Twelve Good Musicians

Twelve Good Musicians : From John Bull to Henry Purcell

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"[...]to the givers of the feast. Bull and Gyles, the master of the Children of the Chapel Royal, who performed in the King's chamber, were rewarded the next day by being admitted into the livery of the Company as a recognition of their services at the entertainment, which are stated to have been "gratis, whereas the musicians in the greate Hall exacted unreasonable somes of the Company for the same." During an absence abroad in 1601 his deputy at Gresham College was Thomas Byrd, son of the composer W. Byrd. Bull's fame had so spread that he had many tempting offers to attach himself to the "French and Spanish Courts," but he obeyed Queen Elizabeth's order to return to England. In 1607, on account of a desire to marry, he relinquished the Gresham post, celibacy being one of the conditions of the appointment. The lady of his[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 90 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 132g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507533381
  • 9781507533383

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