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Martin Peerson

born: c1572
died: 15 January 1651
country: United Kingdom

Martin Peerson (c1572–1651) was a Vicar Choral and Almoner at St Paul’s Cathedral in the early seventeenth century. He took the BMus degree at Oxford in 1613 and may have worked as sacrist at Westminster Abbey between 1623 and 1630. As Almoner at St Paul’s (from 1624 or 1625) he would have had responsibility for the choristers and may have been made a Minor Canon. In 1642 at the outbreak of the Civil War (when services had been stopped at St Paul’s) Peerson, along with the other Vicars Choral, had special financial provision made for him. He was buried in St Faith’s Chapel in the cathedral crypt.

from notes by William McVicker 1997

Albums
'Peerson: Latin Motets' (CDA67490)
Peerson: Latin Motets
'Advent at St Paul's' (CDH55463)
Advent at St Paul's
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55463  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'English Virginal Music of the 17th Century' (CDA66067)
English Virginal Music of the 17th Century
Complete works available for download
Blow out the trumpet in Sion St Paul's Cathedral Choir, John Scott (conductor)
Deus omnipotens Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor)
Hora nona Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor)
Laboravi in gemitu meo Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor)
Levavi oculos meos Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor)
Mulieres sedentes Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor)
Nolite fieri Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor)
O Domine Jesu Christe Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor)
O rex gloriae Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor)
Pater fili paraclete Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor)
Quid vobis videtur Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor)
The fall of the leaf Christopher Kite (virginals)
The Primrose Christopher Kite (virginals)
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
Blow out the trumpet in Sion (Peerson)
Christus factus est  Secunda pars of Mulieres sedentes (Peerson)
Deus omnipotens (Peerson)
Ecce non dormitabit  Secunda pars of Levavi oculos meos (Peerson)
Hora nona (Peerson)
Laboravi in gemitu meo (Peerson)
Latus eius  Secunda pars of Hora nona (Peerson)
Levavi oculos meos (Peerson)
Mulieres sedentes (Peerson)
Multa flagella peccatoris  Secunda pars of Nolite fieri (Peerson)
Nolite fieri (Peerson)
O Domine Jesu Christe (Peerson)
O rex gloriae (Peerson)
Pater fili paraclete (Peerson)
Quid vobis videtur (Peerson)
Redemptor mundi  Secunda pars of Deus omnipotens (Peerson)
The fall of the leaf (Peerson)
The Primrose (Peerson)
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