La Bouree (TMA 32), from Terpsichore (string trio)
Title: La Bouree (TMA 32) from Terpsichore
Composer: Michael Praetorius, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin; Violin 2 or Viola; Cello
Printout: 4 pages
Note: Of the over 300 dances collected, harmonized, and published in Terpsichore by Praetorius and his collaborator, Caroubel, La Bouree is a favorite for many listeners. It’s lively themes and intriguing cross-rhythms make it a stand-out piece. This arrangement includes alternative parts for violin 2 and viola. The first violin part can be performed on flute, oboe or trumpet.