Ricercar No.7 (Virgiliano, Aurelio)

Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Lute (Höger)

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Hoeger (2013/11/9)

Arranger Anton Höger
Publisher. Info. Anton Höger
Misc. Notes Intavolation in french Lute-tabulatur. Although these pieces were intended for flute, they are very well as finger exercises.
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General Information

Work Title Ricercata 7
Alternative. Title
Composer Virgiliano, Aurelio
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAV 3
First Publication. 1600 ca. in Il Dolcimelo (Libro 2)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Renaissance
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation see below (Comments)

Misc. Comments

These may have been for transverse flute, and must have been from Virgiliano's only known publication, a book called Il dolcimelo; according to Grove Music "Aurelio Virgiliano’s Il dolcimelo, ii (c1600) contains ricercate in a similar style for cornetto, violin, transverse flute [traversa] or other instruments. Book iii contains a fingering chart for a D flute with a range of two and a half octaves."