A Treasury of English Keyboard Music

English Keyboard Music from the 16th to the 18th centuries
Gerald Gifford, Professor of Music at Cambridge, performs music with a distinctly East Anglian flavour on instruments of the area. The harpsichord works are performed on instruments contained in the Fitzwilliam Museum and the organ featured is that of the Suffolk church in Framlingham.

Italian Harpsichord – Venetian 16th Century
1. Orlando Gibbons: Prelude
2. Martin Peerson: The fall of the leafe
3. John Wilbye: The Frogge Galliard
4. Anonymous: The Prince’s Masque, The Shepherd, The Queen’s Masque

Shudi / Broadwood Harpsichord c. 1775
5. Maurice Greene: Lesson in D Major
6. James Hook: Lesson XXIII, Lesson II
7. William Crotch: Andante & Variations (Sonata II in E flat)
8. Anonymous: The Norwich Minuet

St. Michael’s Church, Framlingham, Suffolk – Thamar Organ 1674
9. Robert White: In Nomine
10. John Amner: Three verses from “O lord in thee is all my trust”
11. Charles Quarles: A lesson or Voluntary
12. William Boyce: Voluntary I
13. William Jones: Piece IX
14. Charles Burney: Cornet Voluntary
15. James Hook: Voluntary in C minor

ArtistTrevor Pinnock - harpsichord
Reviews“I have nothing but praise for Gerald Gifford. The instruments are ideally chosen and the presentation is exceptionally informative and attractive. The recording, too, is first rate.” Richard D.C. Noble – Records and Recording
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