Sunday, August 20, 2017

Branle double (Re-entrant)

From a 14th century Book of Hours from Flanders, another wonderfully expressive image of monkeys (apes?).

This is also a very easy piece."Bran(s)le simple" and "bran(s)le double" refer to the pattern of steps in the dance.

TablEdit adaptation for re-entrant uke.
PDF file.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Branle (Re-entrant)

A frog and a snail listening to a monkey playing music. From a fifteenth century Book of hours.

This is a medieval bransle, very simple and easy to play.

TablEdit adaptation. (For newbies: download the free TablEdit player; link in the right column)
PDF file.

Friday, August 11, 2017

Küffner - Andante 1 (Re-entrant)

Painting by Félix Vallotton.

I'm back after a long absence... and re-starting at the beginning with a suitable piece by Küffner.

TablEdit tabs.
PDF version.

And tabs with an alternative fingering, also in PDF version.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Giulio Abondante - La Disperata (Low G)

This is an adaptation for low G ukulele by Richard Chapman of a 16th century lute piece.

Thank you, Richard, for this great contribution.

TablEdit version.
PDF file.

Friday, January 1, 2016

Susato - Pavane (re-entrant)

Let us celebrate the first day of the new year with this super easy little piece by Susato, adapted for re-entrant uke:
TablEdit format
PDF file.