A selection of intermediate to advanced pieces by Adrian Le Roy (ca 1520 – 1598) adapted for the Ukulele or Renaissance Guitar, using musical notation and tablature.
Ancient music written for the modern ukulele ….. None!
Playing ancient music on the ukulele ….. Absolutely!
This collection of intermediate to advanced pieces by Adrian Le Roy (ca 1520 – 1598) are adapted for the Ukulele or Renaissance Guitar, using musical notation and tablature. The pieces in this book in roughly the same order as the original book, however, not all of the original pieces are included in this book of arrangements. When playing a soprano, concert or tenor ukulele, linear tuning is required (i.e. using a low G string). Notes about the composer and pieces are at the back of this book.
Pavane et Gaillarde si je m'enuois
Pavane et Gaillarde de la gambe
Gaillarde “La rocque el fuzo”
Gaillarde “La peronnelle”
Chanson “La Muniere de Vernon”
Almande “La mon amy la”
Branle Simple “N’aurez vous point de moy pitié”
Branles Gay – Numéro Un et Deux
Branles de Bourgongne – Premiere au Neufyesine
Recordings of the pieces played at various tempos are posted on SoundCloud and/or YouTube (search for Le Roy Favorites on the Ukulele or Ancient Music for Ukulele).
Please check out the other books in this series “Ancient Music for Ukulele” by visiting our website (ancientmusic4ukulele.com) and/or Facebook page.