Il Scolaro (1645), Volume 1 - Score
Various instrument (SSAB)
Composed by Zanetti. Recorder Quartets. Early Dance Music. Score. Published by London Pro Musica (MM.LPMDM05).
Item Number: MM.LPMDM05
In two volumes. The music found in Zanettis collection of 1645, published here in its entirety, represents a rare and valuable record of popular Italian dance music from the late 16th- to the mid-17th century. Although many earlier versions of these pieces for solo instruments survive (especially for lute and guitar), complete four-part versions are very rare. Zanettis collection is to the Italian repertoire what Praetoriuss famous Terpsichore. . . (1612) is to the French court repertoire, albeit Zanettis is less extensive.
About Early Dance Music
This series includes the best of ensemble Renaissance dance music, all of the monophonic medieval dance music, and a few 17th century collections. The first 3 volumes are complete editions of the two main sources for 16th century Italian dance music. Later volumes cover forms such as Hoftanz, and many other dances up to six instruments from the Hessen books of 1555.
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