Musica Antiqua (Smith, John Stafford)

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Editor John Stafford Smith
Publisher. Info. London: Preston, 1812.
Misc. Notes Dedication dated April 1812
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Work Title Musica Antiqua
Alternative. Title Title-page transcription
Musica Antiqua. A Selection of Music of this and other Countries, from the Commencement of the Twelfth to the beginning of the Eighteenth Century; Comprizing some of the earliest and most curious Motetts, Madrigals, Hymns, Anthems, Songs, Lessons & Dance Tunes, some of them now First Published from Manuscripts and Printed works of great rarity & value. The Whole calculated to shew the original sources of the Melody & Harmony of this Country; & to Exhibit the different Styles & Degrees of Improvement of the Several Periods. Selected and Arranged by John Stafford Smith, Organist to His Majesty.
Composer Smith, John Stafford
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 volumes
Volume 1
Te Deum laudamus - by Claudio Merulo
[Sumer is icumen in] Summer is come in
Faus semblaunt
Ave mitis ave pia
Dance tune (from Douce MS)
Fowles in the frith
Chaconne for Queen Anne's birthday - by James Paisible
Parti de mal / Parted from sin (from Harleian MS 1717)
On ne sauroit mon pensé - by Thomas Erars Coronèe ; Coutume est bien ; Je resous de me partir and Qui plus aime plus endure - by the King of Navarre ; Quand Nord et gele et froidure by Gaces Brulez ; Le nouveau tems - by Chastelins de Courci ; Haute esperance garnie - by Perrin Dangecourt ; Au main par en ajournant - by Thiebaur de Blason ; Roi de Navarre - by Messieurs Tierres ; Dame l'on dit que l'on meurt bien - by the King of Navarre ; Bon amour qui son repaire - by Jehan Erars
Sing we to this mery company
Nowell nowell tydyngs gode
Benyng lady blessed mote
Mervele not Iosep on Mary mylde
Nowelle nowell
A the syghes that come fro my hart
Y have been a fester
To leve alone comfort ys none - by John Cole
Westcom [sic] wynde when wilt thou blow
Blow thy horne hunter
Joan qd. John when wyll this be
Hey down down down - by Heath
Pavane Belle qui tiens ma vie - Thoinot Arbeau
Dances - La Bounette; La douue cella; La Shymyze
Balli. La paduana de re.
The short measure off my Lady Wynkfylds rownde
Branles and Canarie - Thoinot Arbeau
Canarie - Henry Purcell, from Dioclesian
The Kyngs Maske. Saraband; Galyard; Kyng Harry the VIIIth Pavyn; My Lady Carey's Dompe (selection from "the Arundel Collection)
La belle fyne, or the Chyme off Cardyffe
Song tune It was a Miller's
The Empororse Pavyn; A Galyard (from "the Arundel Collection)
Passetyme wt. good cumpanye - Henry VIII
Tyme to pas with goodly sport
Preces Deo fundamus - ?William Byrd
Rhydlan Marsh. Tune and Song; Far on old Avon's banks
Come away, come away, hecket, hecket
Parce Domine - Jacob Obrecht
Counterpoint by Andreas Ornithoparcus
Though your strangnes frett my hart ; Dear doe not your faire bewty wronge - by Johnson ; Rest awile, you cruell cares ; Tell me dearest what is love
Know then my brethren heaven is clear (text by Francis Quarles)
With my flocke as I walked
Rest sweet Nymphes - by Francis Pilkington
Bring away bring away - Nicholas Lanier
Come ashore, come merry mates - John Coperario
Is't for a grace
You herralds of my Mrs. hart
When I sit as judge
The ran rins doon thro' mirryland toon
Sir Eglamore that valiant Knight
Lilk; Curtain Tune - by Matthew Locke, from The Tempest
extracts/fragments: Lesson by Thomas Tallis ; Subject of Woodes so wilde by William Byrd ; Champanse Sarabande
Susanna un jour, for virginals; Sarabande as a rondo ; Allemande Loreyne ; Kinloughes Pavion
Prelude by William Byrd
The Queenes Command - by Orlando Gibbons ; Preludium by Gibbons ; Galiardo St. Thos, Wake ; Galiardo XVI - by Gibbons
Hornpipe by Hugh Aston
Canon from Missa L'Homme Armé - Josquin Desprez
De retourner mon ami - Adrian Willaert
Canon. Sanctus - Johannes Ockeghem
Motett. Virgo Maria hodie - Giaches de Wert
Neapolytane. Vorrai che tu cantasse (from "Arundel Collection")
Volume 2
Chanson set to English words (Ye nightingales in greenwoods) - Jacobus Clemens non Papa
Dit mi o si - Cristóbal de Morales
La jeune dame - Petit Jean De Latre
Motett. Jerusalem luge - Jean Richafort
Motett. Sancta Maria succurre miseris - Pierre Certon
Come si m'accendete - Gioseffo Zarlino
Quella quella ch'in mille - Orazio Vecchi ; Leggiadretto Clorino - Orazio Vecchi
Phillida mi piu chei - Jhan Gero
O Lord encrease my faith - Orlando Gibbons
O praise the Lord - William Child
My love bound me with a kisse - Robert Jones
Su le fiorite sponda d'Arno - Tiburtio Massaino
Go chrystal tears - John Dowland
Tune thy chearfull voyce - George Mason and John Earsden ; Now is the time ; The Kings Good Night, Welcome, welcome King of guests ; The Dance, Robin is a lovely lad ; Ballad, Dido was the Carthage Queen ; Come follow me, my wandring mates ; The shadowes darkning our intents ; Welcome is the word ; O stay, sweet is the least delay
Elegy. Lament and mourn - by Simon Ives
Suite in Dsolre - by John Jenkins ; Lady Kath. Audley's Bells ; Mourners or Muffled Bells
Songs by Pelham Humfrey: Where ever I am ; Phillis for shame ; How severe is forgetfull old age ; A young man sat sighing ; Though you doome all to dye
How unhappy a lover am I - by Dr Staggins
"Musicks Hand-Maid", 1678
2nd Part of Musick's Hand-maid, 1689
If mighty wealth - John Blow
Whilst he abroad does like the sun - from a birthday ode by John Blow
Leave your mountain vale - Daniel Purcell, from "The Grove"
Air from Zimmerman's Florilegium
If thou wilt give me back my love - Henry Purcell
Amidst the shades - H Purcell
Farewell deare love - Robert Jones
Round. Sing we now merrily ; Round. I cannot eate my mete by Weelkes
If my mistress fix her eye - William Lawes
Primo Cesare, ottomano - by Francesco Geminiani

First Publication. 1812
Language Latin, English, Italian, French
Dedication William Legge, 4th Earl of Dartmouth
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation various (some arranged for this work): 1-6 voices;