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Renaissance Suite

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Tielman Susato

Tielman Susato (arr. James Curnow)

General Info

Year: c. 1551 / 1983
Duration: 6:15
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $60.00   |   Score Only (print) - $5.00


1. Las Mourisque (Basse Danse)
2. Mille regrets (Pavane)
3. La bataille (Pavane)


Full Score
C Piccolo
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F
Trombone I-II
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Snare drum (snares off; or small tom-tom)
  • Tom-tom (large)
  • Triangle


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Jim Curnow's well-conceived transcription is based on three 16th century dances by Susato: I. Las Mourisque (Basse Danse), II. Mille regrets (Pavane), and III. La bataille (Pavane).

- Program Note from publisher


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State Ratings

  • Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association - C
  • Texas: I. (mvts. 1 & 2 or 1 & 3)
  • Texas: II. Complete


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside Wind Ensemble (Laura Rexroth, conductor) - 5 May 2022
  • Truman State University (Kirksville, Mo.) Concert Band (Sean Schierbecker, conductor) – 5 December 2018
  • Eastern Kentucky University (Richmond) Wind Ensemble (Andrew J. Putnam, conductor) – 10 October 2018
  • Iowa City New Horizons Band (Nolan Hauta, conductor) – 24 July 2017
  • Mid America Freedom Band (Kansas City, Mo.) (Lee Hartman, conductor) – 26 April 2015

Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music

All Wind Works


  • Perusal score
  • Susato, T.; Curnow, J. (1983). Renaissance Suite [score]. Jenson Publications: [United States].