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The Sounds of Hampshire County for String Quartet or String Orchestra

By Scott Slapin

String Quartet, String Orchestra - Early Intermediate
Composed by Scott Slapin. 21st Century. Score, Set of Parts. 23 pages. Published by Violacentric Publications (S0.47771).

Item Number: S0.47771

This piece was written for a collaborative reading session between two studios. It takes you through various places in Hampshire County (in Western Massachusetts), including Northampton, Hadley, Stamell Strings in Amherst, The Yiddish Book Center in South Amherst, and finally Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley. Cello part is easier (early intermediate) than the violin and viola parts (intermediate). This is the original version. It can be played as a string orchestra (note the solo and tutti parts). (4 1/2 minutes) For more information, visit See video here:

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  • 2016-03-23 19:34:31.0 Great fun

    This is a great setting for an intermediate level string quartet. Lots of fun techniques that we enjoyed exploring.

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