2 Ayres for Lyra Viol (Anonymous)

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Joëlle Morton (2022/5/19)

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Work Title Two Ayres for Lyra Viol
Alternative. Title from the Prissylla Herbert manuscript, 1655
Composer Anonymous
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IA 2479
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1655
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation lyra viol
Extra Information These two short ayres for lyra viol (in Harpway Sharp tuning d e f h f) are drawn from an unpublished virginal manuscript "Prissylla Herbert her book, 1655" that was part of the Richard MacNutt private collection in Tunbridge Wells, England, in the 1970s. The current whereabouts of the manuscript is unknown. These pieces were copied by hand in the 1970s by Frank Traficante and are transcribed for dissemination here, based on his work.