|Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's||?? airs, songs and dialogues:|
|Genre Categories||Airs; Songs; For voice, continuo; For voices with continuo; Scores featuring the voice; Scores with basso continuo; For 2 voices; For unaccompanied voices; For 2 voices, continuo; For voice, mixed chorus, continuo; For voices and chorus with continuo; Scores featuring mixed chorus; For 2 voices, mixed chorus, continuo; For 1 voice; English language; Italian language|
⇒ 5 more: Book 1 • Book 2 • Book 3 • Book 4 • Book 5
|Work Title||Choice Ayres, Songs, and Dialogues|
|Alternative. Title||Choice Ayres & Songs To sing to the theorbo-lute, or bass-viol. Being the most newest ayres and songs.|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||None [force assignment]|
|Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's||?? airs, songs and dialogues:
|Librettist||Various, mostly unattributed. Includes
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Baroque|
|Instrumentation||voice, continuo (theorbo or bass viol); 2 voices; 2 voices, continuo; voice, chorus, continuo; 2 voices, chorus, continuo; voice solo|
Named composers: Pelham Humfrey, Alphonso Marsh, Alphonso Marsh junior, William Gregory, Robert Smith, John Banister, James Hart, William Turner, Nicholas Staggins, Mr Thomas Stafford, Thomas Farmer, John Playford, Henry Purcell, Roger Hill, John Jackson, Isaac Blackwell, Mr Twist, Matthew Locke, Mr Francis Forcer, Simon Pack, John Blow, John Moss, James Cobb, Mr Grabue/Graboe, Benjamin Wallington, John Reading, Christopher Gibbons, Mr Abel (probably John Abell), Captain Packe (probably Simon Pack), Dr Benjamin Rogers, Charles Taylor, Thomas Tudway, Nicholas Lanier, Christopher Fishburne, Robert King, Senior Damasene, Senior Baptist (probably Giovanni Battista Draghi), Richard Croone, John Roffey, Thomas Kingsley.
Includes elegies on the deaths of Matthew Locke (d.1677), Pelham Humfrey (d.1674), the Earl of Rochester (d.1680).