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Robert Jones

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Robert Jones (c. 1577 – 1617) was an English lutenist and composer, the most prolific of the English lute song composers (along with Thomas Campion).He received the degree of B.Mus from Oxford in 1597 (St. Edmund Hall). He ran a school in London . Records show that he had a patent (monopoly) to train children for the Queen's Revels between 1610–15. In 1610, he collaborated with Philip Rosseter to present plays at the Whitefriars theatre. He was recorded as a Gentleman of the Chapel Royal 1612.William Shakespeare quoted his song, 'Farewell, dear love', in Twelfth Night.

     
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Farewell, Dear Love on The Food of Love: Songs, Dances, and Fancies for Shakespeare by Baltimore Consort
Though your strangeness on Theatre Of Early Music: Love Bade Me Welcome - Songs and Poetry From the Renaissance by James Bowman, Ralph Fiennes & Daniel Taylor
What If I seek for love of thee? on Theatre Of Early Music: Love Bade Me Welcome - Songs and Poetry From the Renaissance by James Bowman, Ralph Fiennes & Daniel Taylor
Fare Well Fond Youth on Fare Well Fond Youth by Robert Jones, Capella De La Torre & Katharina Bauml
My complaining Is but feigning on Theatre Of Early Music: Love Bade Me Welcome - Songs and Poetry From the Renaissance by James Bowman, Ralph Fiennes & Daniel Taylor
Once did I serve a cruel heart on Theatre Of Early Music: Love Bade Me Welcome - Songs and Poetry From the Renaissance by James Bowman, Ralph Fiennes & Daniel Taylor
Sweet Kate on Theatre Of Early Music: Love Bade Me Welcome - Songs and Poetry From the Renaissance by James Bowman, Ralph Fiennes & Daniel Taylor
Will Said to his Mammy on The Art of the Bawdy Song by Various Artists
Lie down, poor heart on Theatre Of Early Music: Love Bade Me Welcome - Songs and Poetry From the Renaissance by James Bowman, Ralph Fiennes & Daniel Taylor
I Come, Sweet Birds on Waytes: English Music for a Renaissance Band by Piffaro

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Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Lute SongsJohn Dowland • Robert Jones • Emma Kirkby • Anthony Rooley2004Compil.
The Summe Of All Delights, Songs And Ayres Of Shakespeare's EnglandTobias Hume, Robert Jones, Jennifer Lane1997Album
The Muses GardinRobert Jones • Emma Kirkby, Anthony Rooley1991Album
Elizabethan And Jacobean Ayres, Madrigals And DancesNew York Pro Musica, Noah Greenberg - William Byrd / Orlando Gibbons / Thomas Morley / John Dowland / Thomas Campion / John Cooper / Robert Jones / John Farmer1959Album
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