Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Classic accordion music - William Byrd - Pavane - Renaissance instrumental

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The pavane from ‘Pavane & Fantasy’ by William Byrd, originally composed for virginal (a keyboard instrument of the harpsichord family). There also exist a version by L. Stokowski for Orchestra. Other famous pavanes are Pavane op. 50 by Gabriel Fauré and pavanes by Maurice Ravel.

In this video you can hear an accordion version played by Jo Brunenberg on classical accordion with free bass.

Pavane (The Earl of Salisbury Pavan) is a composition by William Byrd, English composer of the Renaissance, lived between 1540 and 1623. This piece was composed in memory of Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury. From "Parthenia, or The Maydenhead" (1612).

The pavane, pavana, pavan, paven, pavin, pavian, pavine, or pavyn (It. pavana, padovana; Ger. Paduana) is a slow processional dance common in Europe during the 16th century (Renaissance).
The pavane, the earliest-known example of which was published in Venice by Ottaviano Petrucci, in Joan Ambrosio Dalza's Intabolatura de lauto libro quarto in 1508, is a sedate and dignified couple dance, similar to the 15th-century basse danse. The music which accompanied it appears originally to have been fast or moderately fast but, like many other dances, became slower over time (Brown 2001).

William Byrd (birth date variously given as c.1540 or 1543 – 4 July 1623, by the Julian calendar, 14 July 1623, by the Gregorian calendar) was an English composer of the Renaissance. He wrote in many of the forms current in England at the time, including various types of sacred and secular polyphony, keyboard (the so-called Virginalist school), and consort music. He produced sacred music for use in Anglican services, although he himself became a Roman Catholic in later life and wrote Catholic sacred music as well. (Source: Wikipedia)

Akkordeon - Harmonika - аккордеон франция Accordéon classique - Akkordeonmusik - Accordionist Jo Brunenberg on Vignoni Bach Compact with free bass.

Accordéon Classique. Musica fisarmonica classica. Acordeon musica. Acordeon instrumentala.
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