Les quatres Branles, from Danserye (cello duo)
Title: Les quatres branles, from Danserye (1551)
Composer: Tielman Susato, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Two Cellos
Printout: 2 pages
Note: Despite the title “the four branles”, there are only three sections in this renaissance era dance. A Branle (variously spelled and pronounced like “brawl”) is a line dance that was popular in the 12th century. The Cello 1 part is written in tenor clef.