Home > String orchestra > BACH - STARR; Capriccio sopra la lontananza del suo fratello dilettissimo, for Baroque orchestra; 5 of 6. Aria di Postiglione

Bach’s title for this movement indicates that here is an aria for posthorn and accompaniment. I have scored it for posthorn, strings and harpsichord continuo. Since posthorn players are rather hard to come by these days, I have indicated a suitable substitute: the high trumpet in B-flat (also known as a Bach trumpet.) With the profusion of early music ensembles, trumpet players who can cope with the high tessitura of Bach’s trumpet parts can now be found in many musical centers.

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