Martin Peerson (17th century composer)

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Martin Peerson (or Pearson, Pierson) (born between 1571 and 1573; died December 1650 or January 1651 and buried 16 January 1651) was an English composer, organist and virginalist. Despite Roman Catholic leanings at a time when it was illegal not to subscribe to Church of England beliefs and practices, he was highly esteemed for his musical abilities and held posts at St Paul's Cathedral and, it is believed, Westminster Abbey. His output included both sacred and secular music in forms such as consort music, keyboard pieces, madrigals and motets.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1977 De fyra årstiderna Joculatores Upsalienses 3
1993 The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book Joseph Payne 1
1995 The Golden Age of Harpsichord Music Rafael Puyana 1
1997 English Madrigals (The Amaryllis Consort) The Amaryllis Consort 1
2000 Hear My Prayer Canto Villanella 1
Elizabethan Songs and Dances Colin Tilney 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2013 Mercury Living Presence: The Collector's Edition Vol. 2 Various Artists 1

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