Bassoon part from The Afternoon and The Dance of the Miller's Wife

arranged for wind quintet from The Three-Cornered Hat

page one of the Bassoon part from The Afternoon and The Dance of the Miller's Wife
This music has been transposed from the original key.

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Full details

De Falla’s Suite from the ballet of “Three-Cornered Hat” is the most quintessentially Spanish of all orchestral dances, demanding a full orchestra (plus singer.) Here are two joined movements, entitled Afternoon and Dance of the Miller's Wife (a Fandango), arranged for wind quintet, with a major role played by a cor anglais in place of the oboe. Performing it is not for the faint-hearted, but it is published for those who would like to get a flavour of De Falla’s masterpiece with fewer instruments! Double-tongued may be required in the second movement!

Manuel de Falla
6 minutes
Classical music

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