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an English musical composer and violinist. His most important composition is the music to the tragedy of Circe by Dr. C. Davenant, which was performed at the Duke of York's Theatre in 1676. In the same year he wrote music to The Tempest in conjunction with Pelham Humphrey.Several songs by Banister are in a manuscript in the Christ Church Library, Oxford. Besides his vocal compositions, he wrote a great many short pieces for one, two, and three violins, and also for the lute. He was especially skilled in writing upon a ground bass.
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