C Basso Horn part from Beethoven: Symphony No.1 Op. 21 III Menuetto and Trio - wind quintet

page one of the C Basso Horn part from Beethoven: Symphony No.1 Op. 21  III  Menuetto and Trio - wind quintet

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An arrangement for wind quintet of the 3rd movement from Beethoven's 1st Symphony. Although described in the score as a Menuetto and Trio, it has the feel and tempo of a Scherzo and Trio. Beethoven has the tempo marking of 108 to the bar…I have my arrangement playing at 96. It is still quite brisk. It certainly gives every player a "workout" This will give everyone, especially beginners, the feel of the parts in Beethoven's orchestral scherzos Horn part is in C basso as in the original and is playable on a natural horn. An alternative Horn in F part is provided.

L van Beethoven
4 minutes
Classical music

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