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Canzon Prima (1615) - Score and parts

By Giovanni Gabrieli

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SATTB recorders; or 2 violins, 2 violas, cello/AATTB viols
Composed by Giovanni Gabrieli (1553-1612). Recorder Quintets, String Quartets, Quintets etc. Venetian Instrumental Music. Score and Parts. Published by London Pro Musica (MM.LPMVM01).

Item Number: MM.LPMVM01

Giovanni Gabrielis Canzoni e Senate (1615) is undoubtedly the most original and important collection in the whole repertoire of Venetian instrumental music. Issued posthumously (Gabrieli died in 1613), it is a highly varied collection, presumably covering about fifteen years of his production, and so ranging in style from comparatively conservative works like the present one to highly experimental and dramatic pieces for large forces in up to twenty-two parts.

About Venetian Instrumental Music

c.1600. Around 1600 in Venice & other north Italian centers new types of ensemble music emerge exploring, among other things the use of polychoral techniques.

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