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Il Primo Libro Della Music a Due Volci (1598) - Score

By Giovanni Giacomo Gastoldi

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2 recorders or 2 melody instruments
Composed by Giovanni Giacomo Gastoldi. Recorder Duets, Miscellaneous Music. Italian Instrumental Music of the Renaissance. Score. Published by London Pro Musica (MM.LPMIM21).

Item Number: MM.LPMIM21

This collection of 36 songs is generally light-hearted however, there are some pieces that are more rigorous - notably the 2 canons by Richardo Rogniono and the canon in inversion by Rogniono Taeggio. 36 songs in all. Score Giovanni Giacomo Gastoldi (c. 1550 - c. 1609), was an Italian Baroque composer. Between 1572 and 1608 active in the Gonzaga court in Mantua, he composed two influetial sets of balletti, strophic vocal dance-songs. He is also author of madrigals, sacred vocal music and a small amount of instrumental music.

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.

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