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Frescobaldi: Keyboard Music / Martha Folts


Release Date: 03/25/2008 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8570717   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Girolamo Frescobaldi
Performer:  Martha Folts
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Girolamo Frescobaldi was the most celebrated keyboard musician, teacher and composer in Italy in his day, serving various nobility and the Church in Rome from 1608 until his death in 1643. He had the greatest influence of any musician in the seventeenth century on the keyboard music of Germany, Austria, The Netherlands and Denmark. The music presented here is attributed to Frescobaldi from various manuscript sources dating between 1630 and 1650 and is not otherwise included in the volumes of his music printed during his lifetime. Girolamo Frescobaldi was the most celebrated keyboard musician, teacher and composer in Italy in his day, serving various nobility and the Church in Rome from 1608 until his death in 1643. He had the greatest influence of any musician in the seventeenth century on the keyboard music of Germany, Austria, The Netherlands and Denmark. The music presented here is attributed to Frescobaldi from various manuscript sources dating between 1630 and 1650 and is not otherwise included in the volumes of his music printed during his lifetime. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Toccata for Keyboard in F major by Girolamo Frescobaldi
Performer:  Martha Folts (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century 
2.
Toccata in A minor by Girolamo Frescobaldi
Performer:  Martha Folts (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Rome, Italy 
3.
Fiori musicali di diverse compositioni: no 29, Messa degli Apostoli - Recercar cromatico post il credo by Girolamo Frescobaldi
Performer:  Martha Folts (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
4.
Toccata in C major by Girolamo Frescobaldi
Performer:  Martha Folts (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Italy 
5.
Il primo libro di capricci fatti sopra diversi soggetti et arie in partitura: no 3, Il Cucho by Girolamo Frescobaldi
Performer:  Martha Folts (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1626; Italy 
6.
Corrente in A major by Girolamo Frescobaldi
Performer:  Martha Folts (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Italy 
7.
Capriccio in G minor by Girolamo Frescobaldi
Performer:  Martha Folts (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Italy 
8.
Toccata in E minor by Girolamo Frescobaldi
Performer:  Martha Folts (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Italy 
9.
Canzona in D minor by Girolamo Frescobaldi
Performer:  Martha Folts (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Italy 
10.
Partite sopra un aria Romana detta la Manista by Girolamo Frescobaldi
Performer:  Martha Folts (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Italy 
11.
Fantasia for Keyboard in E major by Girolamo Frescobaldi
Performer:  Martha Folts (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Italy 
12.
Corrente for Harpsichord in F major by Girolamo Frescobaldi
Performer:  Martha Folts (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Italy 

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