Prelude in G major from the Frontispiece

Prelude in G major from the Frontispiece is a short prelude, composed near 1714 by William Babell. it was found within a pane of the opening illustration for Babell's earlier book of unpublished 'Celebrated Lessons' thought to have been written for a private patron. Though clearly in Babell's handwriting, the prelude occupies a space not much larger than a postage stamp. It lasts about 20 seconds to perform.

This sheet contains the following parts:

Sheet Title Download
Prelude in G major from the Frontispiece - Complete score (Colburn, Grant)
Composer Form Instrument Period
William Babell Prelude Piano Baroque

William Babell

William Babell (or Babel) (1689/1690 - 23 September 1723) was an English musician, composer and prolific arranger of vocal music for harpsichord.