Chelys

Volume 1 (1969) - (download.pdf)

  • Andrew Ashbee Article 1: John Jenkins's Fantasia-Suites for Treble, two Basses and Organ
  • Arthur W. Marshall Article 2: The Viola da Gamba Music of Godfrey Finger
  • Marco Pallis Article 3: The Instrumentation of English Viol Consort Music
  • Gordon Dodd Article 4: The Coperario-Lupo Five-part Books at Washington
  • Gordon Dodd Note 1: Coperario or Bull?
  • Marco Pallis Note 2: Jean Rousseau and the Privilege du Roi
  • Gordon Dodd Note 3: Bells
  • Richard Andrewes Book Review: Peter Le Huray, Music and the Reformation in England 1549- 1660

  • Volume 2 (1970) - (download.pdf)
  • Andrew Ashbee Article 1: John Jenkins's Fantasia-Suites for Treble, two Basses and Organ
  • Carolyn Coxon Article 2: Some Notes on English Graces for the Viol
  • Anthony Woodford Article 3: Music for Viols in Tablature: manuscript sources in the British Museum
  • Richard Nicholson Music review 1: Jenkins and Musica Britannica XXVI
  • Francis Baines Article 4: Fantasias for the Great Double Base
  • Carolyn Coxon Book review 1: Christopher Simpson: A Compendium of Practical Music in Five
  • Gordon Dodd Parts. Ed. Phillip Lord, Oxford, 1970
  • Book review 2: Pamela J. Willetts. A Handlist of Music Manuscripts acquired 1908-1967. London, 1970
  • Andrew Ashbee Book review 3: R. W. Ketton-Cremer. Norfolk in the Civil War. A Portrait of a Society in Conflict. London, 1969
  • Anthony Woodford Music review 3: David Greer. Twenty Songs from Printed Sources-The English Lute-Songs, 2nd series, vol. 21. London, 1969

  • Volume 3 (1971) - (download.pdf)
  • John M. Jennings Article 1: The Fantasies of Thomas Lupo
  • Collette Harris Article 2: Tobias Hume-a short biography
  • James Whittaker Article 3: As Others Saw Us
  • Gordon Dodd Article 4: The Chest of Viols reconsidered
  • Christopher D. S. Book review: Rosamond E. M. Harding, A Thematic Catalogue of the Works of Field Matthew Locke
  • Michael Hobbs Music review 1: William Byrd. Collected Works. Vol. 15. Consort Songs for voice and viols. Edited by Philip Brett. London, Stainer & Bell, 1970
  • Joan Wess Music review 2: Michael East. Eight Fantasies of Five Parts (1610). London, Stainer & Bell

  • Volume 4 (1972) - (download.pdf)
  • Margaret Crum Article 1: The Consort Music from Kirtling, bought for the Oxford Music School from Anthony Wood, 1667
  • David Pinto Article 2: William Lawes' Consort Suites for the Viols, and the autograph Sources
  • Collette Harris Article 3: The Viol Lyra-Way
  • Carl Hugo Agren Article 4: The Sound of Viols
  • Desmond Dupr√© Book review: Diana Poulton, John Dowland
  • Anthony Woodford Music review 1: William Byrd. Collected works. Vol. 17. Consort Music, ed. Kenneth Elliott
  • Rosamond E.M. Music review 2: Matthew Locke: Chamber Music: I, II, Musica Britannica XXXI, Harding XXXII, ed. Michael Tilmouth
  • Michael Hobbs Music review 3: Jacobean Consort Music for recorders or viols, selected from Musica Britannica IX: Books 3 and 4; Invitation to Madrigals 5, ed. Thurston Dart

  • Volume 5 (1973-4) - (download.pdf)
  • Richard Charteris Article 1: A Rediscovered Source of English Consort Music
  • Margaret Urquhart Article 2: Prebendary Philip Falle (1656-1742) and the Durham Bass Viol Manuscript A. 27
  • Nathalie Dolmetsch Article 3: Of Bridges and Fingerboards
  • Andrew Ashbee Article 4: A Further Look at Some of the Le Strange Manuscripts
  • Gordon Dodd Article 5: A Study in Consort Interpretation: William Lawes: Six-part Consort Suite No. 2 in C
  • Marco Pallis Article 6: Mabel Dolmetsch. Born 6 August 1874
  • Peter Holman Article 7: Preliminary Checklist of Music for One or More Bass Viols with or without continuo Printed before 1800
  • Peter Walls Article 8: Lyra Viol Song
  • Kenneth M. Skeaping Book review 1: Francis Baines: Tutors for the Treble, Tenor and Bass Viol (Consort)
  • Rosemary Weigand Book review 2: Carl Parrish and John F. Ohl: Masterpieces of Music before 1750
  • Anthony Woodford Book review 3: Early Music: Volume 1 (nos. 1-4), 1973
  • Anthony Woodford Book review 4: RILM Abstracts, Cumulative Index 1-4, 1967-1971
  • Michael Hobbs Music review: William White. Diapente: Two Fantasies √† 5

  • Volume 6 (1975/76) - (download.pdf)
  • Gordon Dodd William Lawes: Royall Consort Suite No. 9 in F
  • Peter Holman The 'Symphony'
  • Andrew Ashbee Music for Treble, Bass & Organ by John Jenkins
  • Robert Donington James Talbot's Manuscript: Bowed Strings
  • Tim Crawford An Unusual Consort Revealed in an Oxford Manuscript
  • Mark Caudle The English Repertory for Violin, Bass Viol & Continuo

  • Volume 7 (1977) - (download.pdf)
  • David Baker The Instrumental Consort Music of Robert Parsons
  • John Bennett & Richard Mico Pamela Willetts
  • Gordon Dodd Alfonso Ferrabosco II: The Art of the Fantasy
  • Andrew Ashbee The Six-Part Consort Music of John Jenkins: An Editor's View
  • Wendy Hancock General Rules for Realising an Unfigured Bass in 17th Century England

  • Volume 8 (1978/79) - (download.pdf)
  • Frank Traficante Music for Lyra Viol: Manuscript Sources
  • Ian Gammie Sylvestro Ganassi: Regola Rubertina (1542), Lettione Seconda (1543). A Synopsis of the Text relating to the Viol
  • Peter Allsop the Role of the Stringed Bass as a Continuo Instrument in Italian Seventeenth Century Instrumental Music
  • Wendy Hancock The Frequency and Positioning of Ornaments in French Viol Music (1685-9)
  • Adrian Rose The Playing Technique of the Dessus and Pardessus de Violes
  • Gordon Dodd Matters Arising from Examination of Lyra-Viol Manuscripts

  • Volume 9 (1980) - (download.pdf)
  • Richard Charteris Another Six-Part Fantasia by Martin Peerson?
  • Sheila Marshall Viols in School
  • Adrian Rose The Solo Repertoire for Dessus and Pardessus de Violes
  • Gordon Dodd Matters Arising from Examination of Lyra-Viol Manuscripts

  • Volume 10 (1981) - (download.pdf)
  • D. & J. Baker The Browning [I]
  • Michael Goater The Maker's Viol
  • David Pinto The Fantasy Manner: the seventeenth-century context

  • Volume 11 (1982) - (download.pdf)
  • Carol Gartrell The Origins and Development of the Baryton
  • John R. Catch The Gambino
  • Richard Charteris A Postscript to 'John Coprario: A Thematic Catalogue of His Music with a Biographical Introduction' (New York 1977)
  • Ian Graham-Jones Some Random Thoughts on Pitch in English Viol Consort Music in the Seventeenth Century
  • Andrew Ashbee A Not Unapt Scholar: Bulstrode Whitelock (1605-1675)
  • Adrian Rose Another Collection of Pieces by Charles Dolle

  • Volume 12 (1982) - (download.pdf)
  • John Harper The Distribution of the Consort Music of Orlando Gibbons in Seventeenth Century Sources
  • John M. Jennings Thomas Lupo Revisited - Is Key the Key to his Later Music?
  • Lynn Hulse John Hingeston
  • Gordon Dodd Tablature Without Tears
  • Hazelle Miloradovitch Eighteenth-Century Manuscript Transcriptions for Viols of Music by Corelli & Marais In the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris: Sonatas and 'Pieces de Viole'

  • Volume 13 (1984) - (download.pdf)
  • Peter Holman Thomas Baltzar (?1631-1663): The Incomperable Luciber on the Violin
  • Alison Crum Improve Your Consort Playing: A Practical Study of John Jenkins Fantasy a 6 in A minor, VdGs No. 8
  • Adrian Rose Marc-Antoine Charpentier's Premiere Lecon du Vendredy Saint: An Important Source of Music for Solo Treble Viol
  • Carl Hugo Agren Diatonic Fingering on Treble and Pardessus Viols

  • Volume 14 (1985) - (download.pdf)
  • Julie Anne Sadie Handel: In Pursuit of the Viol
  • Lucy Robinson Notes on Editing the Bach Gamba Sonatas (BWV 1027-1029)
  • Ian Woodfield The First Earl of Sandwich, a Performance of William Lawes in Spain and the Origins of the Pardessus de Viole
  • Ian Woodfield The Younger Sainte-Colombe in Edinburgh

  • Volume 15 (1987) - (download.pdf)
  • Joan Wess Musica Transalpina, Parody, and the Emerging Jacobean Viol Fantasia
  • John R. Catch Praetorius and English Viol Pitch
  • Richard Charteris English Music in the Library of Moritz, Landgrave of Hessen-Kassel, in 1613
  • Graham Dixon Continuo Scoring in the Early Baroque: The Role of Bowed-Bass Instruments
  • Margaret Urquhart The Handwriting of Christopher Simpson

  • Volume 16 (1987) - (download.pdf)
  • John Bennett John Oker/Okeover
  • Richard Charteris The Origin of Alfonso Ferrabosco the Elder's Six-Part Fantasia C224
  • Margaret Urquhart Sir Robert Bolles Bt. of Scampton
  • Virginia Brookes The Four-Part In Nomines of John Ward
  • Robert Ford Clement Woodcock's Appointment at Canterbury Cathedral

  • Volume 17 (1988) - (download.pdf)
  • Ian Payne British Library Add. Mss 30826-8: A Set of Part-Books from Trinity College, Cambridge?
  • Graham Nelson The Lyra-viol Variation Sets of William Corkine
  • Graham Strahle Fantasy and Music in Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century England
  • John R. Catch James Talbot's Viols

  • Volume 18 (1989) - (download.pdf)
  • Pamela Willetts Stephen Bing: A Forgotten Violist
  • Calum McCart The Panmure Manuscripts: a New Look at an Old Source of Christopher Simpson's Consort Music
  • Michael Fleming Viol Drawings
  • Tim Crawford Constantijn Huygens and the 'Engelsche Viool'

  • Volume 19 (1990) - (download.pdf)
  • Ian Payne The Provision of Teaching on Viols at some English Cathedral Churches, c.1594- c.1645: Archival Evidence
  • Robert Thompson The Sources of Locke's Consort 'for seaverall friends'
  • Carl Hugo Agren The Use of Higher Positions on the Treble Viol
  • Dietrich Kessler A Seven-String Bass Viol by Michael Colichon

  • Volume 20 (1991) - (download.pdf)
  • Robert Thompson 'Francis Withie of Oxon' and his commonplace book, Christchurch, Oxford, Ms 337
  • Pamela Willetts John Barnard's Collections of Viol and Vocal Music
  • Annette Otterstedt The Spoon to the Soup: an Approach to the Lyra Viol
  • Gordon Dodd A Study in Consort Interpretation: William Lawes's Six-Part Consort Set in G minor

  • Volume 21 (1992) - (download.pdf)
  • Margaret Urquhart Was Christopher Simpson a Jesuit?
  • Pamela Willetts John Lilly: A Redating
  • Annette Otterstedt A Sentimental Journey through Germany and England (trans. Hans Reiners)
  • Adrian Rose Rudolph Dolmetsch (1906-1942): The First Modern Viola da Gamba Virtuoso

  • Volume 22 (1993) - (download.pdf)
  • Richard Charteris A Rediscovered Manuscript Source with some previously unknown works by John Jenkins, William Lawes and Benjamin Rogers
  • Francois Pierre Goy Seventeenth-Century Viol Pieces in Settings for Plucked Strings (c.1625-c.1700)
  • Gordon Sandford Coprario's Cadence: Some Thoughts on Coprario's Four-Part Fantasia C21

  • Volume 23 (1994) - (download.pdf)
  • Ian Payne John Ward (c. 1589-1638): The Case for One Composer of the Madrigals, Sacred Music and Five- and Six-Part Consorts
  • Derry Bertenshaw Another Five-Part Piece by Thomas Lupo?
  • Caroline Cunningham John Coprario's 'Rules how to compose' and his Four-Part Fantasias: Theory & Practice Confronted
  • Richard Charteris A Newly Discovered Manuscript Copy of Christopher Simpson's The Division Viol
  • Francois Pierre Goy The Norwegian Viol Tablatures
  • Andrew Ashbee The Society's Indexes: a Way Forward

  • Volume 24 (1995) - (download.pdf)
  • Robert Thompson A further look at the consort music manuscripts in Archbishop Marsh's Library, Dublin
  • David McGuiness Gibbons's solo songs reconsidered
  • Adrian Rose The Pardessus de viole: Notes for a master's thesis
  • Mark Smith The cello bow held the viol-way; once common, but now almost forgotten

  • Volume 25 (1996/97 double issue) - (download.pdf)
  • Michael Fleming Paintings of viols in England c.1580-1660
  • Dominic Gwynn The sound of the seventeenth century English chamber organ
  • Annette Otterstedt The compatibility of the viol consort with the organ in the early seventeenth century
  • Andrew Ashbee The late fantasias of John Jenkins
  • Matthew Spring The English lute 'fantasia-style' and the music of Cuthbert Hely
  • Cathie Miserandino-Gaherty The codicology and rastrology of GB-Ob Mus.Sch.MSS c.64-9: Manuscripts in support of transmission theory
  • Robert Thompson The sources of Purcell's fantasias
  • Peter Holman Henry Purcell and Joseph Gibbs: A new source of the three-part fantasias Z732 and Z734
  • David Pinto Purcell's In Nomines: A tale of two manuscripts (perhaps three)
  • Graham Nelson A case for the early provenance of the Cartwright lyra-viol manuscript

  • Volume 26 (1998) (download.pdf)
  • Bruce Bellingham Alphonso Ferrabosco II: the art of the fantasia
  • Derry Bertenshaw Madrigals and madrigalian fantasies: the five-part consort music of John Coprario and Thomas Lupo
  • Virginia Brookes The four-part fantasias of John Ward: one composer or two?
  • Caroline Cunningham Variety and unity in the fantasias of John Coprario

  • Volume 27 (1999) - (download.pdf)
  • Christopher Field The Composer's Workshop: Revisions in the consort music of Alfonso Ferrabosco the Younger
  • David Pinto Marsh, Mico and Attributions
  • Margaret Urquhart A possible trace of Christopher Simpson (S.J.)

  • Volume 28 (2000) - (download.pdf)
  • Michael Fleming Unpacking the 'Chest of Viols'
  • Tilman Muthesius The English Chest of Viols
  • Ian Payne 'The first that ever he made': Byrd's First Pavan and Galliard and Techniques of Transcription and Reconstruction in the 'Lost' Consort Dances
  • Hans Reiners Baroque Bows

  • Volume 29 (2001) - (download.pdf)
  • Richard Charteris New Connections between Eastern Europe and Works by Philips, Dowland, Marais and Others
  • Lynn Hulse The Duke of Newcastle and the English Viol
  • Mark Summers La mort de la viole en France pendant le dix-huitieme siecle: an enquiry into the viol's fall from grace
  • Michael Fleming A Bookseller's Catalogue of 1657
  • Richard Turbet The Myth of Byrd's Lost Consort Dances

  • Volume 30 (2002) - (download.pdf)
  • Virginia Brookes In Nomine: an obscure designation
  • Ian Payne New Light on 'New Fashions' by William Cobbold (1560-1639) of Norwich
  • Anne Graf A Seventeenth-Century Music Manuscript
  • Samantha Owens The Hand Gamba

  • Volume 31 (2003) - (download.pdf)
  • Pamela J. Willetts Who was Richard Gibbon(s)?
  • Michael Fleming How Long is a Piece of String? Understanding seventeenth-century descriptions of viols
  • David J. Rhodes The Viola da Gamba, its Repertory and Practitioners in the Late Eighteenth Century

  • Volume 32 (2004) - (download.pdf)
  • David Pinto Placing Hatton's Great Set A Little-known Collection of Canzonas Rediscovered: The Canzoni a cinque da sonarsi con le Viole da gamba by Cherubino Waesich (Rome, 1632) - FLORIAN GRAMPP Towards a More Consistent and More Historical View of Bach's Violoncello - LAMBERT SMIT
  • Chelys is now out of print. CHELYS vol. 32 (2004) is the final issue in its current form. Journals after volume 32 are now produced in eletronic form only and called The Viola da Gamba Society Journal (the name Chelys will refer just to the 32 journals issued 1969-2004).