La Catena dAmore by Cesare Negri

La Catena dAmore by Cesare Negri

Casare Negri was a renowned Italian dancing instructor of the secong half of the 16th century. His important treatise on the dance, Le gratie d’amore, contains 43 most popular dance tunes of the day in both lute and standard music notation.
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Opus 50 Pavane by Gabriel Faure

Opus 50 Pavane by Gabriel Faure (1845-1924)

Gabriel Urbain Fauré was a French composer, organist, pianist and teacher. He was one of the foremost French composers of his generation, and his musical style influenced many 20th century composers. Among his best-known works are his Nocturnes for piano, the songs “Après un rêve” and “Clair de lune” and his Requiem.

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Serenade by Joseph Haydn

Serenade by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Franz Joseph Haydn was one of the most prolific and prominent composers of the Classical period. He is often called the “Father of the Symphony” and “Father of the String Quartet” because of his important contributions to these forms. He was also instrumental in the development of the piano trio and in the evolution of sonata form.

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Das Lied der Deutschen by Joseph Haydn

Das Lied der Deutschen by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Franz Joseph Haydn was one of the most prolific and prominent composers of the Classical period. He is often called the “Father of the Symphony” and “Father of the String Quartet” because of his important contributions to these forms. He was also instrumental in the development of the piano trio and in the evolution of sonata form.

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Minuet in C by Leopold Mozart

Minuet in C by Johann Georg Leopold Mozart (November 14, 1719 – May 28, 1787)

Johann Georg Leopold Mozart was a German composer, conductor, teacher, and violinist. Mozart is best known today as the father and teacher of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and for his violin textbook Versuch.

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Menuet by Franz Joseph Hadyn

Menuet by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Franz Joseph Haydn was one of the most prolific and prominent composers of the Classical period. He is often called the “Father of the Symphony” and “Father of the String Quartet” because of his important contributions to these forms. He was also instrumental in the development of the piano trio and in the evolution of sonata form.

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Pasapie Viejo by Santiago de Murcia

Pasapie Viejo by Santiago de Murcia (1673–1739)

Until new research was published in 2008, few details about the life of Santiago de Murcia were known. One of the important aspects of the music of Murcia is his interest in a wide range of pre-existing music for guitar, including that by Spanish, French and Italian composers, and in popular dance forms which probably originated in Africa (rather than Mexico).

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Pasapie Nuevo by Santiago de Murcia

Pasapie Nuevo by Santiago de Murcia (1673–1739)

Until new research was published in 2008, few details about the life of Santiago de Murcia were known. One of the important aspects of the music of Murcia is his interest in a wide range of pre-existing music for guitar, including that by Spanish, French and Italian composers, and in popular dance forms which probably originated in Africa (rather than Mexico).

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Branle by Giovanni Battista Besardo

Branle by Jean Babtiste Besard (1567-1617)

Jean Baptiste Besard 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 son, Robert, presented an English translation of it in his Varietie of Lute Lessons (1610)

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Danse by Anonymous

Danse by Anonymous

Baroque Anon This trio is from an interesting eighteenth century lute-book now in the Cologne Stadtbibliothek, which includes compositions by Lauffensteiner, Weiss and others. The minuet to which belongs to unfortunately not amenable to transposition, but this seems insufficient reason not to include a delightful duet which stands well by itself.

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