On the other hand, the language of the dance forms of the Virginalists
evolved through the Baroque period--in their suites of various stylized dances, inventions, preludes and fugues--to the sonata, which at first also consisted of stylized dance movements: fast movement, slow movement, medium-fast, and then again fast movement, with many repetitions in the last movement, together with pronounced development of motives and themes.
1600-1625 completes the task of making available all of the keyboard music from English composers of the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries--the "virginalists
." (Brown is careful with that term, employing scare quotes in his rare usage.) Thus, once Keyboard Music from Fitzwilliam Manuscripts (edited by the late Christopher Hogwood) becomes available, we should have access to scholarly editions of the entire keyboard output of English composers up to 1625.