Henry VI part 1 (1H6-5)

(CM91-2: 90 cues). Text has been partly attributed to Thomas Nashe

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I i 0 *Dead march CM419 drums
78-81 [Awake, awake, English nobility!] DO 54-6 ‘Awake, awake! O England!’ set to a version of tune ‘Mall Simms’ ۞DO ii 1 77
ii 0 Sound a flourish…marching with drummer and soldiers
18 [Sound, sound alarum!]
iii 0 Here alarum. {Drums}
vi 47 Here they shoot off chambers {within}
58-9 [Whilst any trump did sound or drum struck up, His sword did ne’er leave striking]
73-4 […and like thee, Nero, Play on the lute, beholding the towns burn.]
75, 89 Here an alarm., and it thunders and lightens [What stir is this? What tumult’s in the heavens? Whence cometh this alarum and the noise?]; Alarum
vii 0, 26 Here an alarum again; A short alarum
viii 0; 31 Flourish; Flourish.
II i 7 …drums beating a *dead march SM16 muffled drums;
39; 78 {Alarum}; Alarum
ii 3 Retreat is sounded
iii 60 He winds his horn. Within, drums strike up; a peal of ordnance.
III i 0; 74 Flourish; A noise within
76; 78; 190 [What’s tumult’s this]; A noise again; Sennet
iv 0 An alarum
v 0; 62 An alarum; An alarum. Excursions
68 Retreat. Excursions
vi 0 An alarum
vii 28; 30 Drums sound afar off; Here sound an English *march 78
N &166, 200-1: c1610 ‘The ancient English drum march’
32 Here sound a French *march (MM30/ SM15) drum alone 79
(B243) 1670 (from earlier original) Batterie de tambour: Gardes de la Marine N&201
35 Trumpets sound a parley
viii 0; 27 {Flourish}; Sennet
IV i 0, 173 {Flourish}; Flourish
ii 0; 2 Enter…with a trumpeter and drummer}; The trumpeter sounds a parley
35-38 [For ere the glass that now begins to run…] ‘All careful Christians, mark my song… The glass doth run…’ (18 verses) set to tune of Wigmore’s galliard. 80 (247a)
38-41 Drum afar off [Hark, hark, the Dauphin’s drum, a warning bell, Sings heavy music to thy timorous soul; And mine shall ring thy dire departure out.]
iii 0 Enter…with a trumpeter
vi 0 Alarum. Excursions
54 [Then follow thou thy desp’rate sire of Crete, Thou Icarus.] DO215-7 ‘In Crete when Daedalus first began his long exile’ set to lute tune ‘In Crete’ 81 (210)
vii 0; 32 Alarum. Excursions; {Alarum}
V i 0 Sennet
iii, iv 0 Alarum. Excursions: Excursions;
v 0; 84 Alarum; {Enter Captains, colours, and trumpeters};
86; 101 Sound a parley; Trumpets sound

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