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Locke, Matthew, 1621 or 2-1677.

Modern church-musick pre-accus’d, censur’d, and obstructed in its performance before His Majesty, Aprill 1. 1666. Vindicated by the author Matt. Lock, composer in ordinary to His Majesty.
[London : s.n., 1666]

fo., [4] p. : music
Wing (2nd ed.), L2775

The performance was obstructed when, in protest at the novelty of a different setting for each repetition of the Kyrie, the choristers had deliberately sabotaged the singing.
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