2020-05-16

16May20: I corrected my edition of Alonso Mudarra’s Tres Libros de Musica en Cifras (1546). The original edition was kicked off from a posting by Michael Graham, for whose work I am grateful. All the pieces have now been carefully corrected from the source facsimile. The vocal parts have all been transcribed to fit a lute in G, which sometimes leads to vocal parts in rather remote keys. Mudarra’s work is careful and altogether splendid, and generally of moderate difficulty.

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