Morley, Thomas

(1557 or 1558, Norwich, England – early October 1602, London)
   Composer, he studied with William Byrd and composed four Anglican services (first, second, short, and burial), 19 anthems, seven English psalm settings, and 14 Latin motets, all of which maintain a distinctly sacred style as compared to his more famous English madrigals. He was organist at Norwich Cathedral (1583–1587), organist at St. Paul’s in London (from 1588) and a Gentleman of the Chapel Royal from 24 July 1592.

Historical dictionary of sacred music. . 2006.

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  • MORLEY, Thomas — (1557 1603) Thomas Morley was an English composer particularly known for his madri­gals and other secular dance music. Little is known about his early life. He was a pupil of William Byrd,* from whom he purchased a royal monopoly to print music… …   Renaissance and Reformation 1500-1620: A Biographical Dictionary

  • Morley, Thomas — born 1557/58, Norwich, Norfolk, Eng. died October 1602, London English composer, organist, and music theorist. He was educated at Oxford and studied with William Byrd. Though he composed a number of anthems and psalms, he is best known for his… …   Universalium

  • Morley, Thomas — ► (1558 1603) Músico inglés. Autor de Los triunfos de Oriana (colección de madrigales). * * * (1557/58, Norwich, Norfolk, Inglaterra–oct. 1602, Londres). Compositor, organista y teórico musical inglés. Fue educado en Oxford y estudió con William… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Morley, Thomas — (?1557/58 1602)    Where he was born is uncertain, but he was one of England s great organists and composer of madrigals. He was a pupil of William Byrd (1540 1623) and possibly a chorister of St. Paul s Cathedral. He graduated bachelor of music… …   British and Irish poets

  • Thomas Morley — Nacimiento 1557 o 1558 Fallecimiento octubre de 1602 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Thomas Morley — (* 1557 oder 1558 vermutlich in Norwich; † Oktober 1602 in London) war ein englischer Komponist, Musikwissenschaftler und Organist der Renaissance. Im Jahr 1588 erlangte Morley, der ein Schüler William …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • MORLEY (T.) — MORLEY THOMAS (1557 1603) La vie de ce compositeur coïncide à peu près exactement avec le règne d’Élisabeth Ire dont il est l’un des musiciens les plus brillants et les plus représentatifs. Né à Norwich, Thomas Morley est associé à divers titres… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Thomas Morley (disambiguation) — Thomas Morley may refer to:*Thomas Morley, 16th century English composer *Thomas de Morley, 4th Baron Morley *Thomas de Morley, 5th Baron Morleyee also*Tom Morley, English singer …   Wikipedia

  • Morley — Morley, Henry Morley, Thomas * * * (as used in expressions) Callaghan, Morley (Edward) Michelson Morley, experimento de Morley (de Blackburn), John Morley, vizconde Morley, Thomas …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Morley — puede referirse a: Morley (Inglaterra) Morley (Mosa) Morley (músico) Edward Morley Eric Morley Isaac Morley Karen Morley Paul Morley Robert Morley Sean Morley Sylvanus Morley Sylvanus Grisworld Morley Thomas Morley …   Wikipedia Español

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