2nd Bb Clarinet part from 3rd Mvt String Quartet No 3 arr for Clarinet Quartet

page one of the 2nd Bb Clarinet part from 3rd Mvt String Quartet No 3 arr for Clarinet Quartet

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I have always been interested in Dvorak's music and this movement from his third String Quartet seems to go very well for Clarinets. I've set the tempo at 116 crotchets/quarters but it might go quite well slightly slower as a stately Polonnaise. I've employed some of the suggested cuts by Dvorak's editor as the movement is particularly long! In the original, the final bars make a diminuendo which leads to the 4th movement but I have introduced a crescendo in order to 'round off' the piece. Quite a challenge to play but a great piece for a concert.

Antonin Dvorak
10 minutes
Classical music

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