L’Egiptienne (violin viola duo)
Title: L’Egiptienne (The Egyptian)
Composer: J. P. Rameau, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin and Viola
Printout: 4 pages
Note: This piece, originally for harpsichord, reflects the eighteenth century European fascination with “exotic” cultures. Stylistically, of course, it is about as Egyptian as Bordeaux wine.