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Early Music Crossword Competition

Early Music Crossword Competition

Enter for a chance to win one of five £10 EMS gift cards!

This competition is now closed and the lucky winners chosen by a random number generator were Stephanie Wong, Caren Chamberlain, Marion Pilbeam, Amandine Lesne and Charlotte Broadbent.

Click here to download a printable PDF version!

 Across
 
1 City where Barbara Strozzi died (5)
Giovanni ________, composer (8)
7 Musical period ending with Monteverdi (11)
8 You use these to play a melody on a hurdy-gurdy (4)
9 This instrument has levers or pedals (4)
10 _______ Gibbons, composer (7)
14 Early brass bass instrument
16 Lawes wrote for broken ones of these (7)
19 Friedrich von _____, recorder maker (5)
20 What are Handel’s fireworks? (5)
21 Instrument often played with a risha (3)
22 Musical genre (5)
23 Often paired with a pipe (5)
24 Pier Francesco ___, castrato singer, composer & musical writer (4)
25 String instrument with A, G, D & C strings (11)

Down
 
2 Brother of Henry Purcell (6)
3 _______ Crum, author of The Viol Rules (6)
5 Voice flute is a type of which instrument (8)
One of the earliest instruments (4)
7 Baroque concertos are often in this form (10)
11 Musical Instruction to play with a bow (4)
12 Hildegard von Bingen composed during this musical period (8)
13 Liuto ________, similar instrument to an archlute (10)
15 Mahan ______, debuting at 2020 LIFEM (8)
16 Strings in French (e.g. gut strings for instruments) (6)
17 A bass lute (7)
18 Bowed instrument, usually has 3 strings (5)

 

 

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