A Collection of Madrigals and Motetts (Gwilt, Joseph)




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Misc. Notes Transcribed for 4 Recorders - Soprano thru Greatbass as needed.
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Editor Joseph Gwilt
Engraver H. Beaumont
Publisher. Info. London: B. McMillan, for the editor, 1815.
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Work Title A Collection of Madrigals and Motets
Alternative. Title Title-page transcription
A Collection of Madrigals and Motetts, chiefly for four equal voices, by the most eminent composers of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries; the greater part of which have not been hitherto published in score. Carefully collated and extracted from the original editions in parts, by Joseph Gwilt, architect, F.S.A.
Composer Gwilt, Joseph
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 25 pieces:
1. Our Country Swains (Thomas Weelkes)
2. Happy Streams whose trembling fall (John Wilbye)
3. I wander up and down (John Bennett)
4. Veramente in Amore (Palestrina)
5. When Cloris heard (John Wilbye)
6. Hey trola, a Hunting Madrigal (Edward Piers)
7. Thus saith my Cloris bright (John Wilbye)
8. The Waitts (Jeremiah Savile)
9. Come again, sweet Love (John Dowland)
10. Loe Cuntrie Sports (Thomas Weelkes)
11. O vos omnes (T. L. da Vittoria)
12. It chaunced in Iconium (Christopher Tye)
13. Defyled is my Name (Robert Johnson)
14. Dame Venus hence to Paphos goe (Thomas Bateson)
15. As matchlesse Beauty (John Wilbye)
16. Heare the Voyce and Prayer (Thomas Tallis)
17. Sing loud, ye Nymphs (John Bennett)
18. Perche tormi il cor (Thomas Morley)
19. Cruel unkinde (John Bennett)
20. Thirsis, thy absence (John Farmer)
21. What can I do, my dearest (George Kirbye)
22. Thirsis, sleepest thou (John Bennett)
23. Fly not so swift (John Wilbye)
24. Whether to fast (Thomas Bateson)
25. False Love now shoot (Palestrina)
First Publication. 1815
Language mainly English, some Italian and Latin
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation 4 voices