Newe lustige Volten (1621) - Score
Newe lustige Volten (1621) - Score composed by William Brade (1560-1630). For SSATB instruments. Miscellaneous Music. Early Dance Music. Score. Published by London Pro Musica (MM.LPMDM17).
This collection contains settings of real dance music, as oppposed to the predominantly stylised dance music that dominates Brades other collections. There is a strong bias towards French music, as in Praetorius Terpsichore, with which Brades book has a lot in common.
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.