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Henry Lawes: Cavalier Songwriter

  • Author: Spink, Ian
Spink tells us with breathtaking candour: "The fact that most of his songs are short and restricted in their musical range makes writing interestingly about them rather a challenge." Given this... More…



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  • Pitch and Key Designations
  • Introduction
  • Beginnings
  • Lawes and the Cavalier Poets
  • Songs for Masques and Plays
  • The Civil War
  • Concerts, Publications, Operas
  • Sacred Music: Psalms and Anthems
  • Appendix: Lawes's Last Will and Testament
  • List of Works
  • Songs
  • Sacred Music
  • Rounds and Catches
  • Instrumental Pieces
  • Bibliography
  • Index