Spring, from “The Four Seasons” – first movement, abridged (string quartet)
Title: Spring (La Primavera) from The Four Seasons, first movement, abridged
Composer: Antonio Vivaldi, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin 1; Violin 2; Viola; Cello
Printout: 6 pages
Note: Spring is among the most popular classical wedding pieces. Both violin parts are playable on flute or oboe. This setting focuses on the primary thematic material and omits the solo passages that rely on multiple violins. Care has been taken to ensure that transitions are harmonically and thematically smooth and cohesive.
Other highlights from The Four Seasons, arranged for string quartet, are also available: