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Ricercar in three parts (Christofano Piochi, 1675)

The "Ricercari a tre voci" from Piochi's Libro Terzo are beautiful ensemble music for recorders or other instruments. The tessuturae require no changes when played on soprano, alto and tenor recorders.

The editions are based on a facsimile of the original partbooks. All accidentals are original. I have only added bar lines and beams to make the music easier legible.

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Ricercar no. 2 (three A4 pages, 78kB)
Ricercar no. 3 (two A4 pages, 60kB)

Other Editions of the same music

A facsimile reprint of the entire volume containing 18 three part ricercars is available from Dr. Bernd C. Becker (Cologne, Germany).