A Bach like two part invention.
I was playing a lot of Louis Couperin at the time of writing this piece as I hope you can here in the composition.
The last two Courantoes, onto the volta’s next.
Another two part piece that I think works well.
This pairing from the Robert Dowland Lute Book, I find particularly beautiful. The 4th is a bit of an ear worm.
Here is the Second of the Almaine known as Sir Henry Guildford his Almaine, from A Variety of Lute Lessons 1610 published by Robert Dowland. There is no Composer listed. This has been converted to notation (available from my website for Lute and Guitar Pitch www.thewrittennote.co.uk) and then realised by editing the notes so that […]
Here is a Wind Arrangement and extension of the Piano piece Small Piece 74. When I reviewed the piece before putting on You Tube for Piano, I really enjoyed the ideas playing around so I created a version with Wind using Flute, Oboe, Bass Clarinet (B flat) and Bassoon, to show how the ideas play […]
The first two of the Corantoes I thought that they warranted a little longer in the lime light so added them together and repeated them. I think they are little gems.
This piece was inspired by J S Bach’s twisting two part inventions and other two part keyboard works. I have also arranged an extended version with new sections for Wind Quartet. Enjoy.
Available in various forms under Early Musician/Lute Project/Almaine.