Harpsichord music

A harpsichord is a keyboard instrument, widely used during the Renaissance and Baroque periods. It produces its sound by plucking the strings when the keys are pressed (contrary to the piano, which attacks the strings using a hammer). The harpsichord was largely replaced by the piano during the 18th century, but made a resurgence in the 20th century with the rise of historically informed performance. The word harpsichord is often used to designate the whole family of similar plucked keyboard instruments, including the virginals, spinet, and spinet.      
Title Composer Form Period Ratings
Die nothwendigsten Anmerckungen und Regeln des General-Bass Andreas Werckmeister Books Baroque
Keyboard Works Johann Joseph Fux Books Baroque
Toccate e partite d'intavolatura, Book 2 Girolamo Frescobaldi Books Baroque
Toccate, ricercari, capricci, allemande, gigue, courante, sarabande, Libro 4 Johann Jacob Froberger Books Baroque
Canon with 5626 Inversions Christoph Graupner Canon Baroque
Canzon und Capriccio über das Henner und Hannergeschreÿ Alessandro Poglietti Canzona Baroque
Canzona in A minor, FbWV 306 Johann Jacob Froberger Canzona Baroque
Capriccio VII sopra l'aria 'Or chè noi rimena' in partite, F 4.07 Girolamo Frescobaldi Caprice Baroque
Libro di Capricci e Ricercate Johann Jacob Froberger Caprice Baroque
Chaconne in D major, EngK 59 Johann Philipp Kirnberger Chaconne Classical
Ciaconas Johann Pachelbel Chaconne Baroque
Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 753 Johann Sebastian Bach Chorale Prelude Baroque
My Ladye Nevells Booke of Virginal Music William Byrd Compilation Renaissance
Notebook for Wilhelm Friedemann Bach Johann Sebastian Bach Compilation Baroque
The Oriental Miscellany William Hamilton Bird, Compilation Classical
Harpsichord Concerto no. 7 in G minor, BWV 1058 Johann Sebastian Bach Concerto Baroque
Italian Concerto, BWV. 971 Johann Sebastian Bach Concerto Baroque
20 Dances Christoph Graupner Dance Baroque
24 Country Dances for the Year 1748 T. Davis Dance Classical
A Collection of Old Scots Tunes Francesco Barsanti Dance Baroque
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