Il Dolcimelo

Listing Details

Report Abuse

Schermafbeelding 2020-09-25 om 11.09.11
0
0 Reviews

Il Dolcimelo

We are not sure about the date of this manuscript, perhaps 1600.

Like many of its contemporary sources it uses an example of two notes (an interval) and then shows how you could use an ornament to go from one note to the next. In a type of table-format the book suggests several options for the same interval; by learning those by heart you get a sense for the style and possibilities.

Unfortunately there are no examples of how to apply these ornaments to actual pieces.

Interesting are the ricercares, which can inspire us to improvise our own.

Finally Virgiliano gives 10 rules for improvising diminutions which are very helpful.

A translation can be found here:
https://www.uco.edu/cfad/files/music/virgiliano.pdf

Features

Solo / Ensemble
Solo
Author
Aurelio Virgiliano
Language (Translation?)
Italian
Country
Italy
Type of Thing you Learn
Diminutions, Diminution, Ornamentation, Passaggi, Cadenze, Ricercare
Instrument
Recorder, Any
Level
(More) Advanced
Year
1600
Medium
Treatise
Style
Renaissance

0 Reviews

Leave a Review

Your Rating: