Pastorale, from the Christmas Concerto (string quartet)
Title: Pastorale, from Christmas Concerto, op. 8 no. 6
Composer: Archangelo Corelli, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin 1; Violin 2; Viola; Cello
Printout: 8 pages
Note: The final movement of Corelli’s Christmas Concerto is this graceful and calming pastorale, intended to evoke the image of shepherds tending their flocks. The violin 1 part in this setting is playable on flute or oboe.