you'll find the history of my little "Lully project", pdf's, midis, etc.
There are also some arrangements not only to 10-course lute,
but also some to theorbo and chitarrino.
First there are anyhow direct links to the 10-course "suite":
[22. 9.2008] Direct links to the pdf's and videos of the "Suite Méditerranée" (see below) arranged for 10-course lute (© Arto Wikla):
The movie "Tous les matins du monde" made French baroque music known to the masses. One very good piece among the other very good pieces, which was played in the movie, is the "Marche pour la Ceremonie des Turcs" from the ballet "Le bourgeois gentilhomme" composed by Jean-Baptiste Lully in 1670 to the text of Moliere. As far as I know this was the premier of Moliere's play, and both guys, Lully and Moliere, also had a role in that play! ["Molière played the role of Monsieur Jourdain, clothed in bright colors trimmed with silver lace and muilticolored feathers; ... and the musician Lully was the muphti." (See the Wiki-page of "Le bourgeois gentilhomme".)]
I got an idea of arranging (or transcribing?) that piece to the lute and also to the theorbo. The original manuscript can be found in the net thanks to the wonderful work of Le Conservatoire numérique des Arts et Métiers. They have e-published a lot of mss of Lully's music, see their page http://gallica.bnf.fr/scripts/catalog.php?Fonds=Fonds_Philidor. Also the University of North Texas has published a great collection of Lully's music as scanned scores, see their page http://www.library.unt.edu/music/lully/ .
I have transcribed/arranged/intabulated some extra pieces from Lully's "Le bourgeois gentilhomme" for 10-course lute to be played with the great Marche:
Many thanks to Wayne Cripps for his tabulature typesetting program Tab, and for his advice in using the program!
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