Nicholas Carleton (2) [Carlton, Charlton] ("The Elder")

(c.1570 - 1630)

English composer. Four pieces survive,of which one is merely the lower half of an incomplete duet. The two earliest known duets at a keyboard are by Carleton and Thomas Tomkins, and are to be found in the same MS source as Philip ap Rhys' organ-Mass. Companion of Thomas Tompkins (?)

IV M: England Through 1635  |  English Keyboard Composers Index