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Michael Robinson   Link to this

Emslie, in L&M, from the internal diary evidence of specific songs sung by Pepys in 1660 & 1662, concludes that he had copies of the following three works, possibly bound together as one volume:-

Lawes, Henry, 1596-1662.

Ayres and dialogues, for one, two, and three voyces. By Henry Lawes servant to his late Matie: in his publick and private musick. The first booke.
[Variant title Pastorall Dialogues]
London : printed by T[homas]. H[arper]. for John Playford, and are to be sold at his shop, in the Inner Temple, near the church door, 1653.
[12], 36, 28 p. : music (woodcut) ; 2⁰. The words "Henry ... musick." are part of the engraved caption of the title-page portrait, signed "W: Faithorne fecit". "Pastorall Dialogues" (caption title) begins new pagination on leaf 2A1r. Signatures: a-b² A-K², 2A-2G². Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), L638

Ayres and dialogues, for one, two, and three voyces. Book 2. The second book of ayres, and dialogues, for one, two, and three voyces. By Henry Lawes servant to his late Matie: in his publick and private musick.
London : printed by T[homas]. H[arper]. for Jo. Playford, and are to be sold at his shop in the Inner Temple, 1655.
[12], 32, [8], 33-48 p. : music ; 2⁰. The words "Henry .. musick" are part of the engraved caption of the title-page portrait, signed "W: Faithorne fecit".
Pages 33-43 contain music for two or more performers. Performers’ respective parts are set together on the same page, with one musician’s part inverted.
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), L641

Ayres and dialogues, for one, two, and three voyces. Book 3
yres, and dialogues, for one, two, and three voyces. By Henry Lawes servant to his late Matie: in his publick and private musick. The third book.
London : printed by W. Godbid for John Playford, at his shop in the Inner Temple, neer the Church dore, M.DC.LVIII. [1658]
[6], 48, [2] : music ; 2⁰. The words "Henry .. musick" are part of the engraved caption of the title-page portrait, signed "W: Faithorne fecit".
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), L639

Apparently none retained for the Pepys Library.

Thom Hickey   Link to this

More about Lawes's publications: http://worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n81-74409

--Th

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