Branle

Branle by Giovanni Battista Besardo

Branle by Jean Babtiste Besard (1567-1617) Although Jean Babtiste Besard was born to a family of some means and noble lineage, he led an extremely active life as a lutenist, composer, teacher, lawyer and medical doctor. His noteworthy treatise on playing the lute, entitled De modo, was included in both of these collections. John Dowland’s …

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Branle Gay by Jean Baptiste Besard

Branle Gay by Jean Babtiste Besard (1567-1617) Although Jean Babtiste Besard was born to a family of some means and noble lineage, he led an extremely active life as a lutenist, composer, teacher, lawyer and medical doctor. His noteworthy treatise on playing the lute, entitled De modo, was included in both of these collections. John …

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Branle de la Cornemuse by Robert Ballard

Branle de la Cornemuse by Robert Ballard (1572-1575) Robert Ballard was a prominent French lutenist and composer. From 1612 he entered the service of the French Regent, Maria de Medici, and was tutor to the young King Louis XIII, becoming a lutenist and composer at the royal court in 1618. He published two books of …

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Branle de Village by Robert Ballard

Branle de Village by Robert Ballard (1572-1575) Robert Ballard was a prominent French lutenist and composer. From 1612 he entered the service of the French Regent, Maria de Medici, and was tutor to the young King Louis XIII, becoming a lutenist and composer at the royal court in 1618. He published two books of lute …

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Branle by Jean Babtiste Besard

Branle by Jean Babtiste Besard (1567-1617) Although Jean Babtiste Besard was born to a family of some means and noble lineage, he led an extremely active life as a lutenist, composer, teacher, lawyer and medical doctor. His noteworthy treatise on playing the lute, entitled De modo, was included in both of these collections. John Dowland’s …

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