Performed by NZ Barok at their concert of descriptive music, 'The Enchanted Forest'.
William Williams was a London instrumentalist and composer who died, probably in his twenties, in 1701.
This is a trio sonata with the subtitle “In Imitation of Birds”.
To play it, the recorder players Kamala Bain and Jessica Shaw with a continuo section consisting James Tibbles on harpsichord, Jonathan Le Cocq on baroque guitar, and Martin Griffiths on cello.
Recorded by RNZ Concert in St Luke's Church, Remuera, 9 November 2019
Producer: Tim Dodd; Engineer: Rangi Powick