Giles Farnaby

Giles Farnaby (c. 1563 – November 1640) was an English composer and virginalist of the late Renaissance and early Baroque periods.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1560 (London;Truro), Died 1640 (City of London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-027288 10-in. 10/13/1938 Spagnioletta Yella Pessl Harpsichord solo composer  
Brunswick E18695-E18697 10-in. 4/7/1926 A gigge Lewis Richards Harpsichord solo composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Farnaby, Giles," accessed October 24, 2021,

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"Farnaby, Giles." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 October 2021.

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