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Royal Fireworks Music, La Paix

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Year of composition
1749
Arranger
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
String quartet
Instrumental parts
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The Music for the Royal Fireworks was commissioned for and performed at a ceremony on April 27, 1749 celebrating the Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle (October, 1748). This movement works well as seating music for weddings. Visit my web site at: http://members.sibeliusmusic.com/jjacklich/ where you will find more than 70 arrangements for string quartet (as well as other compositions).

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