Suite in B Minor (Allemande) by Robert de Visee (1655 – 1732) Robert de Visée was a lutenist, guitarist, theorbist and viol player at the court of Louis XIV, as well as a singer, and composer for lute, theorbo and guitar. Robert de Visée’s origin is unknown, although a Portuguese origin of his surname had …
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”.
Allemande by Johann Hermann Schein (1586-1630) Johann Hermann Schein was a German composer of the early Baroque era. He was born in Grünhain and died in Leipzig. He was one of the first to import the early Italian stylistic innovations into German music, and was one of the most polished composers of the period.