Little is known about the 18th century Italian composer Zamboni. This disc features works from his published collection of lute music.
Music by Michel Blavet, Francois Dufaut, Denis Gautier, Johann Gumprecht, Jean-Baptiste Lully, Jean Mercure, Nicolas de Merville, and anonymous. With an introduction in French and English. Source notes. The pieces are presented in lute tablature only.
A facsimile of a volume of lute tablature originally published in Paris. This edition is based on a copy held in the Library of Congress. With a preface.
...et sur le clavessin (Parigi, 1680). Edited by Paola Erdas. With preface in Italian, French and English; critical notes; ornamentation; performance.
This book contains a facsimile of a manuscript of lute tablature held in the Staatsbibliothek Berlin. The manuscript contains 143 pieces. With a foreword and commentary in German and English by Ralf Jarchow. This manuscript was put together by Nauclerus between 1615 and 1620, while he was deacon in…
For lute and guitar. Concordances by Francois-Pierre Goy. Edited and with preface by Dieter Kirsch and Lenz Meierott.
This is an English translation by Daphne and Stephen Silvester of the 1972 German edition edited by Hildemarie Peter.
Nyhlin performs music by John Dowland, Daniel Bacheler, Philip Rosseter, John Danyel, John Stuart, and Robert Johnson.
Joachim van den Hove was a leading composer and lutenist in the Dutch Republic at the turn of the 17th century. Volume 1 of this edition includes information on his life and works, while Volume 2 contains the music in tablature. With a bibliography and index. The CD contains transcriptions of the…
The first volume of lute pieces by Weiss to be recorded by the virtuoso Imamura. Includes: Sonata in B flat major; Prelude and Fantasie in C minor; and Sonata in A minor.
World premiere recording of these highly virtuosic works for solo lute.
Edited by Matanya Ophee. Chilesotti's 1890 book, a unique source of 16th century music, was originally published specifically for the seven- course lute. This new edition also allows the music to be played on modern guitar. Introduction by Stefano Toffolo and editor's preface.
…Volume I. Introduction and Facsimle. Volume II. Transcription and Commentary. With a foreword, introduction and indices. The Balcarres lute-book contains 252 examples of British lute music. The book was compiled at the end of the 17th century, and it is held in the National Library of Scotland.
A disc of music by Capirola, an important Italian composer in the emerging field of instrumental writing.
This disc also contains lute music by Vincenzo Galilei.
Smith plays Bach's suites BWV 1010, 995, and 1012.
Satoh plays a lute built in 1610 by Laurentius Greiff.
Various pieces by Weiss are performed by Lindberg. He performs on the unique Sixtus Rauwolf lute made around 1590.
Edited and fingered by Jerry Willard. The complete works for lute solo by Johann Sebastian Bach, newly transcribed and annotated. Historical and performance notes.
Lutenists Christopher Wilson and Shirley Rumsey perform a wide variety of music by the founder of the school of English lute music. Includes Johnson's Jewel, The Marigold Pavan, Omnino Galliard, Carman's Whistle and more.