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Beethoven:Wind Quintet ("Horn Quintet") (orig.3 hns, oboe & bsn) (Hess 19) arranged horn quartet

Composer
L van Beethoven
Arranger
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
8 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Quartet

The first movement of Beethoven’s unfinished quintet for 3 hns, ob and bsn. Arranged for horn quartet: I have taken some liberties with the scoring as the oboe part is generall too high for the horn player!: so I have sometimes lowered notes by the octave in all the parts. Original parts in Eb are also a bit of a challenge: loads of notes not found ona a natural horn, but good to practise. F parts provided for easier challenge!! The 4th horn plays mostly bassoon. The original 3 horn parts are spread around: plenty to do for every player! Quite long, around 8 mins 30 without the repeat, so a bit of an endurance, but still fun to play.. I have tried to give players bars rest throughout in order for them to breath. Enjoy!!

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