This Gavotte is in ms. Rostock Mus.Saec. XVII.18.-52.2., f. 26v. The piece reminds very much the famous "Caro mio ben", which is said to be by Giordiano (1748-1798). Well, the ms. was written about 30 years before Giordiano's birth... Versions of this piece are found also in several other mss., and a couple name the composer: Johann Anton Losy von Losinthal, also known as Comte d'Logy. The instrument is 11-course baroque lute made by Lars Jönsson in 1993. Arto Wikla 12.9.2010.