Ricercare del ottavo tono (Diruta, Girolamo)




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For 4 Lutes (Höger)

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Hoeger (2016/4/29)

Performers Computer
Publisher Info. Anton Höger
Misc. Notes Because most of my intabulations are never heard before, I decided to make a simple computer synthesized audio file for hearing control.
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Sheet Music

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For 4 Lutes (Höger)

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Hoeger (2016/4/29)

Arranger Anton Höger
Publisher. Info. Anton Höger
Misc. Notes Intabulation in french Lute-tablature in Unisono. If performed I would look forward about a small reference to my efforts.
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General Information

Work Title Ricercare del ottavo tono
Alternative. Title
Composer Diruta, Girolamo
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGD 5
First Publication. 1609 in Il Transilvano, Part II
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Renaissance
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation organ, "istrumente da penna" (quilled instruments)

Navigation etc.

  • "Istrumente da penna" are "quilled" instruments, e.g. harpsichord. The keyboard tag will cover all of these instruments.
  • In the original collection, this (along with some other works) are in 4-part open score, but according to Barbara Sachs, in her entry on Diruta in Igor Kipnis' The Harpsichord and Clavichord: An Encyclopedia, these can be played on harpsichord.