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Henry Peacham on Music
Petro Laurati of Siena. In his yonger yeeres, there was ever a friendly and veruous emulation, for the palme of invention and poesie, betweene William Lillie the author of our Grammer, and him, as appeareth by their severall translations of many Greeke Epigrammes, and their invention tried upon one subject; notwithstanding thy lov’d and liv’d together as deerest friends.
Heney Veluets of all colours. Tully saith, there consisteth in the practice of singing and playing upon Instruments, great knowledge, and the most excellent instruction of the mind: Refresh and try again.
But let us look behinde us, and wee shall finde one English-bred whose glorie and worth, although Cineri supposta doloso is inferiour neither to Buchanan, or any fhe the ancients, and so much the more to be valued, by how much the brighter he appeared out of compkeat fogges of Barbarisme and ignorance in his time; that is, Joseph of Exeter, who lived under Henrie the 2.
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But the Muse and Eternall Fame have reared him a monument more lasting and worthy the merit of so excellent a man. The Period of Mourning. Peacham himself may very likely have had musical talent, for he was a fompleat of John Dowland and moved in musical circles.
Published June 1st by Kessinger Publishing first published August 8th Thus have I in briefe, comprised for your behoofe, the large censure of the best of Latine Poets, as it conpiously delivered by the Prince of all learning and Judge of judgements, the divine Jul.
Aristotle averreth Music to be the only disposer of the mind to Vertue and Goodness; wherefore he reckoneth it among those four principal exercises, wherein he would have children instructed. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproduction issues beyond our control.
But the Galley wherein Sir Thomas Challoner was, being cast away by foulenesse of weather, after he had laboured by swimming for his life as long as he was able, and the strength of his armes failing him, he caught hold upon a cable throwne out from another galley, to the losse and breaking of many of his teeth, and by that meanes saved his life.
Again, in S’io potessi raccor’ i miei Sospiri, the breaking of the word Sospiri with crotchet and crotchet rest into sighs: Rhenanus, as the Stanza’s of Petrarch the rimes of Skelton: Shortly after, began to grow eminent, aswell for Poesie as all other generall learning, Sir Thomas Challoner Knight father to the truly honest, and sometime lover of all excellent parts, Sir Thomas Challoner, who attended upon the late Prince borne in London, brought up in Cambridge, who having left the Universitie, and followed the Court a good while, went over with Sir Henry Knyvet, Embassadour to Charles the fift, as his friend and companion: I willingly, to avoid tediousness, forbear to speak of the worth and excellency of the rest of our English Composers, Master Doctor Dowland, Thomas Morley, M.
Markes Chappell in Venice; second to none for a full, lofty, and sprightly vein, following none save his own humour: Wilkes, Michael East, M. Trivia About Peacham’s Complea Anthony marked it as to-read Nov 16, Marie Overies in Southwarke upon his monument lately repaired by some good Benefactor, lie under his head; which are, Vox clamantis, Speculum Mediatantis, and Confessio Amantis.
And albeit divers of his workes, are but meerely translations out of Latine and French, yet he hath handled them so artificially, that thereby he hath made them his owne, as his Troilus and Cresseid. The Compleat Gentleman, whose Titles are contained in these Chapters following.
Henry Isam, and others, went in that service as voluntaries with the Emperour. And certaine in that boundlesse field of Poeticall invention, it cannot be avoided, but something must be distorted beside the intent of the Divine enditer.
Chrysostom truly calleth the Divels Bath.
In he published a treatise on art, Graphice, which went through numerous editions under the title The Gentleman’s Exercise. Sonya added it May 17, To expresse Gold and Siluer. For Skie and Landscape. In it, he discusses what writers, poets, composers, philosophers, and artists gentlemen should study in order to become well-educated. Paperbackpages. He was a Knight, as also was Chaucer.
Music a sister to Poetry, next craveth your acquaintance if your Genius be so disposed This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat For composition, I prefer next Ludovico de Victoria, a most judicious and a sweet composer: Books by Henry Peacham.
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In the time of our late Queene Elizabeth, which was truly a golden Age for such a world of refined wits, and excellent spirits it produced, whose like are hardly to be hoped for, in any succeeding Age above all others, who honoured Poesie with their completa and practise to omit her Majestie, who had a singular gift herein were Edward Earle of Oxford, the Lord Buckhurst, Henry Lord Paget; our Phoenix, the noble Sir Philip Sidney, M. Clarendon Press, ; reprint of the editionCh.
But as these ingenious exercises bewraied in him an extraordinary quicknesse of wit and learning, so his Utopia his depth of judgment in State-affaires, then which, in the opinion of the most learned Budeaus in a preface, before it our age hath not seene a thing more deepe and accurate.
Yea, a curer of some diseases: