The gavotte originated as a french folk dance, eventually cristalizing as a court dance with a distinctive half bar upbeat. It became popular in the court of Louis XIV, where Jean Baptiste Lully was the leading court composer. This particular gavotte has been arranged for orchestra, piano and violin, piano and cello, and trumpet and organ, and has become a popular study piece due to its simple yet expressive melody.

This sheet contains the following parts:

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Piano and Violin - Burmester
Organ and Trumpet - Rondeau
Piano and Cello - Schroeder

Jean Baptiste Lully

Jean-Baptiste Lully (born Giovanni Battista Lulli) was a Florentine-born French composer who spent most of his life working in the court of ...