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Giovanni da Palestrina, (c. 1525-1594)  3 Ricercars

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Palestrina is justly famous for his vocal music but he also wrote instrumental ricercars three of which are transcribed for bass quartet by Klaus Stoll. Both bass and treble clef are used in these pieces which are written for four basses in the same tuning.
Upper voice: advanced
Lower three voices: intermediate
Includes score plus one part each Bass I, Bass II, Bass III, and Bass IV.

copyright 1998 Klaus Stoll / Mesa Music Publishing