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Handel: Suite No.2 in D (HWV349)(Complete) (transposed into Eb) "The Water Music" (Wassermusik) clarinet ensemble (clarinet choir)

By George Frideric Handel

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Clarinet, Woodwind Choir or Ensemble, Bass Clarinet, Eb Clarinet, Contrabass Bb Clarinet, Contra Alto Clarinet, Chamber Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, chamber winds, dectet, decet, clarinet choir, clarinet ensemble - Advanced Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759). Arranged by Ray Thompson. Baroque Period, Repertoire, Wedding, Graduation, Recital. Score, Set of Parts. 59 pages. Published by RayThompsonMusic (S0.283117).

Item Number: S0.283117

All 5 movements of the Water Music 2nd Suite in D (HWV349) arranged for clarinet choir
Transposed into Eb so easier to play.

Arranged for 2 Eb, 4 Bb, 2 Alto, 2 Bass and Bb contrabass clarinets.
Alternative Bb parts are provided for the alto parts, and a contra alto for the contra bass.

The alto clt. parts although they are easier are the "horn" parts from the original orchestration, and have solo parts in mvts 1 and 2.....
so if you have no altos, and use Bbs instead, they need to be competent players to play the solos!!

The arrangement will work equally well for 10/11 solo players or a larger ensemble, with several players on each line.

Mvts are:

Suite in D major (HWV 349)

10  Allegro (Overture) in D

11 Alla Hornpipe in D

12 Minuet (Trumpet Minuet)

13 Lentement

14 Bourrée

They are not always performed in that order and often the trumpet minuet is used as a finale.

There is an optional seque Adagio between mvts 1 & 2.

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