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Rhythmic Variations on Two Ancient Hymns

For String Orchestra

By Howard Hanson

String orchestra Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello, Contrabass
For String Orchestra. Composed by Howard Hanson (1896-1981). Classical. Score and part(s). With Standard notation. 14 pages. Carl Fischer #AS00062. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.AS62).

Item Number: CF.AS62

ISBN 825827795. Key: C major.

A re-discovered classic, this gem for String Orchestra was written by Howard Hanson (1896-1981) for the American String Teachers Association and first performed in 1976 at the Music Educators National Conference. Using two tunes from the Scandinavian tradition he was born into, Hanson created a masterful study in textures and rhythms that deserves to be seen as the modern classic that it is. Challenging and rewarding, this is a major addition to the repertoire. Duration: 4'.

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  • 2001-06-13 00:00:00.0 Great Piece

    I played this with my school orchestra and it's a very pretty piece, esp. the solo for the violin! It's absolutely fabulous (LOL)!!

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