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Renaissance String Quartets - Score

By Deborah Greenblatt

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String Quartet violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello
Arranged by Deborah Greenblatt. This edition: spiral-bound. Tunebook. 63 pages. Published by Greenblatt & Seay (GS.BSG4RSQ-S).

Item Number: GS.BSG4RSQ-S

These 25 arrangements feature works by well known composers of the day (Byrd, Morley, Palestrina, etc.), as well as composers that are not so well known (Anerio, Holborne, Phalese, etc.). Many of these pieces are suitable, aka "easy", for folks playing in a quartet for the first time. You may experience harmonies and dissonances that are new to you. (Of course, they are really quite old...) Some of the rhythms may be unexpected, so take it slow. Trust the tunes. They have exotic charms of their own, and they will find their own speed.

  • Girene Canzone D'Al Mio Bel Solo  Composed by Anerio
  • Bransles de Champaigne  Composed by Anonymous
  • Fantasia In C Major  Composed by Anonymous
  • Tourdion  Composed by Anonymous
  • Voi Ve N'Andate  Composed by Jacques (Jacob) Arcadelt
  • Galiardo  Composed by Bull
  • Fantasia in A Minor  Composed by Byrd
  • Ye Nightingales  Composed by Jacobus Clemens
  • Now, O Now I Needs Must Part  Composed by John Dowland
  • Sometime She Would  Composed by Giles Farnaby
  • Gittene Canzonett'al Mio  Composed by Alfonso Ferrabosco
  • In Exitu Israel  Composed by Vincenzo Galilei
  • Gaillard  Composed by C. Gervaise
  • Pavanne de la Guerre  Composed by Claude Gervaise
  • Fantazia of Foure Parts  Composed by Orlando Gibbons
  • Ridon di Maggio i Prati e i Vaghi Colli  Composed by Hans Leo Hassler
  • The New Year's Gift  Composed by Anthony Holborne
  • Carmen  Composed by Isaac
  • Voicy Du Gay Printemps  Composed by Jeune
  • El Grillo  Composed by Josquin Des Prez
  • Bonjour Mon Coeur  Composed by Orlande De Lassus
  • Matona, lovely maiden  Composed by Orlande De Lassus
  • Sing we and chant it  Composed by Thomas Morley
  • Adoramus Te  Composed by Giovanni Pierluigi Da Palestrina
  • Saltarello  Composed by Phalese

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