Gavotte, from Arianna in Creta (violin cello duo)
Title: Gavotte, from the opera Arianna in Creta
Composer: G. F.Handel, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin and Cello
Printout: 2 pages
Note: Short and lively, this gavotte is excellent prelude music. At a more stately tempo it makes an excellent wedding march and is popular with clients who want something traditional yet different. The violin part is playable on flute or oboe by eliminating double stops.