The Babbling Brook

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The original plan for this piece was to have it performed by a string quintet. However, I've been back and forth with going for a string ensemble or a simple quintet. In the end, I'd rather hear this piece as a quintet. Something fun to play while outside in the park. It has been sitting on my computer for a couple of years now. Now that I've blown off the dust and shaped it up a bit, I hope it is to your liking. THere's still a lot of work to be done with regard to key signatures and expressions… I'm still wrapping my amateurish brain around the key signatures. Hopefully the accidentals will suffice for now…

What I like about this piece is that everybody has something to say. Growing up in my junior high orchestra, the 1st Violins always had the cool parts. I've made sure that in this piece everybody has something interesting to say. If you like how it sounds, drop me a note. It still requires some work. Like I said, I haven't noted all the expressions. Feel free to add them if you'd like. I will be updating the piece eventually with all the proper expressions. Until then… ENJOY!

P.S. Don't be shy… let me know what you think!

Score ID
Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
2 minutes
String quartet
Classical music
Instrumental parts

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