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Aria (from the opera Orfeo ed Euridice)

By Christoph Willibald von Gluck

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Orchestra string - Grade 2
Composed by Christoph Willibald von Gluck (1714-1787). Arranged by Mark D. Hellem. Masterworks; Part(s); Score; String Orchestra. Highland/Etling String Orchestra. Form: Transcription. Classical; Masterwork Arrangement. 62 pages. Published by Highland/Etling (AP.35972).

Item Number: AP.35972

The melody of this famous aria is very simple, yet expressive and provides an easy introduction for students to the style of the Classical period, accompanied by an easy version of an Alberti bass figure or the undulating eighth note accompaniment figure. The tune is shared between all sections of the orchestra and is presented in a statement-and-response format.

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