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Seven Last Words of Christ Hob. XX/1B

Version for string quartet

By Franz Joseph Haydn

2 violins, viola, cello
Version for string quartet. Composed by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809). Edited by Christin Heitmann. This edition: Paperback/Soft Cover. Sheet music. Henle Music Folios. Classical. Set of parts (paperbound). Hob. XX/1B. G. Henle #HN851. Published by G. Henle (HL.51480851).

Item Number: HL.51480851

9.5x12.25 inches.

At the end of the 18th century, the town of Cadiz in southern Spain provided the backdrop for a Passion to mark Christ's hour of death; its focal point was the reading and interpretation of Christ's last words. Haydn was commissioned to write short meditative music to be played alternately with the readings. Haydn composed a work for orchestra. Due to its success, the publisher commissioned Haydn to make an arrangement for string quartet. As the wind instruments double the strings for the most part, only a few changes had to be made to the string parts. We present the arrangement for string quartet based on the musical text of the Haydn Complete Edition.?

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    V. M.
    Valencia, Spain
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  • 2018-12-18 02:48:39.0 Excelent!

    High quality product. Allows you a comfortable page turning. The worst: long shipping time to Spain and without tracking info.

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