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Overture To Messiah

Full Score and Parts

By George Frideric Handel

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Orchestra String Orchestra - Medium Easy/Medium
Full Score and Parts. Composed by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759). Arranged by Joseph Compello. FS-SWS. Carl Fischer Concert String Orchestra Series. Score and Parts. With Standard notation. 152 pages. Carl Fischer #CAS1. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.CAS1).

Item Number: CF.CAS1

ISBN 9780825840579. 8.5 x 11 inches. Key: E minor.

The popular oratorio Messiah, G.F. Handel's best-known work, has a classic baroque overture: a slow introduction (Grave) followed by a faster fugal episode (Allegro Moderato). Joseph Compello's arrangement is remarkably faithful to the original and it will be useful both as a holiday selection and a general repertoire piece. Duration: 4'.

About Carl Fischer Concert String Orchestra Series

This series of pieces (Grade 3 and higher) is designed for advancing ensembles. The pieces in this series are characterized by:ulliExpanded use of rhythms, ranges and keys but technical demands are still carefully considered/liliMore comprehensive bowing techniques/liliViola T.C. included/liliCareful selection of keys and degree of difficulty for advancing musicians/li/ul/p

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