He was despised (from Messiah)

Composer
G F Handel
Year of composition
1715
Arranger
Year of arrangement
2004
Lyricist
anon.
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
9 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Solo Alto Trombone + piano
Instrumental parts

Can supply string parts if required. A reviewer has pointed out that there is not much in the way of embellishment when the first section is repeated. Yes, indeed! I did start to include such but then had a rethink that maybe it is best left to the player to do this. We understand that in the baroque period the practice was to embellish the solo part to a greater or lesser extent. I leave this to the soloists discretion. Do bear in mind though Handel's comment to a soloist after a particularly complex departure from the tune, "welcome back madam!".

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