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|Work Title||Fantasy in D minor|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||Z.739|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||IHP 119|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Baroque|
|Instrumentation||4 viols / other instruments (see below, Comments)|
Although the fantasias are cornerstones of the modern viol consort repertory, it is not certain that Purcell would have been able to assemble a complete viol consort at that time; though the bass viol remained in use as a solo instrument and for continuo, treble and tenor viols were dropping out of use before he was born.