Exeter, Devon, England, United Kingdom (1621 – 1677)
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… read more
|1||For Several Friends: Suite in G major-minor: I. Fantazie||
|2||Pavane from The Broken Consort [Suite in c]||
|3||Fantasy for 2 Trebles and Bass||
|4||Play on youtube||Curtain Tune||
|5||The Little Consort: Suite No. 3 In D Minor: I. Pavan||
|7||Psyché: The Descending of Venus||
|8||Cupid and Death: Fly, my children||
|9||The Tempest: Canon a 4 in 2||
|10||Consort of Two Parts (For Several Friends): Suite No. 4 in E Minor: II. Almand||
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