Contra Bass part from La Follia Variations for Recorder Orchestra

8 minutes
Modern classical music

"La Follia" is a dance melody similar in style to a sarabande. It's a chord progression, of which several were very popular in the 18th century, and I present it in its unadorned entirety at the beginning of the piece. After that come 14 variations and I didn't skimp on the schmaltz!

The recorder orchestra here consists of 1 sopranino recorder, two sopranos (descants), three altos (trebles), three tenors, one bass, one great bass in C and one contrabass in F.

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