MORLEY (THOMAS)

  • Thomas Morley (1557 - 1602) is an English composer, organist in Oxford and London. He is the pupil and the disciple of William Byrd.
  • Music theorist Thomas Morley published in 1597 a treatise in the form of a dialogue between the teacher and the student.
  • His compositions, close to the Italian madrigal, include masses or services, 8 motets in Latin, nearly 100 songs, "ayres", "balletts", madrigals ... as well as pieces for violas.
MORLEY (THOMAS)