Robin non-member

Have one to sell? Sell yours here
Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Color:
Image not available

To view this video download Flash Player

 

Renaissance Music for Guitar

Hans Neusidler , Anonymous , Michael Praetorius , Thomas Robinson , English Traditional , Scottish Anonymous , English Anonymous , Miguel de Fuenllana , Hans Judenkunig , Thoinot Arbeau , French Anonymous , Alexander Agricola , Richard Farnaby , Pierre Attaingnant , John Dowland , Robert [2] [Composer] Johnson , Tylman Susato , Allan Alexander , Francesco (da Milano) Canova , Alonso de Mudarra , Jean-Baptiste Besard , Albert Dlugoraj Audio CD
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)


Available from these sellers.



Amazon's Allan Alexander Store

Visit Amazon's Allan Alexander Store
for all the music, discussions, and more.

Customers Who Viewed This Item Also Viewed


Product Details

  • Composer: Hans Neusidler, Anonymous, Michael Praetorius, Thomas Robinson, English Traditional, et al.
  • Audio CD (November 24, 1998)
  • Label: ADG
  • ASIN: B00000FDGH
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #889,015 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Dance of the Washerwoman - Hans Neusidler
2. I Lie Alone - Anonymous
3. Ballet - Michael Praetorius
4. Robinson's May - Thomas Robinson
5. Packington's Pound
6. Canaries I - Anonymous
7. Medieval Dance - Anonymous
8. Kemp's Jig - Anonymous
9. Kathrine Bardi - Anonymous
10. Greensleeves I - Anonymous
11. Greensleeves II - Anonymous
12. La Volta - Michael Praetorius
13. Duo - Miguel de Fuenllana
14. Courante - Michael Praetorius
15. Christ Has Risen - Hans Judenkunig
16. Bransle charlotte - Thomas Arbeau
17. Bransle - Anonymous
18. O Venus Bant - Alexander Agricola
19. ,Daphne - Anonymous
20. Canaries II - Anonymous
See all 38 tracks on this disc

Editorial Reviews

Renaissance Music For Guitar by Allan Alexander contains 38 pieces for solo guitar or lute including three pieces composed by Allan.

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5 stars
(3)
4.7 out of 5 stars
Share your thoughts with other customers
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Delightful and exciting. April 4, 1999
By A Customer
Format:Audio CD
This is Renaissance music to listen to over and over again. I find myself humming the tunes for days. The arrangements and original compositions are rhythmic and pulsating. I hope Mr. Alexander continues to compose and play for a long time.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars CAUTION: Not a reasonable buy November 13, 2008
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I had this cd on my wish list for a long time, watching the price fluctuate between 20 and 100 dollars, as the cd goes out of stock quickly from Amazon, and brutal individual sellers can charge whatever they want for it. Finally I bought it for twenty dollars, thinking I wouldn't see it go down much.

Now, I'm a guitar player, and I love melodic music for solo nylon string guitar, especially with a European folk feel, so this was right up my alley. However, shortly after buying this cd, I was looking for the sheet music online, and found a book of all of these songs written out in tab and sheet music, from the artist, WITH A CD INCLUDED. The price of this book was twenty dollars. To put this in other words, I spent twenty bucks on this cd, when I could have spent the same amount on the book of sheet music with the same cd included. I ended up buying the sheet music/cd package from another site for $19.51, so now I have two cds of the same thing, plus one book of sheet music.

The music itself is great, and if you love classical guitar or European folk music in general you'll probably really dig this cd. Highlights are Kemp's Gigue (/jig), which is probably the catchiest thing you'll ever hear, Canaries, Dance of the Washerwoman (which is actually an inaccurate translation of its original title, "Welscher Tanz", and the charming and simple renditions of Greensleeves. A lute version of Dance of the Washerwoman is included toward the end of the cd.

If you're a musician, don't buy this, buy the book with the cd included, just google it and you'll find it. Amazon should have it but it's hard to find. Search "Allan Alexander" under books. If you choose to get this version, you're effectively forfeiting your right to the sheet music, in trade for a plastic case.

-Alex
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
5.0 out of 5 stars I never tire of this one! January 3, 2012
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Since I've loaded this on my iPod I continually come back to this one. It's great background music while I work.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
Search Customer Reviews
Search these reviews only

Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 



Look for Similar Items by Category