The Hebrides Overture

Composer
Felix Mendelssohn
Arranger
Parts
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The Hebrides Overture, or Fingal's Cave, was written in 1800 following Mendelssohn's inspiring visit to the Scottish island of Staffa, famous for it's basalt sea cave. The tone poem is around 11 minutes long and is one of the most famous orchestral pieces of the era. The colours work incredibly well for wind quintet, and as such this piece would make a great inclusion to any concert programme.

The PDF download contains a full score and all 5 parts: flute, oboe, clarinet in A, horn in F, and bassoon. There is also an alternative clarinet part in Bb.


Score ID
398681
Composer
Felix Mendelssohn
Year of composition
1830
Arranger
Year of arrangement
2019
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
10 minutes
Instrumentation
Wind quintet
Genre
Classical music
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