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Blow, John

child of the Chapel, composer, musicisti, organ, virginal, composer for the vocal music, teacher, master of the music, master of the children of the Chapel, tuner of regalls, organs and all wind instruments, organ


born: 20 Feb 1649 North Collingham (see note) Source: 1,2  

born: - North Collingham, Nottinghamshire / county, England Source: 3  
born: 1648 North Collingham (see note) Source: 4,5  
born: circa 1648 North Collingham (see note) Source: 6  

baptised: 23 Feb 1649 Newark, Nottinghamshire / county, England Source: 7  

died: 01 Oct 1708 Westminster, London, England Source: 7  
died: 01 Oct 1708 London, England Source: 6  

active in church: 1668-1679 London, England Source: 7  
active in church: 1676-1708 London, England Source: 7  

perf: 1981 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  

The Music Sack has 131 items with information about John Blow
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 2001

Index

p. 243-264 In:
Klein, Axel
Irish classical recordings
A discography of Irish art music
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2001, 264 p.

Number of People : 1,228


 1996

Anthems : Vol. III : Anthems with Strings
Ed. by B. Wood.
Music & Letters 77:485-7 N3 1996
       Note: London, Stainer & Bell, 1993

Number of People : 1


 1996

Bond, Ann
Organ CDs Purcell and Blow: Voluntaries, Suites and Grounds (G. Leonhardt, harpsichord and organ) (Philips)
Choir & Organ 4:66 N1 1996

Number of People : 1


 1996

Hagestedt, Jens
Klassik-CDs Henry Purcell, John Blow : Voluntaries, Suites und Grounds (Gustav Leonhardt) (Philips)
Stereoplay N1:169 Jan 1996

Number of People : 1


 1996

Baroque Keyboard Music in Italy, France, England, and Germany

p. 33 In:
Gordon, Stewart
A History of Keyboard Literature.
Music for the Piano and its Forerunners
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996, 566 p.

Number of People : 32


 1995

Porter, Andrew
Venus and Adonis and Dido and Aeneas
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in the Queen Elizabeth Hall, March 8
Opera (England) 46:606-7 May 1995
       notes

Number of People : 1


 1995

Anthems III : Anthems with Strings. Transc. and ed. by B. Wood. (London, Stainer & Bell (E. C. Schirmer), 1993)
Notes 51:1129+ N3 1995

Number of People : 1


 1995

Spink, Ian
Restoration cathedral music 1660-1714
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995, 487 p.

Number of People : 11


 1994

Cooper, B.
Problems in the transmission of Blow's organ music
Music & Letters 75:522-47 N4 1994
       mus notes table
       Note: includes appendix

Number of People : 1


 1994

Godwin, S.
Reviews / recordings Blow : Fairest Work of Happy Nature (John Mark Ainsley, tenor; Paula Chateauneuf, guitar and theorbo; Timothy Roberts, harpsichord, spinet and organ) (Hyperion CD)
Consort: 50:82 N1 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Rohan, M.S.
The first English opera
Classic Cd N51:49 Aug 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Burden, M.
Recording reviews 'Fairest Work of Happy Nature': Songs and Keyboard Music by John Blow (John Mark Ainsley, Timothy Roberts, Paula Chateauneuf) (Hyperion CD)
Early Music 22:345 N2 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Godwin, S.
Reviews / recordings Blow : Awake My Lyre (Redbyrd; Parley of Instruments) (Hyperion CD)
Consort: 50:82-3 N1 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Price, C.
['Unscarr'd by turning times'? The dating of Purcell's Dido and Aeneas. B. Wood and A. Pinnock] Dido and Aeneas : questions of style and evidence
Early Music 22:115+ N1 1994
       facs mus notes

Number of People : 1


 1994

Anthems III : Anthems with Strings
Ed. by B. Wood.
Early Music 22:330-31 N2 1994
       Note: London, Stainer & Bell, 1993. u65.00

Number of People : 1


 1994

Wood, B.
Pinnock, A.
['Unscarr'd by turning times'? The dating of Purcell's Dido and Aeneas. B. Wood and A. Pinnock]
[Dido and Aeneas : questions of style and evidence. C. Price] Correspondence : 'Singin' in the rain' : yet more on dating Dido.
Early Music 22:365-7 N2 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Bletschacher, Richard
Apollons Vermachtnis : vier Jahrhunderte Oper
Wien: Ueberreuter, 1994, 496 p.

Number of People : 44


 1994

Burden, M.
Recording reviews 'Awake My Lyre': Domestic Music by John Blow (Red Byrd, Parley of Instruments) (Hyperion CD)
Early Music 22:345-6 N2 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Reviews / recordings Blow : Fairest Work of Happy Nature (John Mark Ainsley, tenor; Paula Chateauneuf, guitar and theorbo; Timothy Roberts, harpsichord, spinet and organ) (Hyperion CD). S. Godwin.mp, Charles Daniels, Simon Birchall; the Parley of Instruments/Roy Goodman, Peter Holman) (Hyperion)
Consort: 50:82 N1 1994

Number of People : 1


 1993

Reynolds, G.
Records Handel : Coronation Anthems
Blow : Anthems (King's College Choir/Willcocks) (Decca)
Choir & Organ 1:48+ N4 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

Reviews / CDs Odes on the Death of Henry Purcell
Jeremiah Clarke : Come, Come Along
Henry Hall : Yes, My Aminta, 'Tis Too True
John Blow : Mark How the Lark and Linnet Sing
Thomas Morgan : Mr H. Purcell's Farewell (Ruth Holton, Rogers Covey-Cru
Musical Times, 134:344 Jun 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

Mason, C.
The Gentleman's Journal (1692-1694) as a source of English secular song
Context N6:3-10 Summer 1993-1994
       facs mus notes table

Number of People : 1


 1993

Reynolds, G.
Records Handel : Ode for St. Cecilia's Day
Blow : Anthems (King's College Choir/Willcocks) (Decca)
Choir & Organ 1:51 N4 1993

Number of People : 1


 1992

Indice Dei Nomi

p. 487-570 In:
Rossi, Franco
Girardi, Michele
Il teatro la Fenici : chronologia degli spettacoli 1938-1991
Venezia: Albrizzi Editore, 1992, 650 p.

Number of People : 11,539


 1991

Darasse, Xavier
Catagrel, Gilles
Roubinet, Michel
Sabatier, Francois
Guillard, Georges
Francois-Sappey, Brigitte
Guide de la musique d'orgue
Sous la direction de Gilles Catagrel avec la collaboratino de Xavier Darasse, Brigitte Francois-Sappey, Georges Guillard, Michel Roubinet, Francois Sabatier
Fayard, 1991, 840 p.

Number of People : 250


 1991

Shaw, Harold Watkins
The succession of organists of the Chapel Royal and the cathedrals of England and Wales from c1538
Also of the organists of the collegiate churches of Westminster and Windsor, certain academic choral foundations, and the cathedrals of Armagh and Dublin
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1991

Number of People : 902


 1990

Cande, Roland de
Les chefs-d'oeuvre de la musique : I. de Machaut a Beethoven
Paris: Seuil, 1990, 455 p.

Number of People : 38


 1989

Hamilton-Phillips, M.
Music for kings
Ovation 9:28-30+ Jan 1989
       illustr.

Number of People : 1


 1989

Freeman-Attwood, J.
Proms
Musical Times, 130:630 Oct 1989

Number of People : 1


 1989

Proms '89
Musical Opinion 112:427 Dec 1989

Number of People : 1


 1989

Cox, Geoffrey
Organ music in restoration England
A study of sources, styles, and influences
Vol. 1
New York: Garland, 1989, 563 p.

Number of People : 10


 1989

Luckett, Richard
A new source for Venus and Adonis
Musical Times, 130:76-9 Feb 1989
       cover il facs

Number of People : 1


 1989

Price, C.
Recordings
Early Music 17:455-6 N3 1989

Number of People : 1


 1989

Schallplatten John Blow : Venus and Adonis; Christopher Gibbons/Matthew Locke : Cupid and Death
Neue Zeitschrift fur Musik 150:41 Feb 1989
       Note: The Consort of Musicke, Dirigent: Anthony Rooley

Number of People : 1


 1988

Wiering, F.
Blow, Purcell en de Glorious Revolution : Politiek en muziek in Engeland in de 2e helft van de 17e eeuw
Tijdschrift Voor Oude Muziek 3:69-71 N3 1988
       il mus

Number of People : 1


 1988

Hoeft, T.
Schallplatten (Venus and Adonis) (Harmonia mundi label)
Concerto N11:30-31 Nov 1988

Number of People : 1


 1988

Hoeft, T.
Schallplatten (Venus and Adonis) (Harmonia mundi label)
Concerto N11:30-31 Nov 1988

Number of People : 1


 1986

Grove, George / Sir
British opera in retrospect. A project to encourage the performance of British operas
Sponsored and organised by the British Music Society for European music year, 1985
Opera Project Management Committee, 1986, 149 p.

Number of People : 184


 1986

Anthems II : Anthems with Orchestra
Ed. by B. Wood.
Notes 43:402-3 N2 1986
       Note: London, Stainer & Bell, 1984. paper $67.00

Number of People : 1


 1986

Anthems II : Anthems with Orchestra
Ed. by B. Wood.
Music & Letters 67:100+ N1 1986
       Note: London, Stainer & Bell, 1984

Number of People : 1


 1986

Holman, Peter
A new source of restoration keyboard music
Research Chronicle 20:53-7 1986-1987
       Note: includes inventory of Brussels Conservatoire MS XY 15139

Number of People : 1


 1985

Anthems II : Anthems with Orchestra
Ed. by B. Wood.
Early Music 13:587 N4 1985
       Note: London, Stainer & Bell, 1984. P40.50

Number of People : 1


 1985

Shaw, Harold Watkins
John Blow : an English harpsichord composer.
Slavonic and western music. Ann Arbor, Mich. 1985. S. 49-62.
       Mit 11 Notenbeisp.

Number of People : 1


 1984

Babbs, David G.
John Blow's 1684 new year's day ode for Charles II
An historical and stylistic analysis
Stanford. 1984. dissertation.

Number of People : 1


 1984

Evans, D.R.
Blow's Court Odes : a new discovery
Musical Times, 125:567-9 Oct 1984
       facs il

Number of People : 1


 1984

Evans, David R.
Blow's court odes : a new discovery.
Musical Times, 125 (1984), S. 567-569.
       Mit 4 Notenbeisp.

Number of People : 1


 1983

Cox, Geoffrey
John Blow and the earliest English cornet voluntaries.
Journal of the British Institute of Organ Studies. 7 (1983), S. 4-17.
       Mit 11 Notenbeisp.

Number of People : 1


 1983

Alphabetical list of persons involved in organ building; chiefly between 1660 and 1860

p. 76-86 In:
Major list of works (Alphabetized by name of organ builder)

p. 76-86 In:
Major list of works (Alphabetized by name of organ builder)

Number of People : 133


 1983

Annotated index of organists and unsuccessful candidates with biographical notes drawn form original sources

Part three In:
Dawe, Donovan
Organists of the City of London
A record of one thousand organists with an annotated index
By Donovan Daw
London: Donovan Dawe, 1983

Number of People : 950


 1982

Bevan, M.
Blow
Musical Times, 123:601 Sep 1982
       Note: error in miniature score

Number of People : 1


 1981

Hickman, F.
The Restoration anthem in England
Journal of Church Music 23:2-5+ Oct 1981
       illustr.

Number of People : 1


 1981

Taylor, P.
Opera and ballet in London
Musical Opinion 104:387 Jul 1981

Number of People : 1


 1981

Ashbee, Andrew
Lists of Payments to the King's Musick in the Reign of Charles II (1660-1685)
Transcribed and edited by Andrew Ashbee
Snodland, Kent: Andrew Ashbee, 1981

Number of People : 213


 1981

Hodge, Brian
A new Frescobaldi attribution
Musical Times, 122:263-5 Apr 1981
       illustr.

Number of People : 1


 1981

Sadie, Stanley
Il Ballo delle Ingrate; Venus and Adonis; Kent Opera at Sadler's Wells Theatre
Opera (England) 32:743-4 Jul 1981

Number of People : 1


 1981

Nagley, Judith
Kent Opera
Musical Times, 122:403-4 Jun 1981

Number of People : 1


 1980

Curtis, G.R.
Kent Opera's "other" Venus
Early Music Gazette, Oct 1980, p. 6

Number of People : 1


 1980 Source: 7

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

Duck, Leonard
The Manchester scene
Musical Opinion 103:406 Jul 1980

Number of People : 1


 1980

Fallows, David
Manchester
Musical Times, 121:458-9 Jul 1980

Number of People : 1


 1980

John Blow's anthology
Ed. by T. Dart.
Rev. by D. Moroney.
Early Music 8:405-6 N3 1980
       Note: London, Stainer & Bell, 1978. P5.75

Number of People : 1


 1979 Source: 1

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1977

Stieger, Franz
Opernlexikon
Teil II: Komponisten
Tutzing: Hans Schneider, 1977

Number of People : 9,633


 1977

McGuinness, Rosamond
English court odes 1660-1820
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1977, 249 p.

Number of People : 4


 1977

Wood, B.
John Blow's anthems with orchestra
Cambridge. 1977. dissertation.

Number of People : 1


 1977

McLean, H.J.
Caritas domi incipit
An early 18th century organ book
Studies in Music (Canada) 2:52-64 1977

Number of People : 1


 1975

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 1974

Spink, Ian
[John Blow]
English Songs: Dowland to Purcell.
London: B. T. Batsford, 1974.
p. 241-252
       musical examples

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1970

Honneger, Marc
Dictionnaire de la musique
Publie sous la direction de Marc Honneger
Paris: Bordas, 1970-76

Number of People : 6,183


 1966

Ewen, David
Great composers 1300-1900
A biographical and critical guide
Compiled and edited by David Ewen
New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 1966, 429 p.

Number of People : 198


 1965

Zenei lexikon
Budapest: Zenemukiado Vallalat, 1965

Number of People : 4,351


 1965

McGuinness, Rosamond
The Chronology of John Blow's Court Odes.
Music and Letters. 46 (1965), S. 102-121.

Number of People : 1


 1964

Shaw, Harold Watkins
The Autographs of John Blow (1649-1708)
The Music Review. 25 (1964), S. 85-95.

Number of People : 1


 1959 Source: 6

Eitner, Robert
Biographisch-bibliographisches Quellen-Lexikon der Musiker und Musikgelehrten
Christlicher Zeitrechnung bis Mitte des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts
Graz: Akademische Druck- u. Verlaganstalt, 1959

Number of People : 26,838


 1958

Shaw, Harold Watkins
John Blow (born 1649 : died 1 October 1708)
The musical Times. 99 (1958), S. 542-544.

Number of People : 1


 1954

Pena, Joaquin
Angles, Higinio
Querol Gavalda, Miguel
Diccionario de la musica labor
Iniciado por Joaquin Pena
Continuado por Higinio Angles
Con la colaboracion de Miguel Querol y otros distinguidos musicologos espanoles y extranjeros
Barcelona: Editorial Labor, 1954, 2V, 2318P.

Number of People : 7,942


 1951

Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sundstrom, Einar
Sohlman's musiklexikon : nordiskt och allmant upplagsverk for tonkonst, musikliv och dans
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl Allan Moberg [och] Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, [1951-]

Number of People : 8,662


 1940

Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Fourth edition revised and enlarged
New York: G. Schirmer, 1940

Number of People : 6,835


 1938

Shaw, Harold Watkins
Blow's use of the ground bass.
Musical Quarterly 24, 31-38.

Number of People : 1


 1938

Schmidl, Carlo
Dizionario universale dei musicisti : Supplemento
Milan: Sonzogno, 1938, 806 p.

Number of People : 9,140


 1938

Shaw, Harold Watkins
John Blow's anthems.
Music and Letters 19, 429-42.

Number of People : 1


 1938

Shaw, Harold Watkins
The church music of John Blow.
The Listener 19, 652. London.

Number of People : 1


 1938

Shaw, Harold Watkins
John Blow and Dr. Burney.
Monthly Musical Record 68, 104-07.

Number of People : 2


 1937

Schmidl, Carlo
Dizionario universale dei musicisti
Milan: Sonzogno, 1937, 2V p.

Number of People : 11,317


 1936

Frank, Paul
Altmann, Wilhelm
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon : fur Musiker und Freunde der Musik
Begrundet von Paul Frank
Neu bearbeitet und erganzt von Wilhelm Altmann
Regensburg: Gustave Bosse, 1936, 730 p.

Number of People : 17,230


 1936

Shaw, Harold Watkins
John Blow as theorist
Musical Times, LXXVII, :. 835-36. London.

Number of People : 1


 1927

Norlind, Tobias
Allmant musiklexikon
Stockholm: Wahlstrom & Widstrand, 1927-28, 2V p.

Number of People : 4,739


 1924

Bekker, Leander Jan de
Black's dictionary of music & musicians ... from earliest times to 1924 ...
London: 1924

Number of People : 1,435


 1921

West, John Ebenezer
Cathedral organists past and present.
A record of the succession of organists of the cathdrals, chapels royal, and principal collegiate churches of the United Kingdom, from about the period of the Reformation until the present day.
With biographical notes, extracts from the chapter books, anecdotes, &c.
London: Novello, 1921, 141 p.

Number of People : 634


 1920

Anderton, H. Orsmond
Early English music
London: Musical Opinion, 1920

Number of People : 41


 1920

Bridge, Frederick
Twelve good musicians : From John Bull to Henry Purcell
New York: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1920

Number of People : 12


 1919

Remy, Alfred
Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Third edition
Revised and enlarged by Alfred Remy, M.A.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1919, 1094 p.

Number of People : 7,067


 1915

Straeten, Edmund Sebastian Joseph van der
History of the violoncello, the viol da gamba
Their precursors and collateral instruments.
With biographies of all the most eminent players of every country
London: William Reeves, 1915

Number of People : 1,669


 1911

Baltzell, Winton J.
Baltzell's dictionary of musicians ...
Boston, MA: 1911

Number of People : 748


 1909

[no title]
Musical Herald 1909

Number of People : 47


 1909

Lafontaine, Henry Cart de
The king's musick.
A transcript of records relating to music and musicians (1460-1700)
Edited by Henry Cart de Lafontaine
London: Novello, 1909, 522 p.

Number of People : 56

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1909

Index

p. 489-522 In:
Lafontaine, Henry Cart de
The king's musick.
A transcript of records relating to music and musicians (1460-1700)
Edited by Henry Cart de Lafontaine
London: Novello, 1909, 522 p.

Number of People : 1,649


 1900 Source: 2

Grove, George / Sir
A dictionary of music and musicians
London: MacMillan, 1900

Number of People : 443


 1900

Baker, Theodore
Biographical dictionary of musicians
Compiled and edited by Theodore Baker, Ph.D.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1900, 653 p.

Number of People : 5,682

More Details : (1 Section)


 1897

Stratton, Stephen Samuel
Brown, James D.
British musical biography.
A dictionary of musical artists, authors and composers born in Britain and its colonies.
By James D. Brown and Stephen S. Stratton
Birmingham: S.S. Stratton, 1897, 462 p.

Number of People : 4,164


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