Thomas Morley  (1557-1603)
Last updated: 17.09.18
According to The New Penguin Dictionary of Music, Thomas Morley was an English composer, pupil of William Byrd ; organist at St Paul's Cathedral, London, and member of the Chapel Royal. Writer of textbook, "A Plain and Easy Introduction to Practical Music". His setting of "It was a lover and his lass" from Shakespeare's "As you like it" may have been for the original production of the play (1599). He also wrote Latin and English church music, madrigals, ballets (he introduced this form in England), canzonets for two and more voices, solo songs with lute, pieces for viols and for keyboard. Editor of and contributor to "The Triumphs of Oriana".
 
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book15.gif  Thomas Morley: A Plain and Easy Introduction to Practical Music. Thomas Morley flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
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cd15.gif David Munrow Ensemble on "Two Renaissance Dance Bands; Monteverdi's Contemporaries" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
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cd15.gif Alison Melville on "O Lusty May" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15ca.gif
cd15.gif Alison Melville on "The Queen: Music for Elizabeth I" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15ca.gif
cd15.gif Christian Mendoze on "Musica Antiqua" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
cd15.gif Scott Reiss on "Baroque Recorder Concerti" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
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Recorder Sheet Music
Neun Fantasien Vol. 2 (D/A)smp_logo_88_white.gif
Performance Score. 4 pages.
This edition: ED 11656.
Publisher: Schott & Co. Ltd. (49014690)
Twelve Two-Part Canzonettas (D/D(A))smp_logo_88_white.gif
Score.
For 2 recorder (DD (8);DA (4)).
Arr./Editor: Arx
Publisher: Heinrichshoven's Verlag (N04029)
Instrumental Trio for Recorders (D/D/A)smp_logo_88_white.gif
Performance Score. 12 pages.
This edition: ED 11580.
Arr./Editor: Marylin Wailes
Publisher: Schott & Co. Ltd. (49014658)
Three-Part Canzonettas (11) (D/D/A)smp_logo_88_white.gif
Arr./Editor: von Arx
Publisher: Heinrichshoven's Verlag (N04030)
5 Conzonets (Trumpet/Trumpet/T)smp_unav15.gif
3 Scores.
Publisher: London Pro Musica (EMLV306)
6 Bicinien (D(T)/T(B,D))smp_unav15.gif
Score.
Publisher: Pan Educational Music (PAN0820)
9 Fantasies Vol. 4 (D/T)smp_unav15.gif
Performance Score. 3 pages.
This edition: ED 11658.
Publisher: Schott & Co. Ltd. (49014691)
Bicinia on Morley's Canzonets (D/D(T,A))smp_unav15.gif
Score.
Publisher: Loux Music Publishing Co. (LMP0025)
Fantasies: Vol 2 (D/T)smp_unav15.gif
Arr./Editor: Biss
Publisher: Schott & Co. Ltd. (ST11656)
5 Canzonets a 3 (1593) (D/A/T)smp_unav15.gif
Publisher: London Pro Musica (EML0306)
Four Three-Part Canzonettas (D/D/A)smp_unav15.gif
3 Scores.
 Publisher: Avondale Press (AVP0005)
Joy Doth So Arise (D/D/T)smp_unav15.gif
Score.
Publisher: Loux Music Publishing Co. (LMP0001)
Though Philomela Lost Her Love (T/T/B)smp_unav15.gif
3 Scores.
Publisher: Polyphonic Publications (PP00042)
Whither Away So Fast? (D/D/A)smp_unav15.gif
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Polyphonic Publications (PP00136)
Fire, Fire (1595) (D(A)/D(A)/T/B)smp_unav15.gif
Score and Parts.
Arr./Editor: Kuolmann
Publisher: Loux Music Publishing Co. (LMP0074)
Two-Part Canzonets for Voices and Recorders (Viols) (D/D(T/T,D/T)/Voice)smp_unav15.gif
Publisher: Edition Peters (H01998)
2 Pavans (Sacred End, Southern's) (D/A/T/T/B)smp_unav15.gif
5 Scores.
Publisher: London Pro Musica (EML0207)
Fyer, Fyer (D/D/T/T/B)smp_unav15.gif
Score and Parts.
 Publisher: Polyphonic Publications (PP00174)
My Bonny Lass, She Smileth (D/A/T/T/B)smp_unav15.gif
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Polyphonic Publications (PP00132)
Sing We and Chant It (D/D/A/T/B)smp_unav15.gif
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Polyphonic Publications (PP00045)
Hard by a Crystal Fountain (D/D/A/T/T/B)smp_unav15.gif
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Polyphonic Publications (PP00100)
Phillis, I Fain would die now (D/D/A/A/T/T/B)smp_unav15.gif
Publisher: London Pro Musica (EML0316)