May 23, 2011
Allemande by Anonymous (16th century)
Though one of the most popular dances of the Baroque era (1600-1750), the allemande originated around the early or mid-16th century. The first known use of the title “allemande” was in 1521, but in Germany earlier examples of this type of dance appear as “Teutscertanz” or “Dantz”.
This piece has a simple and striaghtforward texture and fits easily under the fingers of the left hand. Practice it slowly and carefully, so you’ll be able to perform it at a brisk tempo with full control
Renaissance Era. Easy Guitar piece. 17 measures. No barre chords. key of A minor, 4/4 Time Signature. 2 Pages.