Book Review: Dances from Arbeau’s Orchesographie Arranged by Lizzie Gutteridge

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Orchesographie Lizzie Gutteridge is a well-known bagpiper, shawm player, and in more recent times a publisher of music in parts for shawms and for bagpipes. Just now she has fewer gigs to practise for, and has turned her attention to the wealth of music in Arbeau’s Orchesographie. All the music in Orchesographie is given as a single line, with the exception of Belle Qui Tiens Ma Vie where Arbeau gives a four-part harmony.

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