Free sheet music of “Gigue en Rondeau de Blavet” for alto recorder solo.
Free sheet music of “Rondeau de Blavet” for alto recorder solo.
Sonata 7 by Raphael Courteville, from “14 sonates a 2 flutes”, for recorder duet.
This is a suite of 8 branles de champagne, a very popular french renaissance dance.
Vecchie letrose (“old hags”) is a polyphonic song composed by Adrian Willaert. This version is written for recorder quartet, the tenor part can also be played by an alto recorder.
This piece is a part of the Cancionero de Palacio, also called Cancionero de Barbieri, a spanish manuscript that contains more than 400 polyphonic songs.
We know nothing about this composer “Luchas”.
The lyrics are about love and use a lot of metaphor with “to hunt for love”.
These are 2 pieces on the same theme : a pavane, slow processional dance, followed by a galliard, faster with jumps. This pair of dances is typical of the 16th century.
The pieces called Ferrareze are based upon the chords progression of the passamezzo.
Franz Wilhem Ferling was a german oboist and composer, mostly knowed for his oboe exercices. The 27th study is an aria, and it has been transcribed for alto recorder.
This ‘not so difficult’ study – although not for beginners – is perfect to introduce the style of the 19th.