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Renaissance Recorder Anthology, Vol 2
Includes CD

Edited by Kathryn Bennetts & David Bowman

From the Publisher

Author of the Baroque Recorder Anthology series, Peter Bowman, along with Kathryn Bennetts presents the second in a series of four volumes dedicated to recorder music from the Renaissance period. Featuring a variety of interesting pieces scored for recorder and keyboard accompaniment, this collection includes works by well-known figures as well as lesser known and rarely available pieces from a range of other composers. Suitable for students of ca. 4-5 years’ of playing experience, this book includes composer biographies and teaching notes on each piece, together with a CD recording of all works performed by Kathryn Bennetts.

Difficulty guide: 3-4
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


  • Es ist ein Ros entsprungen (Anon (Praetorius))
  • Febordon (Anon (Mudarra))
  • Bransle de Poictou (Adrian le Roy)
  • Ronde "Tausand Dukaten im Sack" (Tielman Susato)
  • M. George Whitehead his Almand ((John Dowland)
  • Le Traditora - Galliard (Anon)
  • The Night Watch - Almain (Anthony Holborne)
  • Alman (Robert Johnson)
  • Nachtanz "Sehr zu Unrecht" (Tielman Susato)
  • Galliatd "La Rocha el Fuso" (Anon)
  • Galliard "La Fanfare" (Pierre Phalese)
  • Quanto sdia Liet' il giorno (Philippe Verdelot)
  • Alman (Anon)
  • Ronde "Mein Freund" (Tielman Susato)
  • Second Ronde (Tielman Susato)
  • Ronde (Tielman Susato)
  • Alman (Robert Johnson/Giles Farnaby)
  • Ronde "Es war einmal ein Madchen (Tielman Susato)
  • Fayne Would I Wedd (Richard Farnaby)
  • Pastime with Good Company (Henry VIII)
  • Narrenaufzug (Tielman Susato)
  • Pavane de la Bataille (Anon)
  • Galliarde de la Bataille (Anon)
  • Air (Thomas Morley)
  • Fricassee (Anon (Attaignant))
  • Wolsey's Wilde (William Byrd)
  • Towrr Hill (Giles Farnaby)
  • Ballet des Matelotz (Michael Praetorius)
  • Ballet de Princesses (Anon (Terpsichore))
  • Fantasia (Ludwig Senfl)
  • Sellinger's Round (Anon)
  • Fantasia (Anthony Holborne)

Item Details


  • Part 1: Descant Recorder
  • Part 2: Piano
Category: Recorder Albums with Backing Tracks
Publisher: Schott
Publisher's reference: ED13592
Volume 2 in the Renaissance Recorder Anthology series
Our Stock Code: 1392296
Media Type: Paperback (45 pages [score]); includes accompaniment CD