Matthew Locke

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Early Baroque composer Matthew Locke (ca. 1621-1677) was the central figure in English music just before the advent of Henry Purcell.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Music for His Majesty's sackbutts and cornetts, suites (2) for 2 cornetts & 3 sackbuts 1661 Chamber Music
Duos (4), for 2 bass viols 1652 Chamber Music
The Tempest, suite for strings from semi-opera 1674 Orchestral
Voluntaries (7) for organ (from "Melothesia" Nos. 62-68) 1673 Keyboard
Work(s) Miscellaneous (Classical)
Suite, for 4 viols & optional continuo No. 2 in D minor/D major (Consort of Fower Parts No. 2) 1678 Orchestral
The Broken Consort Part 1, suites (6) for 2 violins, bass viol & continuo 1661 Chamber Music
Suite, No. 3 in D minor/ major (from Compositions for Broken and Whole Consorts of 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 Parts, 1672) 1672 Chamber Music
Suite, for 4 viols & optional continuo No. 3 in F major (Consort of Fower Parts No. 3) 1678 Chamber Music
Suite, for 4 viols & optional continuo No. 6 in G major (Consort of Fower Parts No. 6) 1678 Chamber Music
Voluntary, for organ No. 1 in A minor 1673 Keyboard
Suite, for 4 viols & optional continuo No. 5 in G minor (Consort of Fower Parts No. 5) 1678 Chamber Music
Suite, for 3 viols, 3 theorbos & continuo No. 2 in G major (Broken Consort I/2) 1662 Orchestral
Suite, for 4 viols & optional continuo No. 4 in F major (Consort of Fower Parts No. 4) 1678 Chamber Music
How Doth the City Sit Solitary, verse anthem for 5 voices & continuo 1678 Choral
Suite, for consort No. 4 in E minor Orchestral
Suite, for 4 viols & optional continuo No. 1 in D minor (Consort of Fower Parts No. 1) 1678 Chamber Music
Suite, for 3 viols, 3 theorbos & continuo No. 6 in D major (Broken Consort I/6) 1661 Chamber Music
Voluntary, for organ No. 5 in G major 1673 Keyboard
Voluntary, for organ No. 2 in F major 1673 Keyboard
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