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Henri IV - An unfinished reign

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Philou

Anonymous

Source : ‘Michael Praetorius: Terpsichore musarum (1612)’; Ricercar Consort & La Fenice; dir. Philippe Pierlot & Jean Tubéry; Ricercar 139124 (1994).

Caption

This piece, of which we find traces in several printed or manuscript anthologies of French dances, is of uncertain origin. It may have come from a ballet (a Ballet des Filoux was performed in 1607). It can be danced in a double branle, which may be varied in the middle section by steps (8) from the gay branle, for example.

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