WILLIAM YOUNG (1610-1662): Sonata Nona in F for 3 Violins and Continuo, Suite in G Minor for 2 Violas da Gamba, Sonata in D Minor for Violin, Viola da Gamba and Continuo, Fantazie of 3 Parts for 3 Violins No. 5 in C Minor & No. 7 in D Minor, Prelude and Almain for Lyra Viol, Sonata Terza in G Minor for 2 Violins and Continuo, Divisions on a Ground in G Minor for Viola da Gamba and Continuo, Sonata in D for Violin, Viola da Gamba and Continuo, Suite in D Minor, Sonata in C for Violin, Viola da Gamba and Continuo, Sonata in D Minor for 2 Violas da Gamba, Sonata Ottava in G for 3 Violins and Continuo.
Catalogue Number: 04N016
Reference: 777 569-2
Description: There are few biographical details about this Englishman who spent much of his mature years as chamber valet and gambist at the court of Innsbruck. His compositions include the first published sonata collection by an Englishman; he appears to be the first Englishman to use violins. Hamburger Ratsmusik; Simone Eckert (viola da gamba).