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Fitzwilliam Virginal Book / Koopman


Release Date: 09/09/2016 
Label:  Capriccio Records   Catalog #: 8002  
Composer:  Giovanni PicchiOrlando GibbonsThomas MorleyJohn Bull,   ... 
Performer:  Ton Koopman
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Fitzwilliam Virginal book is one of the primary sources of keyboard music. The book, which is now housed in the Fitzwilliam Museum at Cambridge, hails from the late Elizabethan and early Jacobean periods in England. This release features excerpts from the Fitzwilliam Virginal book from composers including Giovanni Picchi, Orlando Gibbons, John Bull, William Byrd, and more. English conductor, organist, and harpsichordist Ton Koopman performs the works on this album. He was knighted in 2003, receiving the Order of the Netherlands Lion, and is currently a professor at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague. The Fitzwilliam Virginal book is one of the primary sources of keyboard music. The book, which is now housed in the Fitzwilliam Museum at Cambridge, hails from the late Elizabethan and early Jacobean periods in England. This release features excerpts from the Fitzwilliam Virginal book from composers including Giovanni Picchi, Orlando Gibbons, John Bull, William Byrd, and more. English conductor, organist, and harpsichordist Ton Koopman performs the works on this album. He was knighted in 2003, receiving the Order of the Netherlands Lion, and is currently a professor at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Toccata (from the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book) by Giovanni Picchi
Performer:  Ton Koopman (Harpsichord)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Italy 
2.
Pavans for keyboard, unidentified: Pavana by Orlando Gibbons
Performer:  Ton Koopman (Harpsichord)
Period: Renaissance 
3.
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book: Nancie by Thomas Morley
Performer:  Ton Koopman (Harpsichord)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
4.
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book: Ut re mi fa so la by John Bull
Performer:  Ton Koopman (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
5.
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book: Up Tail's All by Giles Farnaby
Performer:  Ton Koopman (Harpsichord)
6.
Pavan and Galliard in D minor no 1, MB 52 by William Byrd
Performer:  Ton Koopman (Harpsichord)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
7.
Amarilli Di Julio Romano by Peter Philips
Performer:  Ton Koopman (Harpsichord)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
8.
Pavan and Galliard Dolorosa by Peter Philips
Performer:  Ton Koopman (Harpsichord)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1593; England 
9.
Pakington's Pownde by Anonymous
Performer:  Ton Koopman (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; England 
10.
Fantasia(s) by William Byrd
Performer:  Ton Koopman (Harpsichord)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 

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