Air Lent by Mr Eccles

Posted in CHS by eelfighter on June 19th, 2017

From an 18th century book of English flute duets.  Two Alto recorders


Mon Ami

Posted in CHS by eelfighter on June 12th, 2017

A dance by Tielman Susato.  An ocarina is in the top part.  From Nine is Fine Vol 2, a collaction of 1-octave dances published by Kelischek's Susato Press, Brasstown, NC


Music from the Duke of Lerma 66

Posted in CHS by eelfighter on May 29th, 2017

This is ms 66 from the book "Music for the Duke of Lerma: Cancoines of four, five, and six voices".  This book is from a manuscript which was the first collection of music for professional musicians, originally housed in a church in the village of Lerma in the North of Spain. Through a complicated series of circumstances, this music was revised for modern notation and republished in 2006 by Amherst Early Music.



Posted in CHS by eelfighter on April 15th, 2017

An Intrada by Erasmus Wdmann, a 15th century German composer.  SSATB, 1/2=93, originally recorded Feb 2017




March to Boston

Posted in Uncategorized by eelfighter on April 6th, 2017

A revolutionary war tune also known as "Road to Boston".  Arrangment by John S Kitts-Turner.  SAT 1/4 @ 112



Mr O’Connor

Posted in Uncategorized, CHS by eelfighter on February 21st, 2017

A harp tune from Turlough O'Carolan, a 17th century Irish harper who bridged Irish folk music and baroque music. Pretty great stuff.  AA, 1/2 = 112.  From Nikolaus Newerkla's The Music of an Irish Harper, a collection of these tunes.


L’Amour Malade

Posted in CHS by eelfighter on January 19th, 2017

A galliarde from Jean Lully.   AATB, 1/4=115. 


A Dance from Somewhere

Posted in CHS by eelfighter on October 16th, 2016

Cleaning out the attic. I don't really know when or what this was, but it sounds ok.


Bransle de Champaigne XI

Posted in CHS by eelfighter on January 2nd, 2016

Another dance with tambourine.  SSATB+T, 1/2 = 80.  Easy but fun. Gotta dig that 1555 funk.


Matthew Locke Six Suites Fantasy 1

Posted in CHS by eelfighter on October 11th, 2015

Fantasy from the suite 1 of six suites by Matthew Locke scored for Soprano and Alto. 


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