Choice Psalmes Put into Musick (Lawes, Henry)

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Publisher. Info. London: James Young for Humphrey Moseley, 1648.
Misc. Notes Contains compositions by the brothers Henry and William Lawes; also includes several elegies/odes on the death of William Lawes, by John Jenkins, John Hilton, Simon Ives, Edmund Foster, John Cobb, John Taylor, and John Wilson.
The 9 Canons by William Lawes, for 3 and 4 voices, appear at the end of the continuo part.
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Work Title Choice Psalmes Put into Musick
Alternative. Title Choice psalmes put into musick, for three voices. The most of which may properly be sung by any three, with a Thorough Base. Composed by Henry and William Lawes, Brothers, and Servants to His Majestie. With diuers Elegies, set in musick by sev'rall friends, upon the death of William Lawes. At the end of the Thorough Base are added 9 Canons of 3 and 4 voices, made by William Lawes.
Composer Lawes, Henry
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 30 psalms by Henry Lawes, 30 psalms by William Lawes; various other compositions
First Publication. 1648
Language English, Latin
Dedication King Charles I of England
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices, continuo