The Complete Anthology of Lute Music from Musick's Monument (Book)
The first complete anthology of lute music contained within Thomas Mace's historic treatise Musick's Monument (1676), transcribed and edited for classical guitar by Andrew Shepard-Smith. An exquisite and intriguing collection of early English Baroque lute music containing twelve preludes, eight complete lute suites, transcription notes, and a detailed table of ornaments (as outlined in Musick's Monument). Originally written as a pedagogical text for lute and theorbo, Mace's lute music contains wonderful ins ...more
Product Number:
99995
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation
Pages:
72
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.5 x 11
ISBN:
0-7866-5968-8
ISBN13:
978-07866-5968-5
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
9/23/2005
The first complete anthology of lute music contained within Thomas Mace's historic treatise Musick's Monument (1676), transcribed and edited for classical guitar by Andrew Shepard-Smith. An exquisite and intriguing collection of early English Baroque lute music containing twelve preludes, eight complete lute suites, transcription notes, and a detailed table of ornaments (as outlined in Musick's Monument). Originally written as a pedagogical text for lute and theorbo, Mace's lute music contains wonderful insights into the performance practice of the time. A very valuable addition both the performance repertoire and to the guitar reference literature. Staff notation; moderate to advanced.
The Complete Anthology of Lute Music from Musick's Monument

Foreword . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vi
Table of Ornaments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vii
The First and Second Sets of Præludes:
The First Set of Præludes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
41The Second Set of Præludes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
The Eight Lute Suites:
Suite No. 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Suite No. 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Suite No. 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Suite No. 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Suite No. 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Suite No. 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Suite No. 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Suite No. 8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
A Common Toy: Nightengal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
A Fancy Prælude or Voluntary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
Appendix:
Biography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
Musick’s Monument. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
About the Author . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63
 
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