Prelude in D minor, IWB 8 (Babell, William)

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Work Title Third Set Prelude
Alternative. Title
Composer Babell, William
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IWB 8
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2
First Publication. 1717
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation harpsichord

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From the book, Suits of the Most Celebrated Lessons, Collected and Fitted to the Harpsicord or Spinnet by William Babell. This prelude (prelude and fugue) also has recently been discovered as part of the "Bergamo" manuscript, a newly found collection of Babell pieces, many previously unknown, where it is has the title of Toccata 11.