Ronde and Saltarelle (violin viola duo)
Title: Ronde and Saltarelle, from Danserye
Composer: Tielman Susato, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin and Viola
Printout: 2 pages
Note: These two dances from Susato’s compendium of dance music, Danserye, are metric variations of the same tune, a stylistic device much used in the late Renaissance and early Baroque eras. It has a cheery character that suits many occasions.