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Composed for Het CONSORT of The Netherlands and premiered by them in Bancigny, France, on 19 September 2009. the work consists of a set of original music to accompany traditional medieval and Renaissance dances. It is scored for mandolin orchestra.

Sibelius playbacks:
1. Estampie
2. Pavane et Gaillard
3. Basse danse et Tourdion
4. Carole et Bransle gay
5. Piva


mp3s of a performance by the Filarmonica Mandolini Alba Sapporo of Japan, presented on 6 March 2016 in Sapporo, Japan, under the direction of Tachibana Naotaka:
1. Estampie
2. Pavane et Gaillard
3. Basse danse et Tourdion
4. Carole et Bransle gay
5. Piva


YouTube videos of the premiere performance by Het CONSORT on 19 September 2009 in Bancigny, France, under the direction of Alex Timmerman:
Video, Part I
Video, Part II


This work also has been arranged for piano solo and is available in this version from Wolfhead Music. Audio files of the piano version may be heard below:
1. Estampie
2. Pavane et Gaillard
3. Basse danse et Tourdion
4. Carole et Bransle gay
5. Piva


Copyright 2008-2012 by John Craton


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