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A composer belonging to the English school of madrigal composers.
Type of Compositions:
Madrigals, psalms and canons.
One of his influences was the Earl of Oxford, to whom Farmer dedicated some of his work including his collection of canons and his late madrigal volume.
Among his known compositions are: "Fair Phyllis I Saw Sitting All Alone," "Fair Nymphs," "I Heard One Telling," "A Pretty Little Bonny Lass" and "Take Time While Time Doth Last."
His work titled "Fair Phyllis I Saw Sitting All Alone," was one of the most popular pieces in his time.