^ Back to Top
^ Back to Discography
Classical Music Home

The World's Leading Classical Music Group

Email Password  
Not a subscriber yet?
Keyword Search


(1580 - 1648)

Probably a distant relation of the music printer and publisher Thomas East, Michael East was well enough established as a composer of madrigals in Elizabethan England to be able to contribute to Thomas Morley’s The Triumphs of Oriana in 1601. He was employed in later years at Ely and then Lichfield Cathedral.

Vocal Music

Between 1604 and 1638 East published seven collections of vocal works, madrigals, anthems and fancies, secular and sacred works, offering, as was the custom, the alternative possibility of instrumental performance. His secular texts often follow the pastoral fashion of the contemporary madrigal, while his sacred works include verse anthems.

Role: Classical Composer 
Album Title  Catalogue No  Work Category 
All the Queen's Men - Music for Elizabeth I (Sarum Consort, Mackay) Naxos
Choral - Secular
Chamber Music

  View Albums

 Tell a Friend |  Bookmark this page Digg It |  Bookmark this page Del.icio.us. |  Add to Facebook Facebook |  FURL FURL |  Add to MySpace MySpace |  Stumbleupon StumbleUpon |  Twitter Twitter

Famous Composers Quick Link:
Bach | Beethoven | Chopin | Dowland | Handel | Haydn | Mozart | Glazunov | Schumann | R Strauss | Vivaldi
12:04:28 PM, 27 November 2015
All Naxos Historical, Naxos Classical Archives, Naxos Jazz, Folk and Rock Legends and Naxos Nostalgia titles are not available in the United States and some titles may not be available in Australia and Singapore because these countries have copyright laws that provide or may provide for terms of protection for sound recordings that differ from the rest of the world.
Copyright © 2015 Naxos Digital Services Ltd. All rights reserved.     Terms of Use     Privacy Policy
Classical Music Home
NOTICE: This site was unavailable for several hours on Saturday, June 25th 2011 due to some unexpected but essential maintenance work. We apologize for any inconvenience.