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Division-Musick ()

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composed by Christopher Simpson, John Banister, John Jenkins, Solomon Eccles, Thomas Baltzar, William Lawes

The "division" was a characteristic form of English music in the 17th century, somewhere between a ground bass work and a set of variations. Divisions are short pieces based on bass patterns, more often original than using the established ground basses of Italian music, and they could be manipulated in several ways. These works often show up on collections of viol consort music, but the British duo Musicke & Mirth, augmented by violinist Amandine Beyer and keyboardist Johannes Strobl, performs a service by bringing together ...

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  1. Suite (Divisions) for lyra viol consort in D major
  2. Divisions, for 2 bass violas da gamba & organ in G minor
  3. Divisions for 2 bass viols, theorbo & harpsichord in G major
  4. Prelude
  5. A Division to a Ground, for archlute & bass viol
  6. Divisions on a Ground for 2 bass viols in C major
  7. Suite (Divisions) for lyra viol consort in D minor
  8. Divisions for 2 bass viols in F
  9. Divisions on a Ground
  10. Suite (Divisions) for lyra viol consort in D minor
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Division-Musick
2012, Ramée

UPC: 4250128512046

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