Recercada on the Passamezzo Moderno
trans. Gordon Kinney
This set of six variations on a popular dance bass formula by Diego Ortiz (1510 – 1570) is edited by Gordon Kinney. Transcribed for tuba and piano, this was originally written for bass viol and keyboard.This recercada is taken from Ortiz’s Treatise on Diminutions published in Rome in 1553.