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Consort of instruments

Index Consort of instruments

A consort of instruments was a phrase used in England during the 16th and 17th centuries to indicate an instrumental ensemble. [1]

54 relations: Air (music), Alfonso Ferrabosco the younger, Anthony Holborne, Armonico Consort, B-Five Recorder Consort, Baroque music, Broken consort, Cantus firmus, Caroline era, Catacoustic Consort, Chamber music, Chest of viols, Christopher Simpson, Dunedin Consort, Early Music Consort, Elizabethan era, England, Fantasia (music), Gaia Consort, Henry Purcell, In Nomine, Jacobean era, John Cooper (composer), John Dowland, John Jenkins (composer), Julian Bream, Leonhardt-Consort, Locke Brass Consort, Lute, Marginal Consort, Matteson-Phillips Tubajazz Consort, Matthew Locke (composer), Musical ensemble, Orlando Consort, Orlando Gibbons, Paul Winter Consort, Quadriga Consort, Ricercar Consort, Rose Consort of Viols, Sherwood Consort, Southern Consort of Voices, Taverner Consort and Players, The Baltimore Consort, The Consort of Musicke, The Harp Consort, The King's Consort, The Musical Quarterly, The Newberry Consort, The Tudor Consort, Thomas Lupo the elder, ..., Variation (music), Viol, William Byrd, William Lawes. Expand index (4 more) »

Air (music)

An air ("aria"; also ayr, ayre in French) is a song-like vocal or instrumental composition.

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Alfonso Ferrabosco the younger

Alfonso Ferrabosco the younger (c. 1575 – March 1628) was an English composer and viol player of Italian descent.

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Anthony Holborne

Anthony Holborne (c. 1545 – 29 November 1602) was a composer of music for lute, cittern, and instrumental consort during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.

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Armonico Consort

Armonico Consort is a British company founded in 2001 by conductor (music) and organist Christopher Monks, which specialises in producing performances of Renaissance music and Baroque music.

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B-Five Recorder Consort

B-Five Recorder Consort is a European recorder quintet.

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Baroque music

Baroque music is a style of Western art music composed from approximately 1600 to 1750.

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Broken consort

In English early Baroque music, a broken consort is an ensemble featuring instruments from more than one family, for example a group featuring both string and wind instruments.

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Cantus firmus

In music, a cantus firmus ("fixed song") is a pre-existing melody forming the basis of a polyphonic composition.

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Caroline era

The Caroline or Carolean era refers to the era in English and Scottish history during the Stuart period (1603–1714) that coincided with the reign of Charles I (1625–1642), Carolus being Latin for Charles.

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Catacoustic Consort

The Catacoustic Consort is an Early Music chamber ensemble based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Chamber music

Chamber music is a form of classical music that is composed for a small group of instruments—traditionally a group that could fit in a palace chamber or a large room.

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Chest of viols

Chest of viols is a term which was used primarily in the 16th and 17th centuries in England for either a consort of viols, or the specialized cabinet made to contain a small consort of viols, usually containing six: two treble, two tenor, and two bass viols,Taruskin, Richard (2009).

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Christopher Simpson

Christopher Simpson (1602/1606–1669) was an English musician and composer, particularly associated with music for the viola da gamba.

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Dunedin Consort

The Dunedin Consort is a Baroque ensemble based in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Early Music Consort

The Early Music Consort of London was a British music ensemble in the late 1960s and 1970s which specialised in historically informed performance of Medieval and Renaissance music.

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Elizabethan era

The Elizabethan era is the epoch in the Tudor period of the history of England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558–1603).

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Fantasia (music)

The fantasia (also English: fantasy, fancy, fantazy, phantasy, Fantasie, Phantasie, fantaisie) is a musical composition with its roots in the art of improvisation.

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Gaia Consort

Gaia Consort is the original incarnation of Seattle-based folk rock music-group Bone Poets Orchestra.

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Henry Purcell

Henry Purcell (or; c. 10 September 1659According to Holman and Thompson (Grove Music Online, see References) there is uncertainty regarding the year and day of birth. No record of baptism has been found. The year 1659 is based on Purcell's memorial tablet in Westminster Abbey and the frontispiece of his Sonnata's of III. Parts (London, 1683). The day 10 September is based on vague inscriptions in the manuscript GB-Cfm 88. It may also be relevant that he was appointed to his first salaried post on 10 September 1677, which would have been his eighteenth birthday. – 21 November 1695) was an English composer.

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In Nomine

In Nomine is a title given to a large number of pieces of English polyphonic, predominantly instrumental music, first composed during the 16th century.

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Jacobean era

The Jacobean era refers to the period in English and Scottish history that coincides with the reign of James VI of Scotland (1567–1625), who also inherited the crown of England in 1603 as James I. The Jacobean era succeeds the Elizabethan era and precedes the Caroline era, and is often used for the distinctive styles of Jacobean architecture, visual arts, decorative arts, and literature which characterized that period.

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John Cooper (composer)

John Cooper (c. 1570 – 1626), also known as Giovanni Coprario or Coperario, was an English composer, viol player and lutenist.

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John Dowland

John Dowland (1563 – buried 20 February 1626) was an English Renaissance composer, lutenist, and singer.

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John Jenkins (composer)

John Jenkins (1592–1678), English composer, was born in Maidstone, Kent, and died at Kimberley, Norfolk.

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Julian Bream

Julian Alexander Bream, CBE (born 15 July 1933), is an English virtuoso classical guitarist and lutenist.

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Leonhardt-Consort

Leonhardt-Consort, also known as the Leonhardt Baroque Ensemble, was a group of instrumentalists which its director, the keyboard player Gustav Leonhardt founded in 1955 to play baroque music.

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Locke Brass Consort

The Locke Brass Consort is a musical ensemble of brass instruments based in the United Kingdom.

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Lute

A lute is any plucked string instrument with a neck (either fretted or unfretted) and a deep round back enclosing a hollow cavity, usually with a sound hole or opening in the body.

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Marginal Consort

Marginal Consort is a Japanese collective/free improvisation group made of sound and visual artists, who have played one concert annually since 1997.

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Matteson-Phillips Tubajazz Consort

Matteson-Phillips Tubajazz Consort is a US big band scored for low brass instruments – trombones, euphoniums, and tubas – performed by artists who are renowned in jazz or classical or both.

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Matthew Locke (composer)

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

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Musical ensemble

A musical ensemble, also known as a music group or musical group, is a group of people who perform instrumental or vocal music, with the ensemble typically known by a distinct name.

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Orlando Consort

The Orlando Consort is a British vocal consort which is best known for performing renaissance choral music one voice to a part.

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Orlando Gibbons

Orlando Gibbons (baptised 25 December 1583 – 5 June 1625) was an English composer, virginalist and organist of the late Tudor and early Jacobean periods.

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Paul Winter Consort

The Paul Winter Consort is an American musical group, led by soprano saxophonist Paul Winter.

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Quadriga Consort

Quadriga Consort aka Quadriga Early Music Band is an early music ensemble from Austria.

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Ricercar Consort

The Ricercar Consort is a Belgian instrumental ensemble founded in 1980 together with the Ricercar record label of Jérôme Lejeune.

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Rose Consort of Viols

The Rose Consort of Viols is an English ensemble of viol players who perform mainly early consort music, including works by Orlando Gibbons, John Dowland, and Henry Purcell.

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Sherwood Consort

The Sherwood Consort is an American early music group founded in 1995 in Berkeley, California, and specialized in medieval music, particularly of England.

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Southern Consort of Voices

Southern Consort of Voices is an SATB adult mixed voice choir, based in Dunedin, New Zealand.

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Taverner Consort and Players

The Taverner Choir, Consort and Players is a British music ensemble which specialises in the performance of Early and Baroque music.

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The Baltimore Consort

The Baltimore Consort is a musical ensemble that performs a wide variety of early music, Renaissance music and music from later periods.

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The Consort of Musicke

The Consort of Musicke is a British early music group, founded in 1969 by lutenist Anthony Rooley, the ensemble's Artistic Director.

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The Harp Consort

The Harp Consort is an international Early Music ensemble directed by Andrew Lawrence-King, specialising in Baroque Opera, early dance-music, and historical World Music.

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The King's Consort

The King's Consort is a prominent British period music orchestra founded in 1980 by the English conductor and harpsichordist Robert King (b. 1960, Wombourne).

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The Musical Quarterly

The Musical Quarterly is the oldest academic journal on music in America.

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The Newberry Consort

The Newberry Consort is an early music ensemble from Chicago, Illinois.

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The Tudor Consort

The Tudor Consort is a specialist early choral group based in Wellington, New Zealand.

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Thomas Lupo the elder

Thomas Lupo (baptised 7 August 1571 – probably December 1627) was an English composer and viol player of the late Elizabethan and Jacobean eras.

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Variation (music)

In music, variation is a formal technique where material is repeated in an altered form.

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Viol

The viol, viola da gamba, or (informally) gamba, is any one of a family of bowed, fretted and stringed instruments with hollow wooden bodies and pegboxes where the tension on the strings can be increased or decreased to adjust the pitch of each of the strings.

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William Byrd

William Byrd (birth date variously given as c.1539/40 or 1543 – 4 July 1623), was an English composer of the Renaissance.

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William Lawes

William Lawes (April 160224 September 1645) was an English composer and musician.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consort_of_instruments

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