Christopher Simpson

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Christopher Simpson was a key figure among English composers of the early Baroque and the most highly regarded theorist of his day. Born between 1602 and 1606 to a catholic family of actors, likely in…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
The Seasons, 4 fantaisie-suites for treble viol, 2 bass viols & continuo 1660 Chamber Music
Prelude in D major (from the Division Viol) Miscellaneous (Classical)
Divisions for 2 bass viols in F Chamber Music
Work(s) Miscellaneous (Classical)
Prelude in E minor (from the Division Viol) Miscellaneous (Classical)
Prelude for viola da gamba in B flat major (from the Division Viol) Chamber Music
Divisions Chamber Music
Divisions on a Ground in D minor (from The Division-Viol) Chamber Music
Division on a Ground in E minor, for viola da gamba, organ & theorbo (from the Division Violist, 1659)
Divisions on a Ground, for 2 violas da gamba in F major Chamber Music
Divisions on a Ground, for 2 violas da gamba in G major Chamber Music
Divisions for solo bass viol & organ in E minor "Minuritiones septimae" (from the Division-Violist, 1659) 1659 Chamber Music
Divisions for 3 bass viols in A minor 16?? Chamber Music
Divisions for viola da gamba & continuo in D Chamber Music
Division (II) for viola da gamba in D major (Division-Viol) Chamber Music
Divisions on a Ground for 2 bass viols in C major Chamber Music
Fantasias (12) for ensemble "The Months": No. 12 in D major, "December"
Prelude for viola da gamba No. 5 in A minor (from The Division-Viol, 1665 edition) Chamber Music
Fantasias (12) for ensemble "The Months": No. 5 in A minor , "May"
Fantasias (12) for ensemble "The Months": No. 6 in A minor, "June"
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