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Prelude for 2 cellos

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By Marin Marais

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Cello, Cello Duet - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Marin Marais (1656-1728). Arranged by E. Thompson. Baroque Period, Early Music. Set of Parts. 4 pages. Published by Elizabeth Thompson (S0.795701).

Item Number: S0.795701

This is the 1st movement, PRELUDE, from the Pieces de viole Livre III in G Major by Marin Marais, written in 1711.
The download includes two versions.
1) for cello solo and basso continuo (can be played by cello 2)
2) for 2 equal cello solos
Music is transposed to the bass and tenor clefs for ease of reading by cellists and bassists.
The original ornamentation is transferred from the manuscript.
Some notes have been redistributed to suit the string arrangement of the cello.
This beautiful Prelude is 2 minutes long.

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