Que d’attraits, que de Majesté, from Iphegenie en Aulide (violin duo)
Title: Que d’attraits, que de Majesté, from the opera Iphegenie en Aulide
Composer: Christoph Gluck, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Two Violins
Printout: 4 pages
Note: This beautiful chorus from Gluck’s opera is ideally suited for string instruments. A prominent composer of opera, Gluck significantly advanced the form by streamlining recitatives, eliminating da capo arias, and focusing on lyricism over virtuosity.