Air de Galat�e (Chaconne)

Composer
Jean-Baptiste Lully
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
4 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Solo instrument (Harpsichord)
Instrumental parts
Not available

A very free arrangement of the air from Lully's pastorale "Acis et Galat�e" - I crib the melodic skeleton and the ground bass from Lully (with a nod to d'Anglebert's arrangement) but I 'fess up to everything else.

The MP3 features a meantone tuning (Dechales' 1/5th-comma tuning), not because I make any claim that my arrangement is "echt Barock" (far from), but out of sheer curiosity of how it would work with this material (fairly well, I think).

Print size is A4 portrait.

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