Voice part from Ave Maria (High Voice and String Orchestra) Bb

Franz Schubert
5 minutes
Classical music

I have long had arrangements for string quartet of this piece featuring solo violin, viola, or cello (depending upon the arrangement) on melody accompanied by the other members of the quartet, as well as optional voice and piano parts. I had a request for a version for string orchestra and felt that a full string section doubling the melody might overpower the soprano, so this version provides accompaniment only in the orchestra. I have thickened Schubert’s original two-part treble harmony to three-parts with the additional notes in the viola that, while thicker in texture, still maintain the integrity of Schubert’s original harmonization.

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