Two pieces for a quartet of viols (arranged for TrTrTB or TrTTB): Variations on ‘Barbara Allen’s Cruelty’ and Variations on ‘Tower Hill’.
Written for the wedding of Sue Foulcher and Rob Small in 2019.
This 5-part Pavan originated from a piece for two bass viols by Daniel Bacheler. Daniel Bacheler, also variously spelt Bachiler, Batchiler or Batchelar, (baptized 16 March 1572 – buried 29 January 1619) was an English lutenist and composer. Of all the English lutenist-composers, he is now credited as probably being the most successful in his own lifetime (Wikipedia). I loved …
An Air for viol quintet – my homage to my favourite composer for viols: John Jenkins. Score, plus parts, including alto clef version of Treble 2 and bass clef version of Tenor 2.
An Air for viol quartet – my homage to my favourite composer for viols: John Jenkins. Score, plus treble clef version of Tenor 1 so the piece can be performed as Tr1/Tr2/T/B.