Locke - The Broken Consort, Part I | Naxos 8573020

Locke - The Broken Consort, Part I


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Label: Naxos

Cat No: 8573020

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Release Date: 3rd March 2014



Matthew Locke was the most prominent English musician of the generation before Purcell, occupying a unique place between the Renaissance consort tradition and Baroque chamber music.

'The Broken Consort' refers to a group with mixed instruments, and Locke’s pieces entertained royalty with their ambitiously chromatic tonal language and rhythmic quirkiness.

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