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Rhythmic Variations on Two Ancient Hymns

For String Orchestra

By Howard Hanson

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String orchestra Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello, Contrabass
For String Orchestra. Composed by Howard Hanson (1896-1981). This edition: full score. Classical. Full score (large). With Standard notation. 14 pages. Carl Fischer #AS00062F. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.AS62F).

Item Number: CF.AS62F

ISBN 825827809. Key: A minor.

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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