Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Arbeau - Bransle des chevaux

Drawing by Leonardo da Vinci.

Another branle from Arbeau's Orchésographie. This dance involves tapping (or stomping).

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Anon - Saltarello del Re

Painting by Anna Boch, a Belgian artist (1890).

This is a 16th century tune.

Adaptation for low 4th tuning in TablEdit format.
PDF file.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Galilei (Vincenzo) - Dance

Painting and dance tune from the 16th century. The Galilei family: talk about lucky genes!

TablEdited adaptation for low 4th tuning.
PDF file.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Playford - All in a Garden Green

Painting of a columbine by Dürer.

A Renaissance song (Playford's Dancing Master).

TablEdited tabs for low 4th tuning.
PDF file.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Gervaise - Gaillarde

Not sure what to make of this painting,  but they seem to have the right idea!

For re-entrant tuning, another tune by Claude Gervaise, light and easy.

TablEdit adaptation.
PDF file.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Janequin - Petite nymphe folastre

Painting by Bartolomeo Veneto.

This piece is titled after one of Pierre de Ronsard's poems (it was initially published as part "Supplément musical" to the 1552 edition of "Les Amours de Pierre de Ronsard").

TablEdited adaptation for low 4th uke.
PDF file.