Tanya Anisimova

Marin Marais - La Folia

Marin Marais/Gendron
La Folia (arr. Anisimova)

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lafolia cover Image previewLa Folia is an ancient Portuguese theme, which was danced to during Carnival processions since as early as 1400s.

As a child, I played the Moffat’s version of La Folia. The present copy is a mix of my favorite variations by Marin Marais, Maurice Gendron, and my own.

La Folia theme is very conducive to improvising. The player is encouraged to add his/her own takes on this inexhaustible subject.

Tanya Anisimova