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Original layout part from La Monteverde

Tarquinio Merula
2 minutes
Classical music

This is a very interesting piece of music: it reminds me in a twisted way of a Bach fugue, but ofcourse: this is early Baroque. I transcribed it for recorder quartet, but ofcourse, it also can be played by similar instuments.

Part 9 of Merulas "Il primo libro delle canzoni a quattro voci per sonare con ogni sorte de stromenti musicali con il basso generale. Aggiontovi duo Allemane @ una Corrente", printed in Venice in 1615. Opus 1.

More about Merula can be found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarquinio_Merula

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