Select Ayres and Dialogues (Lawes, Henry)

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Work Title Select Ayres and Dialogues
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Composer Lawes, Henry
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
First Publication. 1669
Librettist Various poets, most unattributed. Includes
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Language English, Italian
Dedication Book 1: All lovers of vocal music
Book 3: Lord Colrane
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 1-3 voices, theorbo-lute or bass-viol (unfigured continuo); 3 voices; voice, chorus, continuo
Related Works Book 3 is entirely composed by Lawes, and appears to have the same contents as Book 3 of Ayres and Dialogues for 1-3 Voices. Another similarly-titled collection appears to be Book 1 of The Treasury of Musick.

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Books 1 and 2 include songs by Nicholas Lanier, Henry Lawes, William Webb, Jeremy Savile, Mary Dering, Thomas Brewer, Robert Johnson, William Lawes, Charles Coleman, Mr Warner, Mr William Caesar (alias William Smegergill), Simon Ives, William Tompkins, John Cobb, John Hilton, John Jenkins, Alphonso Marsh, John Wilson, William Gregory, Roger Hill, John Playford, John Moss, John Goodgroome, Edward Coleman, Thomas Blagrave.