed. by Morley in honour of Elizabeth I and dated 1601 but issued only after her death in 1603. Modelled on It. Trionfo di Dori 1592. In ...
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...Triumphes of Oriana, The . A collection of 25 English madrigals for five and six voices by Morley , Weelkes , and 21 others, published by Morley in 1601 . It is assumed to be in praise of Elizabeth I , each piece ending with the line ‘Long live fair Oriana’, a feature modelled on the Italian collection Il trionfo di Dori ( 1592...

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 Lisley

John Lisley  

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

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