This genre comprises music written for solo instruments. Keyboard music (for the harpsichord, clavichord, piano or organ) predominates. A keyboard player has no need of other instrumentalists to create a full texture of sound. But players of stringed instruments have been supplied with a wealth of material usually requiring keyboard accompaniment, with a similar situation pertaining to players of woodwind and brass instruments, though their repertories tend to be smaller.
Guide to Classical Music
on radio 3
Essential Guide to Classical Music
What's On Classical TV and Radio
Guide to the Orchestra
on the web
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