Godi, bell’ alma, from La Griselda (string trio – two violins and cello)
Title: Godi, bell’ alma, from the opera La Griselda
Composer: Allesandro Scarlatti, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin 1; Violin 2; Cello
Printout: 6 pages
Note: La Griselda is considered by many to be Allesandro Scarlatti’s magnum opus, and Godi bell’ alma is a highlight of the opera. In this arrangement, the solo soprano part is carried by the second violin, while the first violin plays the orchestral violin line, which is tutti throughout. The second violin part can be performed on flute or oboe.