Thomas Morley  (1557-1603)
Last updated: 14.10.17
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".
Websites :
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Books:
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Recorder Music CDs:
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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 Scott Reiss on "Baroque Recorder Concerti" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
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) (8113362)
3 Scores.
Publisher: London Pro Musica (EMLV306)
6 Bicinien (D(T)/T(B,D)) (746503)
Score.
Publisher: Pan Educational Music (PAN0820)
9 Fantasies Vol. 4 (D/T) (6054836)
Performance Score. 3 pages.
This edition: ED 11658.
Publisher: Schott & Co. Ltd. (49014691)
Bicinia on Morley's Canzonets (D/D(T,A)) (746497)
Score.
Publisher: Loux Music Publishing Co. (LMP0025)
Fantasies: Vol 2 (D/T) (1194946)
Arr./Editor: Biss
Publisher: Schott & Co. Ltd. (ST11656)
5 Canzonets a 3 (1593) (D/A/T) (751320)
Publisher: London Pro Musica (EML0306)
Four Three-Part Canzonettas (D/D/A) (751318)
3 Scores.
 Publisher: Avondale Press (AVP0005)
Joy Doth So Arise (D/D/T) (751334)
Score.
Publisher: Loux Music Publishing Co. (LMP0001)
Though Philomela Lost Her Love (T/T/B) (751369)
3 Scores.
Publisher: Polyphonic Publications (PP00042)
Whither Away So Fast? (D/D/A) (751379)
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Polyphonic Publications (PP00136)
Fire, Fire (1595) (D(A)/D(A)/T/B) (758476)
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) (948935)
Publisher: Edition Peters (H01998)
2 Pavans (Sacred End, Southern's) (D/A/T/T/B) (763242)
5 Scores.
Publisher: London Pro Musica (EML0207)
Fyer, Fyer (D/D/T/T/B) (5666709)
Score and Parts.
 Publisher: Polyphonic Publications (PP00174)
My Bonny Lass, She Smileth (D/A/T/T/B) (763283)
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Polyphonic Publications (PP00132)
Sing We and Chant It (D/D/A/T/B) (763274)
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Polyphonic Publications (PP00045)
Hard by a Crystal Fountain (D/D/A/T/T/B) (766138)
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Polyphonic Publications (PP00100)
Phillis, I Fain would die now (D/D/A/A/T/T/B) (766124)
Publisher: London Pro Musica (EML0316)