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Kite, Christopher (virginals)

Christopher Kite (virginals)

Christopher Kite gained a degree at Oxford before commencing further study at the Royal College of Music. Whilst at the College he won the Raymond Russell Memorial Prize for harpsichord, and in 1977 was a prizewinner in the International Harpsichord Competition in Bruges. He was appointed Professor of Harpsichord at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1974. He has given many recitals in London and throughout the United Kingdom. His numerous concert tours abroad have included solo harpsichord and fortepiano recitals in Sweden and the USA, and for the Flanders and Llubljana Festivals, and he has toured Europe extensively with the Florilegium. He broadcasts regularly on BBC Television and Radio, and has also recorded programmes for many foreign radio networks. He also recorded the piano sequences for Peter Shaffer's award-winning play Amadeus. His new edition of Handel's Eight Great Suites, a selection of Scarlatti sonatas and the complete piano sonatas of John Field have been published to widespread acclaim. Current editorial projects include the complete keyboard works of Purcell and Handel's Aylesford Pieces. Christopher Kite also contributed the chapter on keyboard instruments for How Music Works.

Albums
'English Virginal Music of the 17th Century' (CDA66067)
English Virginal Music of the 17th Century
Complete works available for download
ANONYMOUS - BAROQUE
Almaygne
An Irish Toy
Corrant
Frogges Galliard
Glory of ye North
Maske
Nanns Maske
The Building of St Paul's
The Milk Maid
The New Nightingale
JOHN BLOW  (1649-1708)
Suite No 4 in C
WILLIAM BYRD  (1539/40-1623)
Calleano custure me
Pavan and Galliard 'The Earle of Salisbury', BK15
ORLANDO GIBBONS  (1583-1625)
The Queen's Command
MARTIN PEERSON  (c1572-1651)
The fall of the leaf
The Primrose
PETER PHILIPS  (1560/1-1628)
Pavan
HENRY PURCELL  (1659-1695)
A New Ground
Ground in Gamut
Round O
Suite No 4 in A minor
Trumpet Tune, called The Cibell
THOMAS STRENGTHFIELD  (?-?)
Almaygne and Corrant
THOMAS TOMKINS  (1572-1656)
A Sad Pavan for these distracted times
Worster Brawls
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
A New Ground (Purcell)
A Sad Pavan for these distracted times (Tomkins)
Almaygne (Anon)
Almaygne and Corrant (Strengthfield)
An Irish Toy (Anon)
Calleano custure me (Byrd)
Corrant (Anon)
Frogges Galliard (Anon)
Glory of ye North (Anon)
Ground in Gamut (Purcell)
Maske (Anon)
Nanns Maske (Anon)
Pavan (Philips)
Pavan and Galliard 'The Earle of Salisbury', BK15 (Byrd)
Round O (Purcell)
Suite No 4 in A minor (Purcell)
Suite No 4 in C (Blow)
The Building of St Paul's (Anon)
The fall of the leaf (Peerson)
The Milk Maid (Anon)
The New Nightingale (Anon)
The Primrose (Peerson)
The Queen's Command (Gibbons)
Trumpet Tune, called The Cibell (Purcell)
Worster Brawls (Tomkins)
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