Complete Instrument Music, Volume 1: 13 Ricercari For 3 Instruments - Score and parts
ATB Recorders; or Treble Viol, Tenor Viol and Bass Viol
Composed by Adrian Willaert (1490-1562). Recorder Trios, String Trios. Italian Instrumental Music of the Renaissance. Score and Parts. Published by London Pro Musica (MM.LPMIM16).
Item Number: MM.LPMIM16
Adrian Willaert (c.1490-1562) was one of the most respected musicians of his day, which was reflected in his salary at San Marco (200 ducats) -- he was one of the best paid musicians in the whole of Europe. The three longer pieces here are examples of the ricercar at its most polished.
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.