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Fugue for String Orchestra (from String Quartet, Op. 8)

Fugue for String Orchestra (from String Quartet, Op. 8)

Series: Music for String Orchestra Publisher: Shawnee Press Score & Parts Composer: Paul Creston

Level: 5

Paul Creston's writing has been a hallmark of contemporary American music, ranging from chamber and orchestral music to stage and film music. This movement remains one of his most notable for school string orchestra, adapted from a string quartet by the composer himself. Here's a perfect opportunity to introduce your students to fugal writing in a contemporary style.

Instrumentation Number of Parts Pages Per Part
SCORE 1 12
1ST VIOLIN 8 2
2ND VIOLIN 8 2
VIOLA 5 2
VIOLONCELLO 5 2
CONTRABASS 5 1

$50.00 (US) Inventory #HL 35007407 UPC: 884088662134 Publisher Code: J0073 Width: 9.0" Length: 12.0"

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