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Two Dances, First Book of Dances (Pierre Phalèse, 1571) for Wind Instruments

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By Pierre Phalèse

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Woodwind Quartet, Woodwind Choir or Ensemble, Brass Quartet, Brass Choir or Ensemble, Concert Band, Flexible Instrumentation - Early Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Pierre Phalèse. Arranged by Colin Kirkpatrick. Renaissance, Christmas, Anniversary, Recital. Score, Set of Parts. 25 pages. Published by Colin Kirkpatrick Publications (S0.894517).

Item Number: S0.894517

Pierre Phalèse (1510-1575) was a Flemish publisher and his First Book of Dances, an extensive collection of dances in four parts, was published in Leuven in 1571. They are attractive pieces and are sure to be popular at any concerts, public recitals or end-of-semester events. These are the thirteenth and fourteenth dances in the original publication. This arrangement is scored for virtually any combination of conventional wind instruments and percussion, with optional keyboard part. The flexible arrangement makes them playable by all sorts of non-standard ensembles. The optional keyboard part enables you to use the piece as a solo or duet and trio for mixed instruments.

This arrangement contains dances 23 (Premier Bransle de la Guerre) and 2 (Les Bouffons) from the original 1571 publication and they are transposed from G major into F major.

This publication consists of a score showing the four-part ensemble, keyboard and percussion parts. A piano sounds distinctly out of place in this music and a digital or acoustic harpsichord sounds more authentic. Most electronic keyboards have a harpsichord option. The score and set of fifteen parts come in a single PDF file.
The percussion instruments used are similar to those found in elementary school music rooms and two players are usually required. Other percussion instruments may be added as desired. Dance music is intended to be fun, and we hope that this arrangement brings you just that.



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