"The Lacemaker" (1669), oil on canvas transferred to panel, 23.9 x 20.5 cm, of the painter Jan Vermeer, contemporary of Blow (Musee du Louvre, Paris)

John Blow

John Blow


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The composer John Blow was born in Newark-on-Trent on the 23th February 1649, the same year of the composers Bernabei, Charpentier, Collasse, Krieger, Meder, Netti, Salomon. Died in Westminster on the first October 1708

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Music examples MIDI ed Mp3 of first 1600

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"Masque for the Entertainment of the King: Venus and Adonis" has been put on the stage in carnival 1685


"Welcome, every guest", Anonymous

"Sing, ye muses", Anonymous

"Septimnius and Acme", text of Abraham Cowley (1618-1667)

"Lovely Selina", Anonymous

"Awake, awake, my Lyre!", text of Abraham Cowley (1618-1667)

"What is't to us", Anonymous

"The curse" (Go, perjur'd man), text of Robert Herrick (1591-1674)

"Glory be to the father", Anonymous

"Gloria patri, qui creavit nos", Bible

"Loving above himself", Anonymous

"An ode on the death of Mr Henry Purcell", text of John Dryden (1631-1700)

"Help, father Abraham!", Anonymous

"My God, my God look upon me", Bible

"Music's the cordial of a troubled breast", text of John Oldham (1653-1683)

"Tell me no more", Anonymous

"Tell me no more", Anonymous

"Stay, gentle Echo", Anonymous

"Chloe found Amyntas lying all in tears", text of John Dryden (1631-1700)


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