This outstanding anthology for keyboard players unites some of the finest works of Italy’s major 17th- and 18th-century composers. Written for the harpsichord and clavichord, these 49 pieces by seventeen composers comprise sonatas, toccatas, fugues, and other works for keyboardists at early-intermediate to advanced levels. Arranged chronologically, the compilation begins with the earliest Italian composers such as Pasquini, Rossi, and the great Frescobaldi. Other featured composers include Alessandro Scarlatti and his son, Domenico; Durante; Zipoli; Martini; Galuppi, and Clementi.
Reprint of Early Italian Piano Music, Oliver Ditson Company, Boston, 1906.