Viola part from 1 - Swaying Under the Palms

5 minutes
World music
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This is the first movement in my "Suite Luna de Miel", or "Honeymoon Suite". I plan on 3 movements. The notes aren't very difficult in this one, but your players had better be able to count: especially the 2nd violinist and violist! I appear to be doing a world tour: first an Irish piece (Dancin' on the Green), later kind of an Italian one (Wandering in a Gondola). This one is in the style the Latinos call "Tropical" music: popular in Cuba, Puerto Rico, Panama, (Florida,) and other nearby countries. I wrote it as a string quartet, then a version with a harp. I had fun with this!

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