minstrel: henry v songs

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pbm.com
Wed Nov 22 07:47:27 PST 2000


> "Strike it up tabor" by Thomas Weelkes, is in the Oxford Book of English
> Madrigals, Philip Ledger, ed., Oxford University Press, ISBN
> 0-19-343664-7. It's Elizabethan, thus post-dates the time period
> portrayed by the play.

But Shakespeare commonly included anachronisms in his plays. All the
music in his plays was "modern", even in the histories.

-- gb


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