Oboe part from Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.8 in C Minor Op.13 (Sonata Pathetique):II. Adagio (arranged wind quintet)

Sonata Pathetique

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This music has been transposed from the original key.

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arranged for wind quintet. I have attempted to arrange it as the composer would have done using the horn available during his lifetime. The horn part is written for natural horn in Ab basso which is seldom seen so I have done a horn in F part. The Ab basso part is there for your horn player’s delight!! (or not!!) I have taken some sympathetic liberties with the broken chords and added other notes of a sustaining nature. I have changed some of the bars containing triplet semiquavers to give a less heavy feel. I feel this gives a better classical sound.

Unfortunately the oboe sound is too loud towards the end of the mp3 performance-I’d missed off a p marking and left the oboe at f!

L van Beethoven
5 minutes
Classical music

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