Passepied et Duo, from Cephale et Procris (string trio)
Title: Passepied et Duo, from the opera Cephale et Procris
Composer: Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin 1; Violin 2/Viola; Cello
Printout: 8 pages
Note: This vigorous dance and duet are from the opera’s prologue. After two introductory passepieds, a pair of sea nymphs step forth to sing the praises of King Louis XIV, after which the passepieds are reprised.
This publication includes alternative parts for both violin 2 and viola.