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The English Virginals

Harpsichordist Sophie Yates visits Westwood Manor in Wiltshire to look at a recently restored 1538 ottavino virginals and discusses the history of the instrument, which had cult-like status in Elizabethan and Jacobean society.

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Music Played

  • Sophie Yates

    La Belle Fyne

  • Anonymous

    Fusi Pavana Piana

    Performer: Sophie Yates.
  • William Byrd

    The Queen's Almain

    Performer: Sophie Yates.
  • Anon.

    Packington's Pound

    Performer: Sophie Yates.
  • William Byrd

    Pavana Lachrimae [after John Dowland]

    Performer: Sophie Yates.
  • Claudin de Sermisy

    Dont Vient Cela

    Performer: Sophie Yates.
  • Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck

    Ballo Del Granduca

    Performer: Marco Vitale.
    • Ayros : AYRA01.
    • Ayros.
    • 2.
  • Anon.

    Can Shee?

    Performer: Kenneth Weiss.
    • SATIRINO SR132.
    • 9.
  • Giles Farnaby

    A Toye

    Performer: Kenneth Weiss.
    • SATIRINO : SR132.
    • SATIRINO.
    • 12.
  • Orlando Gibbons

    Prelude In G Major

    Performer: Davitt Moroney.
    • Virgin Veritas : 7243 5 45166 2 7.
    • Virgin Veritas.
    • 21.
  • William Tisdale

    Pavana Chromatica (Mrs Katherin Tregian)

    Performer: Kenneth Weiss.
    • SATIRINO : SR132.
    • SATIRINO.
    • 4.
  • Anonymous

    New Noddie

    Performer: Gary Cooper.
    • Dervorgilla : DVRCD106.
    • Dervorgilla.
    • 23.
  • William Byrd

    The Tennthe Pavan

    Performer: Sophie Yates.
    • CHANDOS.

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