Overture from Suite in D from the Water Music for Two Violins & Harpsichord

Composer
G.F.Handel
Arranger
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An arrangement for two Violins, optional Cello and Harpsichord, from Handel’s Suite for Trumpet in D, also known as the Allegro from the Water Music.

The keyboard part can be performed on a piano or an organ if desired, and a cello may be added if available.

This piece was originally written for solo trumpet, oboes, bassoon, strings and continuo.

This version is arranged for a minimum of two violins and harpsichord if available.

Good harpsichord sounds can be found on modern keyboards nowadays.

This piece would make a fine in or out-going voluntary for a wedding service, and makes an excellent change from Jeremiah Clarke’s Trumpet Voluntary or Trumpet Tune!


Score ID
38783
Composer
G.F.Handel
Year of composition
1733
Arranger
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
4 minutes
Instrumentation
Solo Solo Violin + piano
Genre
Classical music
Instrumental parts
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