Menuet ~ quartet

Menuet ~ quartet

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$12.95
Composer: Luigi Boccherini
Arranger: Hyosang Park
Octaves Handbell: 4
Octaves Handchimes: n/a
Level: 4

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This delightful and familiar Minuet from Boccherini’s Quintet in E Major (Op.11, No. 5) was originally written for string quintet in 1771 - and has been beautifully arranged for handbell quartet. This trio movement is written in A major.  The elegant melody is ‘rung’ while being supported by graceful LV sixteenth-note passages.  There is a brief minor passage before returning to the opening melody.  It then modulates to an engaging D-major section which features stopped techniques before returning to the opening section. The arrangement includes several repeats and a D.C. al Fine and Fine at m. 20. The repeat need not be taken in m. 8 on the D.C.  This is a lovely arrangement for the moderately-advanced quartet to include in their repertoire.   Click here to view/listen to this title and more on our YouTube channel

Octave Ranges
4 Octaves
Solos & Ensembles
Quartets
Themes
Classical Arrangements
Concert
School and Youth
Secular - general usage
Weddings
Level of Difficulty
Level 4
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