Two Terpsichorean Dances (cello and piano) level 2.5
Title: Two Terpsichorean Dances
Composer: Michael Praetorius, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Cello and Piano
Printout: 3 pages
Note: These dances are from Praetorius’ voluminous collection of traditional dance tunes, Terpsichore, published in 1612.
Skills: G Major and D Major; 6/4 time; key change; lively tempo; dotted rhythms; hemiolas; hooked bows; double up bows; bow recovery lifts; forward extensions; first and second position; quick shifts.