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Royal Fireworks Music, Minuets I and II

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 Royal Fireworks Music" was commisioned for and performed at a ceremony on April 27, 1749, celebrating the Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle (October, 1748). The minuets work well for seating music at weddings, or for concert. Visit my web site at: http://members.sibeliusmusic.com/jjacklich/ to see my more than 70 arrangements for string quartet (and other pieces).

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