Courante: French Baroque Lute Duets

Chaconne (Sarabande) in A Major by Vieux Gaultier (1575-1651) (Counterpartie by Tyler Kaiser)

Canaries by Vieux Gaultier

A review of Courante that was published in the March, 2015 edition of the magazine Early Music Today

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Edward Martin and Thomas Walker have brought together seventeen magnificent duets in this program, gathered from books and manuscripts from all over Europe. In addition to this unique collection of historical pieces they have also brought two new pieces to the repertoire by commissioning Tyler Kaiser to compose new counterparts for well-known historical pieces.

The recording is available on CD in a digipack format with a booklet which contains not only the details of the program, but also extensive notes written by Benjamin Narvey.

 

Find the Courante CD album through this link                                                                      Find the Courante MP3 download through this link


In addition to the audio recording we have developed an interactive project by separating the parts on individual discs. These, along with the published music, allow a musician to play along with the recording for study and practice without having to rely on another player.

In addition to the audio recording we have developed an interactive project by separating the parts on individual discs. These, along with the published music, allow a musician to play along with the recording for study and practice without having to rely on another player.


The play-along books of French Baroque Lute Duets is also now available in our store.     If you would like to order a Courante interactive book set, please follow this link.


 

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