Concerto Grosso No. 12 'La Follia' for brass ensemble

A. Corelli / F. Geminiani
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This is an arrangement for brass of Francesco Geminiani's orchestration of Corelli's famous Op. 5 No. 12 violin piece, 'La Follia', a set of variations on perhaps the most famous of 18th Century ground bass lines. Although it could be performed 'straight through', it is also possible to choose a smaller set of variations from within the twenty divisions of this set. There's plenty of registral, textural and timbral variety, and the piece should provide an enjoyable challenge for high-school, good amateur and professional brass ensembles.

Other configurations and part-transpositions are available - please email me with your requirements.

Score ID
A. Corelli / F. Geminiani
Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
11 minutes
Brass quartet
Classical music
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