Flight of the Bumblebee, for String Quartet

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
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I have recently re-edited this arrangement to correct problems with MIDI playback.

After I had conducted an all-Russian concert that included the original full-orchestra version of "Flight of the Bumblebee," a former student of mine, who was performing at the time as a member of the Grossmont Quartet, asked me to make this arrangement for the quartet. The parts are as close as possible to the original orchestral parts except for where the strings must cover for the missing winds.

Visit my website at: http://members.sibeliusmusic.com/jjacklich/ to check out my other arrangements and compositions.

Score ID
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
2 minutes
String quartet
Classical music
Instrumental parts
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