A Songe Called Trumpets (Parsons, Robert)


Sheet Music

Score and Parts

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Editor Allen Garvin
Publisher. Info. Dallas: Hawthorne Early Music, 2016.
Misc. Notes I used the Baldwin partbooks as my primary source, falling back to Add. 31390 for the tenor part, missing from Baldwin.
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General Information

Work Title A Songe Called Trumpets
Alternative. Title
Composer Parsons, Robert
Key F Ionian mode
First Publication. 1560s in British Library Add. 31390
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Renaissance
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation 6 instruments (SSTTBB)

Misc. Comments

According to Grove Music, the "technical problems set by De la court and The Songe called Trumpetts suggest that they were written for professional court musicians, with violinists very likely to be playing the upper parts."