Program II explores early music for harpsichord including one of the earliest pieces recorded for keyboard. This program is performed on the Italian style Ridolfi Harpsichord and the Flemish Ruckers copy. It features exuberant music – a toccata, dances, and sets of variations.
Works by Girolamo Frescobaldi, Giovanni Picchi, William Inglot, Giles Farnaby and William Byrd
Program II - On The Early Side
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