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Orlando Gibbons and his family

Edmund Horace Fellowes

Orlando Gibbons and his family

the last of the Tudor school of musicians

by Edmund Horace Fellowes

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Published by Archon Books in [Hamden, Conn.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Gibbons, Orlando, 1583-1625.,
    • Gibbons family.,
    • Composers -- England -- Biography.,
    • Musicians -- England -- Biography.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Tudors, 1485-1603 -- Biography.,
    • England -- Civilization -- 16th century.

    • Edition Notes

      First published in 1925 under title: Orlando Gibbons; a short account of his life and work.

      Statement[by] Edmund H. Fellowes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML410.G295 F4 1970
      The Physical Object
      Pagination109 p.
      Number of Pages109
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4438466M
      ISBN 100208008489
      LC Control Number79095024

        Composer Biography: Orlando Gibbons () The family moved from Oxford to Cambridge between Orlando’s birth and his christening. At Cambridge, he became a chorister at King’s College in at 13 years old and stayed in the choir for two years. He attended the college between until , earning a Bachelor of Music. The Orlando File book. Read 23 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. BOOK TWO of a Two Part SeriesWhen Kerrin Graham, a retired cop a The Orlando File book. Read 23 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. as well as helping to bring up a family. Ian enjoys writing, painting and composing in his spare time/5.

      Orlando Gibbons belongs to the generation of English composers which followed that of William Byrd, 40 years his senior, who died in He was a chorister at King’s College, Cambridge, where his elder brother was Master of the Choristers, and later became a Gentleman of the Chapel Royal, which he served as an organist and to which he later. His father, William Gibbons, was also a musician appointed in Cambridge, while his elder brother, Ellis Gibbons, was also a composer. In Orlando Gibbons was appointed to the prestigious position of organist of the Chapel Royal; in he succeeded Walter Earle as "one of his Majesty's musician"; in he became organist of Westminster.

        The actor was named after the 16th century composer Orlando Gibbons. A smart Orlando in the garden of his family home aged 11 - two years before he found out his father was not the man he. One of the last great polyphonic english composers, Orlando Gibbons was the last of four sons of a family of musicians. Born in Oxford in to William Gibbons, who was appointed a wait at Cambridge in , Orlando soon became heavily involved in church music.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fellowes, Edmund Horace, Orlando Gibbons and his family. London, New York, Oxford University Press,   Orlando Gibbons and his family ; the last of the Tudor school of musicians by Fellowes, Edmund H., Publication date Topics Gibbons, Orlando,Gibbons family Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print : Orlando Gibbons, (bornOxford, Oxfordshire, Eng.—died June 5,Canterbury, Kent), organist and composer, one of the last great figures of the English polyphonic school. Gibbons was the most illustrious of a large family of musicians that included his father, William Gibbons (c.

–95), and two of his brothers, Edward and to Orlando Gibbons. Genre/Form: History Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fellowes, Edmund Horace, Orlando Gibbons and his family.

Orlando Gibbons's biography and life of the last great polyphonic english composers, Orlando Gibbons was the last of four sons of a family of musicians. Born in Oxford in to William Gibbons, who was.

Orlando Gibbons: Consorts for Viols and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Orlando Gibbons Biography Baptised 25 December Died: 5 June Orlando Gibbons is one of England’s great early music composers and the last great composer of the polyphonic style.

He follows that of William Byrd chronologically being 40 years his junior though they died within two years of each other ( Byrd and Gibbons). First published inthis volume is the first full-length study to deal with the life and music of Orlando Gibbons since E.H.

Fellowes’s short book, originally published in John Harley investigates in detail the family and musical background from.

Orlando Gibbons was one of the most important English composers from the early seventeenth century, with only William Byrd eclipsing him in rank. His church music, exclusively written for the English Church, is among the most popular and enduring in his oeuvre. Notable in this realm are his polyphonic anthems, O clap your hands, Hosanna, and Lift up your head.

First published inthis volume is the first full-length study to deal with the life and music of Orlando Gibbons since E.H. Fellowes’s short book,Cited by: 2. Orlando Gibbons was born into a musical family in Cambridge, and was baptized on Christmas Day, 25 December His father, William, was a professional musician, head of the waits, or city band, in Cambridge and subsequently Oxford.

Orlando was the youngest of four sons. Edmund Horace Fellowes is the author of Orlando Gibbons And His Family ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 1 review), The English Madrigal ( avg rating, 1 r /5. Although born forty years later than William Byrd, Orlando Gibbons survived him by less than two years, and the celebration of the three-hundredth anniversary of Byrd's death in is followed in the present year by that of Orlando Gibbons.

The need for a short book giving some account of his life and work is therefore very similar to that. yet Gibbons' sole memorial is a broken monumental tablet in Canterbury Cathedral.

Until comparatively recently his own music scarcely served his memory better. In the preface to the first edition of his book Orlando Gibbons and his Family, published in I, Edmund Fellowes lamented that so very little of Gibbons' music was known. Orlando Gibbons, born in Oxford, came of a musical family, like his near contemporary, Thomas Tomkins.

His father William (c. ) was appointed one of the waits at Cambridge ina fact which, at this time, would indicate that he was a singer or instrumentalist, or both. Orlando Gibbons. Late Tudor composer and organist. Birthplace: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Location of death: Canterbury, Kent, England Cause of death: Stroke.

Gender: Male Race or Eth. English musical composer, the most illustrious of a family of musicians all more or less able. We know of at least three generations, for Orlando's father, William Gibbons Died: Orlando Gibbons (/ ɔː ˈ l æ n d ə ʊ ˈ ɡ ɪ b ə n z / (); [3] baptised 25 December – 5 June ) was an English composer, virginalist and organist of the Elizabethan (late Tudor) and early Jacobean periods.

[4] Due to his sudden and early death, Gibbons' output was not as large as that of his older contemporary William Byrd, but he still managed to produce various secular. Christopher was the second son of Orlando Gibbons and Elizabeth Patten, the only one out of a family of seven to follow his father's career in music.

Almost nothing is known of the first ten years of his Ufe. The first official reference to Christopher is a record of his baptism in St. Margaret's. A study of the life and music of Orlando Gibbons ().

It investigates in detail the family and musical background from which Orlando Gibbons emerged, and provides an account of the activities of his father, William Gibbons. It traces, too, the activities of Orlando's brothers - Edward, Ferdinando and by: 2. John Harley Orlando Gibbons and the Gibbons Family of Musicians Ashgate Pub Ltd, ; ISBN X; pages A study of the life and music of Orlando Gibbons ().

It investigates in detail the family and musical background from which Orlando Gibbons emerged, and provides an account of the activities of his father, William Gibbons. Orlando Gibbons (), Jennifer Gibbons, June Gibbons, Alvaro F. Gibbens (), Arthur Palmer (), Bevington family, Butcher family, Emma J.

Gibbins (), Evaline Augusta Gibbons Palmer (), Jennifer Lorraine Gibbons.Orlando Gibbons – Anthems and Madrigals. Gibbons did manage to publish one book of madrigals ina Viol book inand he remained the master of English organ music during his life.

Orlando Gibbons also wrote over 40 anthems, 15 of which are polyphonic, and the remainder “verse anthems”.

Orlando Gibbons was born in Oxford, England, in the latter part ofbeing baptised on Christmas Day. His father, William, was one .