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Matthew Locke

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Matthew Locke

Matthew Locke has been played on NTS shows including London Contemporary Orchestra, with Symphony At The Descending Of Apollo And The Gods first played on 19 May 2017.

Matthew Locke (c.1621–1677) was an English baroque composer and music theorist.

As a boy he was trained in the choir of Exeter Cathedral under Edward Gibbons, the brother of Orlando Gibbons. At the age of eighteen Locke travelled in the Netherlands, and possibly converted to Roman Catholicism.

Locke, with Christopher Gibbons (the son of Orlando Gibbons), composed the score for Cupid and Death, the 1653 masque by Caroline-era playwright James Shirley. Their score for that work is the sole…

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Pavane And Chacony In G Minor
Henry Purcell, Orlando Gibbons, Matthew Locke, The New Music String Quartet
Bartók Records0
Pavane And Chacony In G Minor
Henry Purcell, Orlando Gibbons, Matthew Locke, The New Music String QuartetBartók Records0
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Symphony At The Descending Of Apollo And The Gods
Matthew Locke, Bott, Gooding, Robson, King, Agnew, George, Grant, New London Consort, Philip Pickett
L'Oiseau-Lyre1995
Symphony At The Descending Of Apollo And The Gods
Matthew Locke, Bott, Gooding, Robson, King, Agnew, George, Grant, New London Consort, Philip PickettL'Oiseau-Lyre1995
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