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Air from the Third Orchestral Suite (arr. for string quintet of 3 violins, viola, and cello)

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Arranger
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
4 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
String quintet
Instrumental parts
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Another arrangement written for the Horsley Family String Ensemble. Here, to suit the Horsley’s quintet of three violins, viola, and cello, a third violin has been added to Bach’s original. It mainly mirrors the cello, but has some additional harmonies added as needed.

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