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Dances From Terpsichore, Volume 1 - Score

By Michael Praetorius

SATB recorders or SATB viols
Composed by Michael Praetorius (1571-1621). Recorder Quartets, String Quartets, Quintets etc.. Early Dance Music. Score. Published by London Pro Musica (MM.LPMDM11).

Item Number: MM.LPMDM11

This is the first of six volumes of dances from Praetorius mammoth collection. This volume contains bransles and courantes, as well as some of the dances with special choreographies, such as the Pavane de Spaigne.

About Early Dance Music

This series includes the best of ensemble Renaissance dance music, all of the monophonic medieval dance music, and a few 17th century collections. The first 3 volumes are complete editions of the two main sources for 16th century Italian dance music. Later volumes cover forms such as Hoftanz, and many other dances up to six instruments from the Hessen books of 1555.

  • Bransle double 1 (XII) 
  • Bransle double 2 
  • Bransle double 3 
  • Bransle Gentil 1 (XIII) 
  • Bransle Gentil 2 
  • Philou (XXII) 
  • Bransle de la Royne (XVII) 
  • Pavane de Spaigne (XXX) 
  • Spagnoletta (XXVII) 
  • La Canarie (XXXI) 
  • La Bouree (XXXII) 
  • [Courante:] La Durette (CIII) 
  • Courante Sarabande (CIV) 
  • [Courante:]La Mouline (CVII) 
  • [Courante:] La Rosette (CIX) 
  • Courante: [So ben mi ch ha bon tempo] (CXLII) 
  • [Courante:] La Moresque (CVIII) 
  • Courante (CXII) 
  • Courante (CXXI) 
  • Courante [de la Royne] (CXV) 
  • Courante [de M. M. Wustrow] (CXV) 
  • Courante (CXXII) 
  • Courante (CXXIV) 
  • Courante (CXLVI) 
  • Courante (CXLV) 
  • Courante (CXXXVI) 
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  • 2007-04-05 00:00:00.0 Terpsichore

    Very basic, easy

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