|Composition Year||1656 in Musiche Sacre|
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|Work Title||Canzon à 8|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1656 in Musiche Sacre|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Baroque|
|Instrumentation||2 choirs of strings (SSAT and ATTB)|
This very conservative piece follows in the Venetian polychoral instrumental tradition of Gabrieli and others. Though scored for strings, the parts not especially idiomatic for the named instruments, and are equally suitable on brass, viols, recorders, etc.