Psalms and Hymns in Solemn Musick (Playford, John)


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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: W. Godbid, J. Playford, 1671.
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General Information

Work Title Psalms and Hymns in Solemn Musick
Alternative. Title Psalms & hymns in solemn musick of foure parts on the common tunes to the psalms in metre. ; Also Six Hymns for One Voice to the Organ ; ... six Divine Songs for One Voice to the Organ, Lute, or Viol.
Composer Playford, John
First Publication. 1671
Librettist George Herbert and others
Language English
Dedication William Sancroft, dean of St. Paul's
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation ATTB voices, with or without organ; voice, continuo (unfigured - organ, lute, or viol)

Misc. Comments

All composed or arranged by Playford, except the concluding Gloria Patri, 'Composed by my worthy Friend, Benjamin Rogers, Doctor in Musick'.