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String Sonata No.1 - 2. Andante

Composer
Gioacchino Rossini
Year of composition
1804
Arranger
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
4 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
String quartet
Instrumental parts
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Rossini composed six String Sonatas, originally scored for two violins, cello and bass. Here then is the second movement from Sonata No.1 arranged for standard string quartet, with an optional bass part.

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