Aridan Branle (string trio)
Title: Aridan Branle, from Orchesographie
Composer: Thoinot Arbeau, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin, Viola or Violin 2, Cello
Printout: 4 pages
Note: Includes both violin 2 and viola parts. The violin 1 part is playable on flute or oboe. A branle (also spelled various other ways and pronounced like “brawl”) is an early line dance. Think of it as a fifteenth century Macarena.