Thomas Preston (composer)

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Thomas Preston (died c. 1563) was an English organist and composer who held posts at Magdalen College, Oxford, Trinity College, Cambridge, and St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

The anonymous ground for keyboard Uppon la mi re (MB, LXVI, 1995) in the collection Add.29996 (London British Library) is often attributed to him.

Further reading[edit]

  • Ian Payne, "Instrumental Music at Trinity College, Cambridge, c. 1594-c.1615: Archival and Biographical Evidence," Music and Letters 68 (1987), pp. 128–140.[1]
  • John Caldwell. "Preston, Thomas." Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press. Web. 12 Jan. 2013.

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