Sheet Music: Courante

TitleCourante
from Terpsichore
ComposerMichael Praetorius (1571–1621)
InstrumentationFlute and Harpsichord/Piano
KeyG major
RangeD4–F♮5
Time signature6/4
Tempo72 BPM
Performance time0:45
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2016-07-03
Last updated2016-07-03
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Categories
Courantes, Renaissance

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Sunday 3 July 2016

Tune of the Day: Courante by Praetorius

Transcribed for flute and keyboard

This courante is taken from Michael Praetorius's Terpsichore (1612), a compendium of more than 300 instrumental dances, which is both his most widely known work, and his sole surviving secular work.

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