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Pierrot's Bon Voyage

By Joseph Compello

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String orchestra Full Score, Violin I, Violin II, Violin III (Viola Tc), Viola, Cello, Bass, Piano, Narrator - Grade 1
Composed by Joseph Compello. Arranged by Joseph Compello. Carl Fischer Beginning String Orchestra Series. Score and parts. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.BAS47).

Item Number: CF.BAS47
ISBN 082587310X.

Joseph Compello has created a musical journey for string orchestra, featuring Pierrot, the sad clown. This popular French folk song's simple theme and variations, along with narration, will engage even the youngest of players. The narration also allows a brief rest between movements for the orchestra. All instruments will perform the melody at some point in the composition. This piece will make that first concert for the beginners a surefire success. Duration: 7:22.

About Carl Fischer Beginning String Orchestra Series

This series of Grade 1 pieces is designed for first year string groups. The pieces in this series are characterized by:ulliLimited parts (often 2nd violin and viola are the same part, cello and bass are same part)/liliLimited keys and rhythms - only simple 8th note patterns/liliLimited independence of parts/liliPlayable after limited study time/liliFirst position and natural bowings/liliPiano for rehearsal and reinforcement/liul/p