Largo and Allegro Assai

William Boyce
Catalog numbers: 

SMC SO158C/ HL 368106

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Detailed Instrumentation: 
String Orchestra
These two movements from a trio sonata exemplify the best of the English baroque, with their delightful quirky chromatic twists. Violin 1 is independent, while Violin 2 and Viola support each other as do the Cello and Bass parts. Violin 1, Cello and Bass sections will shift, although nothing too taxing. The Largo will help develop a full, resonant sound from your orchestra, while the fugal Allegro will develop independence of parts and a light Baroque brushed bow stroke.