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Peerson, Martin: Complete Works 4: Mottects or Grave Chamber Musique (1630) (Richard Rastall): AB06. Set of seven instrumental parts.

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Peerson, Martin: Complete Works 4: Mottects or Grave Chamber Musique (1630) (Richard Rastall): AB06. Set of seven instrumental parts.
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Published in 1630, this is the earliest song-book by any composer setting the work of one named poet: Fulke Greville, first Lord Brooke (1554ÔÇô1628), a favourite of Queen Elizabeth and King James I. The first twenty-one songs, in five parts, set verses f
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Published in 1630, this is the earliest song-book by any composer setting the work of one named poet: Fulke Greville, first Lord Brooke (1554ÔÇô1628), a favourite of Queen Elizabeth and King James I. The first twenty-one songs, in five parts, set verses from his Caelica sonnets, a large collection which he worked on for much of his life. The last four, in five and six parts, are two settings of a lament by an unidentified poet (perhaps Peerson himself?) on BrookeÔÇÖs own death. Some of the settings are madrigalian in styleÔÇöand prone to harmonic surprisesÔÇöwhile others resemble Peerson's sacred verse songs. The title-page describes the songs as ÔÇÿall fit for Voyces and VialsÔÇÖ, and Peerson also supplied an organ continuo part including his own version of figured bass (reproduced in the edition). Set of seven instrumental parts, ISMN 979-0-57039-155-4. A score is also available.
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Catalogue No. 9790570391554
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