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Ricercar No. 3

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By Girolamo Frescobaldi

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Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Baritone Sax, Soprano Sax, Woodwind Quartet - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643). Arranged by David Thompson. Baroque Period, Renaissance. 12 pages. Published by David M Thompson (S0.920657).

Item Number: S0.920657

A ricercar is a piece in imitative counterpoint, much like a fugue.  In this piece, a well-known ricercar by the Renaissance keyboard composer Girolamo Frescobaldi, the two-measure theme is imitated throughout the voices, giving each instrument equal opportunity to be featured.  Frescobaldi's use of the Phrygian mode adds to the charm of the work.  Includes score and parts..

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