Packington’s Pound, from Pleasant Musical Companion (viola cello duo)
Title: Packington’s Pound, from Pleasant Musical Companion (1687)
Composer: anon., arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Viola and Cello
Printout: 2 pages
Note: Packington’s Pound was a familiar tune in England during the Elizabethan and Jacobian eras. It’s spirited jig-like character makes it suitable for festive occasions. Though short, it can readily be extended by taking a da capo with repeats.