|Genre Categories||; ;; ; ;|
|Work Title||Fantasie sus orgue ou espinette|
|Alternative. Title||Fantasie sus orgue ou espinette faicte par monsieur Coteley [musicien] de la Chappelle du Roy|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||IGC 15|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Renaissance|
|Instrumentation||Spinet or Organ|
Source: Bibliothèque nationale de France, cote fr.9152
"The only known keyboard work of this ‘organiste ordinaire’, a 12-bar Fantasie sus orgue ou espinette (possibly a fragment), would scarcely deserve notice were it not for the fact that almost no French keyboard music survives from Costeley’s lifetime – and most of that is arranged from vocal originals. Yet tentative reconstructions of the fantasy, which is preserved in an incredibly garbled manuscript apparently written by a non-musician, reveal none of the idiosyncrasies of Costeley’s style and shed little light on the missing repertory of the many French keyboard players of the period." Irving Godt. "Costeley, Guillaume." Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press, accessed February 6, 2013.