Les Bouffons (string quartet)
Title: Les Bouffons, from Orchésographie
Composer: Thoinot Arbeau, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin 1 and 2; Viola; Cello
Printout: 7 pages
Note: This setting begins with a simple statement of the 8 bar tune in the viola and progresses through s series of increasingly decorative variations. The violin 1 part is playable on flute or oboe.