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Lyrebird Music

Lyrebird Music is an innovative indie publisher of early music, founded in 2020 with the aim of publishing currently under-represented composers and collections.

Highlights from their publications include a critically acclaimed edition of François Couperin’s Pièces d’orgue and the first edition in 120 years of the largest known collection of English keyboard music, The Fitzwilliam Virginal BookMy Ladye Nevells Booke, and the first-ever edition of Anne Dawson, Her Book, an important source containing eleven transcriptions of concertos by Antonio Vivaldi and unknown works by Handel and Buxtehude.

Explore this fantastic range of scores online or in person in our Snape Maltings store.

  • The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book – Complete Edition (Hardback)

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    £179.99

    1290 pages in three volumes Complete background notes Notes on performance style Full critical commentary   The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book i...

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  • J S Bach –– Die Kunst der Fuga (1742) - Hardback

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    £45.99

    120 pages Edited by John O’Donnell A new reading of JS Bach’s 1742 manuscript of Die Kunst der Fuga Both keyboard reduction and open-sco...

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  • William Byrd – My Ladye Nevells Booke (Hardback)

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    £54.99

    274 pages Edited by Jon Baxendale and Francis Knights The first complete edition of My Ladye Nevells Booke for nearly 100 years. Retains...

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    Corelli - Twelve Concertos (Hardback)

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    £45.99

    120 pages Edited by John O’Donnell A new and authoritative edition of Thomas Billington’s arrangements of Corelli’s Opus VI concerti Detaile...

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  • The Complete Keyboard Duos by the Bach Family (Hardback)

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    £44.99

    125 pages total Edited by Francis Knights Two-volume set consisting of prima and seconda books All the known duos from J. S. Bach and hi...

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  • Heinrich Bach – Fünf Choralbearbeitungen (Five Chorale Settings)

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    £12.99

    41 pages Edited by Richard Brasier The first in a series of editions featuring Bach family members Detailed preface containing information...

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  • François Couperin – Pièces d’orgue (Hardback)

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    £39.99

    161 pages Edited by Jon Baxendale Two organ masses with appropriate plainsong settings Detailed notes on background, performance a...

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  • William Babell –– Toccatas, Suites and Preludes for Harpsichord (Hardback)

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    £54.99

    302 pages. Edited by Andrew Woolley A first edition of keyboard music by William Babell Contains eleven toccatas, three suites, six preludes,...

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  • Gaspard Le Roux – Pieces de clavessin – Volume 1: The Solo Harpsichord Pieces (Hardback)

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    £36.99

    130 pages Edited by Jon Baxendale Seven suites for solo harpsichord Duo for two harpsichords Full critical commentary Extensive background no...

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  • Gaspard Le Roux – Pieces de clavessin – Volume 2: The Harpsichord Duos (Hardback)

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    £36.99

    130 pages 44 harpsichord duos arranged for two harpsichords using the models provided by Gaspard Le Roux in his Pièces de Clavessin.

  • Gaspard Le Roux – Pieces de clavessin Volume 3: The Trios and Parts (Hardback)

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    £36.99

    119 pages Edited by Jon Baxendale Full score of all three parts Photocopiable parts for ensemble use Premier partie for treble instrument Co...

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  • Nicolas de Grigny – Premier Livre d’orgue (Hardback)

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    £39.99

    234 pages Edited by Jon Baxendale Organ Mass Five hymn settings Appropriate plainsong for mass and hymns taken from relevant sources Backgrou...

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  • Parthenia and Parthenia In-Violata (Hardback)

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    £44.99

    Edited by Jon Baxendale and Francis Knights A new edition based on the 1612–13 and early 1620s imprints. Pseudo-facsimile, retaining the the origi...

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    The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book – Volume 1 (Hardback)

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    £79.99

    410 pages Preface, Bibliography and nos. 1–75 First complete edition in 120 years Maintains original notation Full commentary Information on ...

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    The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book – Volume 2 (Hardback)

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    £79.99

    416 pages The second volume of the three-book series which contains nos. 74–162 Full commentary (background and performance practice found in...

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    The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book – Volume 3 (Hardback)

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    £79.99

    416 pages The third volume of the three-book series which contains nos. 163–297 Full commentary (background and performance practice found i...

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    Anne Dawson, Her Book (Hardback)

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    £54.99

    302 pages Edited by Jon Baxendale The first-ever edition of Anne Dawson, Her Book (1716) Contains full transcriptions of eleven Vival...

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