Introduction to the Lute (Book + Online Audio)
for Guitar and Lute Players
30589M
This book is aimed at beginner lute and guitar players interested in playing Renaissance lute music on either instrument. Lute and guitar tablature are included, along with notes on technique, biographies of lute composers from the 16th century, and general advice on buying, stringing and tuning a lute. The book starts with single-line melodies, before progressing to two-part and full repertoire pieces. Selections include works by great Renaissance composers such as John Dowland, Francesco da Milano, Alonso ...more
Product Number:
30589M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
96
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-9799-7
ISBN13:
978-07866-9799-1
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
11/29/2016
This book is aimed at beginner lute and guitar players interested in playing Renaissance lute music on either instrument. Lute and guitar tablature are included, along with notes on technique, biographies of lute composers from the 16th century, and general advice on buying, stringing and tuning a lute. The book starts with single-line melodies, before progressing to two-part and full repertoire pieces. Selections include works by great Renaissance composers such as John Dowland, Francesco da Milano, Alonso Mudarra, Francesco Spinacino and others, with music from England, Scotland, Italy, France and Germany. A useful chord chart is also included. Every piece in the book has been recorded for download by Rob MacKillop--in itself, an album worth owning. Includes access to online audio.
Introduction to the Lute

Introduction                                                                 3

Practicalities - Tuning, Technique, Tablature       6

Notes on Repertoire and Composers                   15

Exercises                                                                   18

Single-note Tunes                                                   22

La Cornetta/Anon.                                       22

La Traditora/Hessen                                    23

Zorzi/Anon.                                                   24

El Saltarello/Anon.                                      25

Two-Part Counterpoint Pieces                              27

Wo soll ich mich hinkeren/Judenkunig   27

Fecit Potentiam/Fuenllana                        28

Duet by Fuenllana                                      32

Repertoire Pieces                                                    37

A Daunce/Straloch                                      37

A Port/Straloch                                             38

A Toye (1)/Pickeringe                                   40

A Toye (2)/Pickeringe                                   42

Branle Gay XVII/Attaingnant                     44

Draw neare me and lowe me                     46

Fantasia del quarto tono/Milán                 48

Fantasia del quarto tono/Narvaez            52

Fantasia N.41/Milano                                  56

Fantasia X/Mudarra                                     58

I Long for thy Virginitie/Straloch                62

I Never Knew I Loved Thee/Rowallan     64

Lachrimae Pavan/Dowland                       68

Mrs. Winter’s Jump/Dowland                     72

Orlando Sleepeth/Dowland                       74

Pauana alla Veneciana/Dalza(?)             76

Preludium/Dowland                                    78

Recercare a Juli amours/Spinacino         80

Ricercare X/Spinacino                                84

Rhona’s Tune/Anon                                   86

Romanesca:

Guardame Las Vacas/Mudarra     88

Tarleton’s Riserrectione/Dowland            90

Tastar de corde/Dalza                                 92

The Buffins/Straloch                                   94

What if a Day/Pickeringe                            96

Chords                                                           98

 
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