Air from Rinaldo - "Lascia ch'io pianga" (Handel arr. David Catherwood)
Woodwind Quartet, Brass Quartet, String Quartet, Concert Band, Full Orchestra, String Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Flexible Instrumentation - Early Intermediate
Composed by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759). Arranged by David Catherwood. Baroque Period, Classroom, Wedding, Funeral. 17 pages. Published by Opus 3 Music (S0.254835).
Item Number: S0.254835
Air from Rinaldo by Handel (A memorable tune by Handel arranged for young players)
This arrangement is suitable for school orchestras and ensembles. The arrangement allows for a great deal of flexibility in presentation and will sound complete with as few as four players yet the scoring and generous supply of parts allows for expansion up to a full symphonic orchestra, concert band or brass band.
As with all music available from Opus 3 Music this arrangement has been well tried and tested in performance - In this case in Campbell College where the orchestra of around forty young players use arrangements such as this regularly in Services and concerts in the college.
THIS IS ONE OF A SERIES OF PIECES ARRANGED IN THIS FLEXIBLE INSTRUMENTATION AND AS A SPECIAL INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES IT IS PRICED AT THE MINIMUM PRICE SMP WILL ALLOW OF $1.99 (Regular price for the series is between $9.50 and $15
Each set contains a score and a full set of parts (with permission to copy to suit your own requirements) for the following instruments:
Part 1 in C (Flute, Oboe 1, Violin 1)
Part 1 in Bb (Clarinet 1 in Bb, Trumpet 1 in Bb)
Part 2 in C (Oboe 2, Violin 2)
Part 2 in Bb (Clarinet 2 in Bb, Trumpet 2 in Bb)
Part 2 in Eb (Alto Saxophone, Eb Horn)
Part 3 in C (Bassoon 1, Trombone)
Part 3 in Eb (Alto Saxophone, Eb Horn)
Part 3 in F (Horn in F)
Part 3 in alto clef (Viola)
Part 3 in Bb (Tenor Saxophone, Bb Trombone (treble clef)
Part 4 in C (Cello, Double Bass, Bassoon 2, Bass Trombone)
Part 4 in Eb (Baritone Saxophone, Eb Bass Tuba (treble clef)
Part 4 in Bb (Euphonium, Bb Bass Tuba (treble clef)
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