Composer (melody): H. Lawes (1638)
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Composer (melody): H. Lawes

Born: January 5, 1596, Dinton, Wiltshire, England. Died: October 21, 1662, London, England. Buried: In the cloisters of Westminster Abbey, London, England. Lawes, tutor to the daughters of the Earl of Bridgewater, is best known as a composer. He became a Gentleman of the Chapel Royal in 1626, and a member of the "King’s Musick" in 1631. He wrote over 400 vocal pieces, as well as anthems and instrumental compositions. His works include: Choice Psalmes Put into Musick for Three Voices, 1648 Ayres and Dialogues (London: 1653) Sources: Frost, p. 680 Hughes, pp. 467-68 Nutter, p. 460 Stulken, p. 292 --www.hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: FALKLAND (Lawes)
Composer (melody): H. Lawes (1638)
Meter: Six 8's.
Incipit: 53143 22117 51234
Key: F Major



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Small Church Music #5188


The Cyber Hymnal #3696

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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