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Fantasia on Greensleeves

Adapted from the opera 'Sir John in Love'

By Ralph Vaughan Williams

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Solo viola (or cello) and piano (Solo) - B
Adapted from the opera 'Sir John in Love'. Composed by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958). Arranged by Watson Forbes. 20th Century and British. Set of performance parts. 11 pages. Duration 0:04:30. Oxford University Press #9780193593015. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193593015).

Item Number: OU.9780193593015

ISBN 9780193593015. 9x12 inches.

This exquisite Fantasia on the timeless English folk song 'Greensleeves' was arranged for viola/cello and piano by Watson Forbes. It features sweeping expressive phrases reminiscent of the Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis. The folk tune 'Lovely Joan' is included alongside the Greensleeves tune, forming the basis of a more animated central section.

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  • 5

    Madame Cellist
    Location:
    Portland, Oregon
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • February 08, 2017 Lovely arrangement...

    .....for intermediate level cellist. It includes thumb position that is moderately difficult. The piano accompaniment is delicate and graceful. I'm spending time with it each practice session- it's the most pleasing and melodic piece I'm working on.

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  • 5

    Jean Morrison
    Location:
    Johannesburg
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • October 05, 2007 Grade 6 viola

    Traditional English melody with lovely variations. Typical Vaugn-Williams.

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