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The Harmonious Musick of John Jenkins I The Fantasias for Viols: Fantasias for Viols Vol 1

By: Ashbee, Andrew

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Toccata Press: 1992

Seller ID: 12744

ISBN: 0907689353

Condition: New


359pp, 9 b/w illustrations, 148 music examples, discography. After a full biographical introduction, this volume focuses on the early part of Jenkins's career, when he composed dozens of fantasias for viols. Andrew Ashbee analyses the compositional techniques used in these works and shows how Jenkins perfected the form, combining 'a wonderful all-pervasive lyricism and a masterly handling of tonality'. View more info