In 15th Century Italian Dance saltarello can refer to a dance, a misura or a dance step, all of which are related. The name, which derives from the Italian word for leap has existed since at least the 14th century.
The saltarello misura is described as being a perfect major, which roughly translates as being in 3/4 time.
A Saltarello in Abc notation
This is one saltarello in abc notation
N:Edited for compatibility with abc 1.6 standard
d2c d2e|fed c2f|e2d d2^c|c3c3||
|g3e2g|f2e d2f|e2d c2d|B3G3|
B2G B2c|d2d dcB|A2G G2^F|G3G3||