Prelude and Gavotte
String orchestra Violin I, Violin II, Violin III, Viola, Cello, Bass, Piano - Grade 2-2.5
Composed by Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713). Arranged by Doris Gazda. Carl Fischer Young String Orchestra Series. Score and parts. 76 pages. Duration 3 minutes, 24 seconds. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.YAS91).
Item Number: CF.YAS91
The Prelude and Gavotte are taken from one of Corelli's concertos for string orchestra, and Doris Gazda has arranged them marvelously for a younger group. A simple song, the Prelude encourages your students to play beautifully and sensitively within its smooth, legato tone. On the other hand, the Gavotte is lively and impish, giving your students a workout in contrasting styles. Not only is it impressive in contest and festival, but Prelude and Gavotte is a great way to introduce your group to the Baroque style.
About Carl Fischer Young String Orchestra Series
This series of Grade 2/Grade 2.5 pieces is designed for second and third year ensembles. The pieces in this series are characterized by:ulliOccasionally extending to third position/liliKeys carefully considered for appropriate difficulty/liliAddition of separate 2nd violin and viola parts/liliViola T.C. part included/liliIncrease in independence of parts over beginning levels/li/ul/p