To a Wild Rose, from Woodland Sketches, op. 51 no. 1 (viola cello duo)
Title: To a Wild Rose, from Woodland Sketches, op. 51 no. 1
Composer: Edward MacDowell, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Viola and Cello
Printout: 2 pages
Note: One of MacDowell’s most celebrated compositions, To a Wild Rose was initially discarded by the composer and retrieved from the fireplace by his wife, who persuaded him to finish and publish it. This setting for viola/cello duet is suitable for many uses, including weddings and anniversaries, for which the piece is often requested.