Marche pour les Matelots, from Alcyone (violin cello duo)
Title: Marche pour les Matelots, from the opera Alcyone
Composer: Marin Marais, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin and Cello
Printout: 2 pages
Note: This is a vigorous jig-like march from one of the greatest of baroque operas, Marais’ Alcyone. Though short, it can be extended by playing da capo and taking the violin part an octave higher or adding embellishments.