Timon of Athens (ToA-5)

With Thomas Middleton. (CM233-4: 49 cues)

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I i 96 Trumpets sound. (MM ) long *flourish. (LH230) short signal only (B263) multiple trumpets
243 Trumpet sounds. [What trumpet’s that?] (B263) single trumpet
ii 0 Hautboys playing loud music. A great *banquet is served MH138: rich and splendid dance music 317
LF231: genial music for this ‘Love feast’ scene (à 2 LM pt. 1: 1 f 2 r, 57 r) galliard: ‘Two merry lasses’ used in Beaumont Masque of the Inner Temple and Gray’s Inn 1613 SA354
92-6 [what need we have any friends…they were the most needless creatures living…and would most resemble sweet instruments hung up in cases, that keep their sounds to themselves.]
111 A tucket sounds within [What means that trump?]
126 [Music, make their welcome!]
128 Music. Enter a masque Ladies as Amazons, with lutes in their hands, dancing and playing B263 guitars imitating lutes BR 136 *pavane, *galliard and *coranto; BR70-75 discusses the masque 318
a) LH235 Amazonian mask à 2 (LM71 35v-36r, 86v-87r) SA124 cf Cutts ML (1954) 197
b) (B263-4) i) any *passamezzo pavan; ii) Spanish pavane (142a)
c) (B263-4) OYSTERMAYRE Galliard F260
128-9 [Hey-day, what a sweep of vanity comes this way? They dance? They are mad women.
139-140 [I should fear those that dance before me now Would one day stamp upon me.]
142 …all dance… a lofty strain or two to the hautboys; and cease. 319
(B264) *passamezzo pavan played at double time (318b)
248 [Farewell; and come with better music]
III v 0 (B264) *fanfare
vii 25{-92} Loud music. LF236-7 trumpets only for this Hate feast’ scene 320
a) LH236-7/ MF149-152/ (B264): BULL Duke of Brunswick’s alman; kF142/ MB ixx 93; rS + k HU11; rA + g BUd2; rSAT Fm4; steps DF148-150
b) LH236-7/ MF149-152/ (B264): 1600 BYRD The Queen’s almayne ‘The oulde almaine’; kF172/ MB xxvii 10; ۞Cap4/ ۞Mo v 7/ ۞Py 18/ ۞Q19 iv; rSATB MC6 (with galliard); steps DF150-2; steps DI iv 34-5; HOLBORNE J56 The Old almayne, lute or cittern HC11; kSA336; ۞Ma 1/ ۞R 19; steps SA p546/ DI iv 18 commentary SB384; anon. settings, cittern (CC31v) kSA337, and kMPf 27 DO236;
c) (B264) Spanish pavane (142a)
33 [Feast your ears with the music a while, if they will fare so harshly o’th’ trumpets’ sound.]
40 {A table and stools are} brought in
{92} (B264) music breaks off in confusion
IV iii 44 {Drum and fife}. March afar off [Ha, a drum?] LF236-7, 271: 10 321
47 Enter…with soldiers playing drum and fife, in warlike manner…
58; 169, 177 [Follow thy drum]; [Strike up the drum…Strike!] Exeunt {to drum and fife}
V v 0; 2 Trumpets sound; A parley sounds
90 [Let our drums strike]. {Drums} (B265) drum marc

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