Juan Bautista José Cabanilles (1644 – 1712) was a Spanish organist and composer at Valencia Cathedral.
He is considered by many to have been the greatest Spanish Baroque composer, and has been called the Spanish Bach.
This Passacalle should be played on one manual.
The mood of it is suggested by the Quarto Tono, the fourth Modus.
Various interpretations of the "character" imparted by the different modes have been suggested.
Two such interpretations, from Guido D'Arezzo (995-1050) and Adam of Fulda (1445-1505) are:
The fourth mode (Quarto Tono) is considered to be harmonious or tender.
Played on Flautado (8') and Tapadillo (4')