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Ave Maria on the First Prelude of J.S. Bach (for String Quartet alone) G

Composer
Charles Gounod
Arranger
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
String quartet
Instrumental parts
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Charles Gounod supplied the descant (set to the words of the Ave Maria) to J. S. Bach’s Prelude No. 1 in C Major from the "Well-Tempered Clavier." I have arranged this for string quartet alone. This has been frequently requested at weddings (an alternate to the oft-performed Schubert Ave Maria). I also have an easier verson for string quartet with keyboard and vocalist. Visit my web site at: http://members.sibeliusmusic.com/jjacklich/ to see many more arrangements for string quartet/string orchestra.

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