Wayward Sisters - Matthew Locke: The Broken Consort, Part I (2014)
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 312 MB
Label: Naxos | Tracks: 40 | Time: 77:10 min
Matthew Locke was the most prominent English musician of the generation before Purcell, occupying a unique place between the Renaissance consort tradition and Baroque chamber music. The Broken Consort refers to a group with mixed instruments, and Locke's pieces entertained royalty with their ambitiously chromatic tonal language and rhythmic quirkiness.