Giuseppe Colombi – Toccatas, Tromba, Sarabanda …

Posted on November 28th, 2017 by


Giuseppe Colombi(1635 — 27 September 1694) – Toccatas, Tromba, Sarabanda …
Giuseppe Colombi – Sarabanda (Scordatura GDGB)
Peter Sheppard Skaerved – Violin (Maggini) Workshop recording 28 11 17

Just to start getting you interested in Giuseppe Colombi, the star of the next ‘Preludes & Vollenteries’ , here’s my working copy of the MS of his ‘Ciacona a solo’, with a little Poussin counterpoint.

Bridge placements. There’s always lots of talk about apparently strange placings in early paintings. Well, to get some of the more extreme scordatura to work, such as Columbi’s GCEG (in one octave), and GDGB (tenth), this is what works best

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