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Fitzwilliam Virginal Book Double CD

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  • Performer: Christopher Hogwood
  • Composer: John Bull, William Byrd, Giles Farnaby, Martin Peerson, William Inglott, et al.
  • Audio CD (30 Sept. 2013)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Double CD
  • Label: Decca/Australian Eloquence
  • ASIN: B00DPH7Q2K
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 163,362 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Track Listings

Disc: 1

  1. GILES FARNABY Fantasia
  2. The Flatt Pavan
  3. ANON. Can Shee
  4. Alman – The Irishe Dumpe – Watkins Ale
  5. WILLIAM BYRD A Gigg
  6. WILLIAM INGLOTT The Leaves Bee Greene
  7. PETER PHILIPS Amarilli Di Julio Romano
  8. Galiarda Passamezzo
  9. MARTIN PEERSON Alman – The Primerose – The Fall Of The Leafe
  10. FARNABY Tower Hill – A Masque – A Toye
  11. Pavana
  12. Galliardo
  13. MUNDY Robin
  14. ANON. Nowel’s Galliard
  15. FARNABY Giles Farnaby’s Dreame – His Rest – Farnabye’s Conceit – His Humour

Disc: 2

  1. BYRD John Come Kisse Me Now
  2. The Queenes Alman
  3. JOHN BULL In Nomine
  4. Fantasia
  5. PHILIPS Pavana And Galiarda ‘Pagget’
  6. BYRD Pavana And Galiarda ‘Delight’
  7. La Volta – Alman – Wolseys Wilde – Callino Casturame – La Volta
  8. TISDALE Pavana ‘Clement Cotton’
  9. FARNABY Loth To Depart

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The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book is one of the most important collections of keyboard music of the 16th century. Recorded to accompany the Folio Society’s publication Music at Court (also written by Christopher Hogwood), this collection was imaginatively distributed to the Society’s members, together with suitable vintages to accompany the literary titles. To suit the music – by Farnaby, Byrd, Philips, Peerson and Bull, together with anonymous compositions – the recordings were made on different keyboard instruments: virginal, organ, harpsichord and spinet. The recording received critical acclaim was a Gramophone Award nominee in 1983. This marks its first international release on CD. The booklet includes the original LP sleeve notes as well as a new introduction for the reissue penned by Hogwood himself

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First class stuff, Chistopher Hogwood is a genius. Heard a part of the Fitzwilliam Vriginal Book on BBC radio 3 and immediately thought I had to buy it.
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