Pavane for a Dead Princess (Fl,Ob,Cl,Hrn,Bsn)

Pavane pour un Infante defunte

Maurice Ravel
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This piece is probably more famous in its orchestral form than in its original piano version, but is beautiful in any version. This transcription is not all that difficult from a technical point of view, but does require a horn player wit a good high range for the opening, and an oboist with good control of his or her low register. It also calls for a low b from the flute, though flute players whose instruments do not have a low b foot can either simply leave these few notes out, or can take them up an octave.

Score ID
Maurice Ravel
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
5 minutes
Wind quintet
Classical music
Instrumental parts

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