Water Music Suite in D, Alla Hornpipe (string trio)
Title: Alla Hornpipe, from Water Music Suite in D
Composer: G. F. Handel, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin; Violin 2 or Viola; Cello
Printout: 4 pages
Note: The violin 1 part is playable on flute or oboe. Violin 2 is playable on flute or oboe with slight modification. This arrangement includes the better known A section only. The second section, in B minor, is highly contrapuntal and has too many independent lines to work with three instruments. Besides, it’s the first section that clients want to hear.