My Ladye Nevells Booke of Virginal Music

My Ladye Nevells Booke of Virginal Music

by William Byrd

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My Ladye Nevells Booke of Virginal Music by William Byrd

A smaller version of the harpsichord, the virginal enjoyed wide popularity during the 16th and 17th centuries. Based upon a 1591 manuscript of keyboard works, this collection features 42 pieces in modern notation — a vast amount of neglected concert material for modern pianists and harpsichordists — plus historic and analytic notes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486171425
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 02/21/2013
Series: Dover Music for Piano
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 46 MB
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About the Author


English composer William Byrd (1540-1623) was active during the Renaissance era. Regarded as "the father of all keyboard music," he combined sacred and secular musical forms to create 470 keyboard works.

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