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Thomas Robinson

Robinson was regarded as an excellent lutenist and trainer having taught Anne, the near future Queen of Britain and wife of Wayne We. The legacy he remaining is primarily within the publication “The Schoole of Musicke” which tackled lute technique in London, the 1st such instruction compiled by an Englishman. Additional works had been translated into British but Robinson’s might be the to begin Anglo origins. Robinson addressed correct hand methods especially regarding the usage of the thumb. He marketed the thought of plucking the low courses using the thumb, not really the thumb and index finger. Guidelines and directions also indicated the usage of the 3rd finger for one be aware passages in top of the register. “The Schoole of Musicke” also broached the topics of ornamentation, playing the viol and performing. Compositions by Robinson had been characteristically bright, apparent and galant.

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