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Henry Lawes, musician and friend of poets

Willa McClung Evans

Henry Lawes, musician and friend of poets

by Willa McClung Evans

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Published by The Modern language association of America in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lawes, Henry, -- 1596-1662,
  • Music -- England -- History and criticism,
  • Music -- History and criticism -- 16th-17th centuries

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Willa McClung Evans.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410 L33 E9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 250 p.
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14788996M

    Willa McClung Evans's 'Henry Lawes, Musician and Friend of Poets' (New York, I94I). There we are told (on what authority I know not) that Hughes, after leaving Oxford, became a doctor in the service of the Prince Palatine, and that he ran away from his wife to Holland in I The fact that his ' See, see my Chloris ' describes the landing of. He is celebrated as Milton's collaborator in Comus (). Although he wrote some church music, Lawesssignificance as a composer lies in his settings of many of the choicest lyrics by Cavalier poets such as Carew, Herrick, Suckling, and Waller-who, like Lawes himself, belonged to .

    Ian Spink's new book is the first stand-alone study of Henry Lawes since Willa McClung Evans's Henry Lawes: Musician and Friend of Poets (New York, ). Evans's study was first and foremost a biography, coloured by her own appre-ciation of Lawes's abilities as a composer and her delighted interest in the activities of his circle. It is. S. Nixon, ‘Milton's Royalist Friend: the Peculiar Pamphlets of Henry Lawes’, Times Literary Supplement (23 November ). The best account of Lawes's life and music is I. Spink, Henry Lawes: Cavalier Songwriter (Oxford, ), but still useful is W. McClung Evans, Henry Lawes: Musician and Friend of Poets (New York, ).

      Life. Henry Lawes (baptised 5 January – 21 October ), the elder son of Thomas Lawes (died ) and Lucris Lawes (born Shephard) was born at Dinton, near Wilton, Wiltshire, just before 5 January Around Thomas, a church musician, moved to Salisbury as lay vicar and the family took up residence in the Close. Henry's three brothers, born in Salisbury, were also able musicians. Henry Lawes (December 5, – Octo ) was an English musician and composer. He was born at Dinton in Wiltshire, and received his musical education from John Cooper, better known under his Italian pseudonym Giovanni Coperario, a famous composer of the day.


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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible cturer: The Modern Language Association of America. Life. Henry Lawes (baptised 5 January – 21 October ), the elder son of Thomas Lawes (died ) and Lucris Lawes (born Shephard) was born at Dinton, near Wilton, Wiltshire, just before 5 January Around Thomas, a church musician, moved to Salisbury as lay vicar and the family took up residence in the Close.

Henry's three brothers, born in Salisbury, were also able musicians. Henry Lawes, the distinguished musician and songwriter, was buried somewhere in the cloisters of Westminster Abbey on 25th October His brother John, a lay vicar of the Abbey, was buried on 19th January Henry was born in Wiltshire and baptised on 5th Januarya son of Thomas Lawes.

Greer, David. “Vocal Music I: Up to ” In The Seventeenth Century: Blackwell History of Music in Britain, Vol III, ed. Ian Spink, Oxford: Blackwell, Hamessley, Lydia. “Henry Lawes’s Setting of Katherine Philips’s Friendship Poetry in his Second Book.

Lawes, Henry, ; Lawes, Henry.; Music - England - History and criticism. The way of Composition I chiefly profess is toshape Notes to the Words and Sense. Henry Lawes, The Second Book of Ayres and Dialogues ()Henry Lawes (), the seventeenth-century composer of songs, was widely celebrated by his contemporaries for his ability to marry music and poetry.

A full-length survey, by Willa McClung Evans, was published in (Henry Lawes: Musician and Friend of Poets [New York: Modern Language Association of America; London: Oxford University Press; reprint, New York: Kraus, ]), but Evans was primarily a literary scholar, and since then there has been almost nothing.

Milton and Music: Henry Lawes, Dante, and Casella Milton and Music: Henry Lawes, Dante, and Casella CARPENTER, NAN COOKE Footnotes 1. Almost identical words had appeared on the title page of a volume of Edmund Waller's poems issued by Humphrey Moseley earlier in see Willa McClung Evans, Henry Lawes: Musician and Friend of Poets (New York, ).

In early seventeenth-century England you couldn’t move for nymphs and shepherds. The brothers Henry and William Lawes, when not frequenting some local tavern, gave voice to every manner of Arcadian excess.

Charles Burney did not approve, remarking that Henry’s music was ‘insipid for its simplicity’. Tastes change. Even Civil War and William’s death at the siege of Chester saw Henry. Books for further study: Evan, Willa McClung. Henry Lawes: Musician and Friend of Poets. Kraus Reprint Corp, Lawes, Henry.

The Treasury of Musick: Containing Ayres and Dialogues to Sing to the Theorbo-Lute Or Basse-Viol. The Gregg Press Reprint, Spink, Ian. Henry Lawes: Cavalier Songwriter. Oxford University Press, Throughout the histories of music Henry Lawes has been viewed as a composer who was quite skilled at setting the poetic texts of numerous Cavalier writers, Henry Lawes’s Setting of Katherine Philips’s Friendship Poetry in His Second Book of Ayres and Dialogues, A Musical Misreading?.

The last book on Lawes appeared insince when the importance of his songs has been increasingly recognized-thanks in part to Ian Spink's own previous study, English Song: Dowland to Purcell (), and hisedition of Cavalier Songs: for Musica Britannica.

Category: Biography & Autobiography Henry Lawes Musician And Friend Of Poets. Henry Lawes: Musician and friend of poets (Modern Language Association of America.

Revolving fund series): Books - at: Unknown Binding. Life. Born: 5 December Died: 21 October Biography Henry Lawes was born at Dinton in Wiltshire, and received his musical education from John Cooper, better known under his Italian pseudonym Giovanni Coperario, a famous composer of the day.

InLawes was received as one of the Gentlemen of the Chapel Royal, and held the position until the Commonwealth put a stop to church music. LAWES, HENRY (–), musician, was born at Dinton, Wiltshire, and baptised there 1 Jan.

–6. The statement that he was born in at Salisbury seems to be due to Warton's misquotation in his life of Milton of the inscription on Lawes's portrait at Salisbury.Drexel is a 17th-century British music manuscript commonplace book.

As described by musicologist John P. Cutts, Drexel "is a treasure-house of early seventeenth-century song and dramatic lyric worthy of the attention of any student of seventeenth-century literature and drama." It is also a major source for the work of English composer William Lawes.

Vocal music was at the heart of English Renaissance poetry and drama. Virtuosic actor-singers redefined the theatrical culture of William Shakespeare and his peers. Composers including William Byrd and Henry Lawes shaped the transmission of Renaissance lyric verse. Poets from Philip Sidney to John Milton were fascinated by the disorienting influx of musical performance into their works.