Minuet on a Theme by Aaron Saylor

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Full details

The first theme, which derives from a piece Aaron Saylor was working on, he was kind enough to permit me to use: I've quoted the first two bars of his melody verbatim, and a fair number of subsequent bars are really a variation of the original. Aaron's piece was in F major. I was rather curious to see what would come of it if I followed the suggestion of a rather modal D minor that was present in the original, and this is the result.

Print format is A4 portrait. For those who are interested, the harpsichord tuning in the MP3 is Werckmeister III.

Score ID
Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
2 minutes
Solo instrument (Harpsichord)
Classical music

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