Royal Fireworks Music, Bourrée

George Frideric Handel
Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
1 minute
Classical music
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 bourr?e from that suite is a festive piece well suited to weddings and other happy gatherings. Visit my web site at: to see my more than 70 arrangements for string quartet (and other pieces).

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