Viola part from Amazing Grace - Traditional - arr. for String Quartet by Gerald Manning

page one of the Viola part from Amazing Grace - Traditional - arr. for String Quartet by Gerald Manning

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I have arranged this pentatonic melody into three clearly defined sections � ABC � akin to a ternary form. There is no home key for each section uses a different key and tempo marking; section A in the key of E flat major is played Meno-mosso with a metronome mark of crotchet = 81 and is repeated. The middle section as in Ternary form is a contrast, and although the melody is the same I have achieved this contrast by moving the key to B flat major and taking the tempo up to a faster Piu-mosso at a crotchet = 99. Finally the last section is broadened to a Maestoso and the work ends in triumphant and resounding C major.

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