Waltz from Faust (violin duo)
Title: Waltz, from the opera Faust
Composer: Charles Gounod, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Two Violins
Printout: 4 pages
Note: Of the several waltzes in Gounod’s opera, this is the most widely recognized. It has an incredibly upbeat character for a story about a guy who sells his soul to the devil. In this setting, the two instruments alternate between melody and accompaniment.