James Oswald
(1710 - 1769)

Oswald : Airs for the seasons - Lilac (Kbd) : illustration

Airs for the seasons - Lilac (Kbd)
(Kbd./Hp.)
Full score (PDF), €1.00 for a single copy   Buy this item
Printable cover page (PDF), €0.00 for unlimited copies   Download this item

Please click here to report any problem obtaining a PDF
Page 1 of 3
Languido Largo - Brilliante - Giga Brilliante

James Oswald wrote two sets of Airs for the Seasons, each set comprising twelve pieces for each season; a total of ninety-six miniatures, each representing a plant at its most distictive period in the year. The original pieces survive as figured keyboard solos playable as violin/flute sonatas (also available).

The pieces for Spring are: Anemone, Auricula, Catchfly, Cowslip, Crocus, Crown Imperial, Daffodil, Duck's Foot, Friar's cowl, Gentinella, Hyacinth, Jonquil, Laburnum, Lady's mantle, Lilac, Narcissus, Pheasant's eye, Polyanthus, Primrose, Pyracantha, Ranunculus, Rocket, Star of Bethlehem, Tulip.