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.
|Series:||Dover Music for Piano Series|
|Product dimensions:||10.80(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.50(d)|
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.