Renaissance Consort

Lyra Viol

Bass Viol(s) & Basso Continuo

Baroque Orchestra

Voices and Viols

Viol Music for Beginners


The Triumphes of Oriana: English madrigals for Voices & Viols from The Triumphes of Oriana and other collections c.1600
Viol Consort AlmayneJohanna Carter, Agnes Reiner, Christian Schlatte, Julian Grahsl & Richard Carter
ensemble 15.21 - Elisabeth Sturm, Christina Foramitti, Pia Ernstbrunner, Judith Mandlburger, 
Johannes Kerschner, Gottfried Mandlburger & Joachim Unger
- madrigals and viol fantasies by Richard Nicholson, Orlando Gibbons, John Coprario, Michael East,  
John Wilbye, Thomas Holmes, Michael Cavendish, Thomas Vautor, John Ward, Thomas Weelkes & John Bennet

CD TV 501
€ 16,00

'contentement passe richesse': Music for viol and theorbo from the Goëss Tablatures, c.1650-1680
The Little Consort
Johanna Valencia -
Lyra Viol
Hermann Platzer - Theorbo
Richard Carter - Bass Viol
- solo music for lyra viol by Dietrich Stöeffken & John Jenkins
- solo music for theorbo by Nicolas Hotman, Estienne le Moyne, Jacques de Saint-Luc & Jean-Baptiste Lully
- Divisions by Dietrich Stöeffken & Christopher Simpson

CD FB 01
€ 18,00

What if a Day: Music from Sir Peter Leycester's A Booke of Lessons for the Lyro=Viole
Johanna Valencia - Lyra Viol
- pieces in seven different tunings by John Jenkins, William Lawes, Charles Colman, William Young, Thomas Gregorye, Joseph Sherlie, Richard Pickeringe, Peter Warner, Robert Blagrave, John Lawrence & Anon.

CD ORF 3098
€ 15,00

Renaissance Consort

a6        a6        a6

Alfonso Ferrabosco I:
Fantasy No. 2 a6 di Sei Bassi
- with two transposed versions, di Sei Bassetti & di Sei Tenori
OM109 Score & parts
€ 9,00

a5        a5        a5

Bartholomeus Praetorius: Newe Liebliche Paduanen und Galliarden, 1616, mit fünff Stimmen
- Pavans & Galliards a5 (TrTTTB & TrTrTTB), for viols or violins
OM107a Score & Parts (Alto clef)
OM107b Score & Parts (Treble clef)
€ 38,00

Pavin of Albarti and Gallyard, from the 'Arundel Part Books', c1560
- a5, in both alto and treble clef versions
OM110 Five playing scores
€ 7,00

Twelve Villancicos, from the Cancionero del duque de Calabria, Venice 1556
- a4 (TrTTB) & a5 (TrTTTB), tenor parts in both alto and treble clef versions
OM129-1 Score & Parts 
€ 23,00
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Horatio Vecchi:
Fantasia a4 Senza parole, from Selva di vario ricreatione, 1590
- inner parts in both alto and octave treble clefs
OM116 Score & parts
€ 8,00

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Thomas Morley:
19 Canzonets a3, from Canzonets, or Little Short Songs to Three Voyces, 1593
- transposed for three bass viols
OM123a Score & parts (bass & alto clefs)
OM123b Score & parts (bass & treble clefs)
€ 30,00

Six Villancicos, from the Cancionero del duque de Calabria, Venice 1556
- a3 (TTB or BBB), tenor parts in both alto and treble clef versions
OM129-2 Score & Parts 
€ 12,00

a2        a2        a2

Thomas Morley: Nine Fantasies a2 from The First Booke of Canzonets to Two Voyces, 1595
                                & six Duos from A Plaine and Easie Introduction to Practicall Musicke, 1597
- transposed for bass viols
OM127 Score & parts
€ 20,00

Lyra Viol

Lessons for the Lyra Viol from 'The Ballet Lutebook'
OM101 Vol.1: 23 Pieces, fefhf, ffeff, fhfcf
€ 13,00
OM102 Vol.2: 24 Pieces, ffhfh, efhfh, hfhfh
€ 15,00
OM103 Vol.3: 17 Pieces, fhfhf, ffhfh
€ 14,00
All three volumes
€ 38,00

William Lawes: Lessons for three Lyra Viols
- 6 pieces in 'Eights' fhfhf
OM114 Score & Parts
€ 20,00

Birds Lullaby: Lulla, Lullaby by William Byrd
- reconstructed from The John Browne Bandora & Lyra Viol Book
- set for three Lyra Viols 'Alfonso way' ffhfh
OM119 Score & Parts
€ 14,00

Robert Taylor: Two Almaines for three Lyra Viols
- 'Alfonso way' ffhfh
OM120 Score & Parts
€ 14,00


Bass Viol(s) & Basso Continuo

Joseph Bodin de Boismortier: « Petites sonates suivies d'une Chaconne », Op. 66, 1737
- Pour deux Bassons, Violonchelles ou Violes
OM111 Two playing scores
€ 30,00

Mr. (André Danican) Philidor « L'Ainé » : Four suites
from « Pieces a deux Basse de Viole, Basse de Violon et Basson », 1700
- Version for two cellos
OM112 Two playing scores
€ 17,00

Diego Ortiz: Recercadas sobre Tenores italianos
          - nine Recercadas for bass viol & harpsichord from Libro secondo, 1533
OM121 Two playing scores
€ 17,00

Daniel Eberlin & August Kühnel: Seven Partitas from the 'Kassel Tablatures' (c1680-90)
- for two bass viols or bass viol and Bc
(parts in tablature (ffeff) or staff notation)
OM122a Score & staff notation parts
€ 19,00
OM122b Score & tablature parts
€ 19,00
OM122ab Score & both sets of parts
€ 25,00

" ... Curiously Contriv'd for the Bass Viol ... "

Contemporary and modern transcriptions for one or more (6-string) bass viols and continuo
of chamber music originally published between 1700 and 1730 for violin or recorder

Arcangelo Corelli: Twelve Sonatas op. 5 (1700)
from the anonymous contemporary transcription for bass viol and Bc, ms in the Bibliothèque nationale, Paris.
- Six Sonatas 'da chiesa' nos I-VI
OM124 Score & parts
€ 36,00
- Five Sonatas 'da camera' nos VII-XI
OM125a Two playing scores
€ 20,00
OM125b Three playing scores
€ 25,00
(2nd & 3rd playing scores available with Bc in bass & tenor or bass & alto clefs)
- 'Follia' no. XII
OM126 Score & parts
€ 13,00
- complete in three volumes
OM124, OM125b & OM126
€ 65,00

James Paisible:
Six Setts of Aires for two Viols & a Bass
- transcribed from Six Setts of Aires for Two Flutes & a Bass, London (Walsh & Hare) c1720
(for three bass viols or two tenors and bass, with alternative bass parts for 6 or 7-string viol/violone)
OM128 Score & parts
€ 32,00


Baroque Orchestra

Jean-Baptiste Lully fils: « Concert de violons et hautbois », 1707
- for 5-part strings (Vn, Va I, Va II, Va III, Bc) & Oboes
OM118 Score & Parts
Special order only

Michel-Richard Delalande:  5 Noels in D
- selected and arranged from « Noels en Trio pour les Flutes, Hautbois et Violons »
Flutes, Oboes, [Bassoons], Strings (Vn I & II, Va I, II & III, Basse), B.C.
(Viola parts editorial, winds not essential)
Score & Parts
Special order only

"Overture, Chaconne and other Instrumental Airs"

We have typeset instrumental airs from baroque stage works which may be selected and edited into suites on request. These are practical rather than critical editions, usually transcribed from one main source. Please enquire for more details.

Jean-Philippe Rameau: « Les Indes Galantes », 1736
- 35 numbers transcribed from the manuscript score in the Bibliothèque municipale, Toulouse
Flutes, Oboes, Bassoons, Trumpet, Timpani, Strings (Vn I & II, Va I & II, Basse)
(Upper strings not always divided, winds etc. not in all movements)
1. Ouverture 2. Air pour les Amours 3. Rigaudon I & II 4. Musette 
5. Menuet I & II 6. Air des Sauvages 7. Tambourin I & II
SUITE in G (extended)
As above plus Air pour deux Polonois, Air pour les Affriquains, and Forets paisibles
1. Ritournelle Les Fleurs 2. Rondeau 3. Adoration du Soleil 4. Air des Incas 5. Loure en Rondeau 6. Gavotte I & II

Henry Purcell: "King Arthur", 1691
- 13 numbers transcribed from the posthumous A Collection of Ayres, compos'd for the Theatre, 1697
Strings only (Vn I & II, Va, Bassus)

Henry Purcell: "The Old Bachelor", 1693
- 9 numbers transcribed from the posthumous A Collection of Ayres, compos'd for the Theatre, 1697
Strings only (Vn I & II, Va, Bassus)

Marc-Antoine Charpentier: « Circé », 1675
- 12 numbers transcribed from the composer's autograph score
Strings only (Vn, Va I & II, Basse de Violon)

Matthew Locke: "The Tempest", 1674
- 11 numbers transcribed from The English Opera, or The Vocal Musick in Psyche with the instrumental therein intermix'd to which is adjoyned the instrumental musick in The Tempest, 1675
Strings only (Vn I & II, Va, Bass Violin)

Pascal Collasse: « Le Ballet des Quatre Saisons », 1695
- 33 numbers transcribed from  the manuscript score in the Philidor Collection
Flutes, Oboes, Bassoon, Strings (Vn, Va I II & III, Basse de Violon)
(Independent parts for winds only in a few movements, otherwise doubling or strings only)


Voices & Viols

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Thomas Weelkes: 'What haue the Gods' & 'Mee thinkes I heare'
-two madrigals a6 from Madrigals of 5. and 6. Parts, 1600
OM108 Score & parts x2
Special order only € 22,00

George Kirbye: 'With Angells face and brightnesse' & Thomas Hunt 'Hark! hark, did you euer heare &c.'
- two madrigals a6 from The Triumphes of Oriana, 1601
OM113 Score & parts x2
Special order only € 22,00

a5        a5        a5

Iohn Holmes: 'Thus bonny bootes the birth day' & Richard Carlton: 'Calme was the Aire'
- two madrigals a5 from The Triumphes of Oriana, 1601
OM104 Score & parts x2
Only a few left! € 19,00

Iohn Wilbye: 'Sweet hony sucking Bees' & 'Yet sweet take heed'
- two madrigals a5 from The Second Set of Madrigales, 1609
OM105 Score & parts x2
Special order only € 19,00

a4        a4        a4

Thomas Ford: Ten Aires a4 to the lute & viols from Mvsicke of Svndrie Kindes, 1607
OM106a Score, parts, lute book
€ 28,00
OM106b as above + vocal score x4
€ 44,00

Thomas Campian: The First Booke of Ayres, Contayning Diuine and Morall Songs, c1613/14
- 21 songs, To be sung to the lute and viols, in two, three and foure parts
OM117a Score, parts, lute book
€ 44,00
OM117b as above + vocal score x4
€ 66,00

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Thomas Weelkes: 'My flocks feede not', 'In black mourne I' & 'Cleere wells spring not'
- three madrigals a3 from Madrigals to 3. 4. 5. and 6. voyces, 1597
OM115 Score & parts x2
€ 17,00

Note: all madrigal editions include inner parts in both alto and treble clefs, and transposed versions


Viol Music for Beginners

(These editions are listed in very approximate order of increasing difficulty)

[Gambenschule für Kinder, 1. Teil (German only)
OM501 für Diskantgambe
€ 16,00
OM502 für Altgambe
€ 16,00]

[Gambenschule für Kinder, 2. Teil (German only)
OM521 für Diskantgambe
€ 11,00
OM520 für Altgambe
€ 11,00]

[Weihnachtslieder (German only)
OM519a für Diskant- & Altgambe
€ 10,00
OM519b für Alt- & Bassgambe
€ 10,00]

Easy Baroque Pieces – by Bach, Händel, Lully, Fischer et al.
with an accompanying part for bass viol
OM503 for treble viol
€ 10,00
OM504 for tenor viol (octave treble clef)
€ 11,00
OM504A for tenor viol (alto clef)
€ 11,00
OM505 for bass viol
€ 11,00

 Easy Renaissance Dances – by Susato, Schein, Widmann, Phalèse
with an accompanying part for bass viol
OM506 for treble viol
€ 11,00
OM507 for tenor viol
€ 12,00
OM508 for bass viol
€ 12,00

Renaissance Songs from Germany, France, Spain, England & Italy
– Hassler, Arbeau, Encina, Dowland, Gastoldi et al.
with an accompanying part for bass viol
OM509 for treble viol
€ 12,00
OM510 for tenor viol
€ 13,00
OM511 for bass viol
€ 13,00

London Duos – by Banister, King, Finger, et al.
(Two playing scores)
OM525 for treble viols
€ 16,00
OM526 for tenor viols
€ 16,00
OM527 for bass viols
€ 16,00

French Duets Volume 1 – by Couperin, Boismortier, Hervelois, et al.
(Two playing scores)
OM512 for treble viols
€ 17,00
OM513 for tenor viols
€ 17,00
OM514 for bass viols
€ 17,00

French Duets Volume 2 – by Delavigne, Chédeville & Naudot
(Two playing scores)
OM522 for treble viols
€ 18,00
OM523 for tenor viols
€ 18,00
OM524 for bass viols
€ 18,00

Joseph Bodin de Boismortier Ten easy Duets (from op. 66)
(Two playing scores)
OM515 for bass viols
€ 15,00
OM516 for tenor & bass viols
€ 15,00

Eight Easy Divisions - by Davis Mell, Philip Beckett, Godfrey Finger & Anon.  NEW!!
(Score & solo part)
OM532 for tenor viol
€ 15,00
OM533 for bass viol
€ 15,00

Godfrey Finger
& James Paisible Three Sonatas & a Suite (set for two equal viols)
(Two playing scores)
OM528 for treble viols
€ 16,00
OM529 for tenor viols
€ 16,00
OM530 for bass viols
€ 16,00

Mr. (André Danican) Philidor « L'Aîne » Four Suites from Pieces a deux Basses, 1700
(Two playing scores)
OM517 for bass viols
€ 17,00
OM518 for tenor & bass viols
€ 17,00

Michel Corrette, Giuseppe Fedeli "Saggione"
& Willem De Fesch Six Baroque Sonatas  NEW!!
        - for Bass Viol & Basso Continuo (a second bass viol or cello and/or harpsichord)
(Score & Parts)
OM531 Score & Parts
€ 20,00