Tambourin, from Le triomphe de la République (string trio)
Title: Tambourin, from Le triomphe de la République
Composer: François-Joseph Gossec, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin 1; Violin 2 or Viola; Cello
Printout: 8 pages
Note: Gossec was perhaps the greatest French composer of the classical era, and an ardent supporter of the revolution. This spirited dance is among his best known compositions. The violin 1 part in this setting can be performed on flute or oboe.