Viola Bastarda Settings: Vestiva I colli - Score and parts
Viola Bastarda Settings: Vestiva I colli - Score and parts composed by Rognoni. For Viola da Gamba and Basso Continuo. Ricercate e Passaggi. Score and Parts. Published by London Pro Musica (MM.LPMREP15).
This volume contains all the music of viola bastarda from Francesco Rognonis Selva di Varie passaggi secondo luso moderno, 1620. Francesco was a virtuoso performer on the violin and gamba, something that is confirmed by the music in his collection.
About Ricercate e Passaggi
This series presents, in a highly practical format, most of the really worthwhile material from the treatises of Girolamo Dalla Casa, (1584), Giovanni Bassano, (1585/1591), Richardo Rognino (1592), Francesco Rognoni (1620), Vicenzo Bonizzi (1626), Aurelio Virgiliano and others. The emphasis is on providing ricercate and other examples of decorated music that can be used a number of ways with various combinations of instruments.