Canarie by Joachim van den Hove

Canarie by Joachim van den Hove (1567-1620)

Joachim van den Hove spent his life in the Netherlands, where he was held in high regard as a lutenist, composer and teacher. He published 3 collections of lute music: Florida, Praeludia testudinis and Delitiae Musicae, from which this piece is taken. The canarie was a type of dance piece which came to Spain from the Canary Islands. Its popularity spread throughout Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries.



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Notes
This piece is easy to play, relying almost exclusively on open strings for the bass notes. Follow the life-hand fingerings closely for the smoothest, most legato (connected) performance.
13 Measures. 2 Pages. 2/4 Time Signature. Key of D . No Barre Chords. Easy Guitar Piece.