’Allegro from Symphony No 1’ for String Quartet

William Boyce
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The English composer William Boyce’s ’Symphonys’, as he called and spelt them, were rather more chamber pieces for small orchestras or ensembles, often put together from pieces written for theatrical performances, than symphonies in the larger orchestral mould of later composers. They have a great charm and remain popular. This movement, the first, from the first of the eight ’symphonys’ is presented here for string quartet. Separate parts for all instruments are available.

Score ID
William Boyce
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
3 minutes
String quartet
Classical music
Instrumental parts

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