Complete Instrument Music: 4 Ricercari a 4 - Score and parts composed by Adrian Willaert (1490-1562). For ATTB Recorders. Recorder Quartets. Italian Instrumental Music of the Renaissance. Score and Parts. Published by London Pro Musica (MM.LPMIM17).
Adrian Willaert (c. 1490 - 1562) was a Flemish composer of the Renaissance and founder of the Venetian School. He was one of the most representative members of the generation of northern composers who moved to Italy and transplanted the polyphonic Franco-Flemish style there. He was one of the most respected musicians of his day, which was replacted in his salary at San Marco (200 ducats) - he was one of the best paid musicians is the whole of Europe.
About Italian Instrumental Music of the Renaissance
These pieces are primarily for 2 or 3 instruments. Playable on recorders, viols - and some on crumhorns. Primarily available with just score - although later editions include parts.