Tobacco (Hume, Tobias)

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phillipwserna (2012/8/16)

Performer Pages Phillip Serna (voice and bass viol)
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Misc. Notes Performed December 13, 2010 by Dr. Phillip W. Serna. Based in the Chicago area, Dr. Serna works to bring the early western string instrument family known as the viola da gamba into many area schools – demonstrating solo literature from the Renaissance, Baroque and early Classical periods for treble viol, tenor viol, bass viol & violone. For more information, visit here and here.
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Sheet Music

Scores and Parts

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Dean Shannon (2012/3/22)

Editor Dean Shannon
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Misc. Notes Transcribed into modern notation with Lute tablature.
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PMLP47952-Hume Tobacco.pdf

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Martin Grayson (2008/8/11)

Copyist Martin Grayson
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Misc. Notes Bass viol in tablature
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PMLP47952-TobiasHumeTobaccoParts.pdf
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General Information

Work Title Tobacco
Alternative. Title
Composer Hume, Tobias
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1605 in The First Part of Ayres or the Musicall Humours (No.3)
Librettist Tobias Hume
Language English
Dedication Tobacco
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Renaissance
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation Voice and bass lute (or Bass viol)


Misc. Comments

Tobacco is Hume's most famous, though now rather politically incorrect, piece. The two original prints of Captaine Hume are available collection page, but you will find the modern notation much easier to read.