Britten, Benjamin - String Quartet No. 2 Op. 36 for Two Violins, Viola and Cello - Boosey & Hawkes Edition | 5284 103
  • Britten, Benjamin - String Quartet No. 2 Op. 36 for Two Violins, Viola and Cello - Boosey & Hawkes Edition | 5284 103
  • Britten, Benjamin - String Quartet No. 2 Op. 36 for Two Violins, Viola and Cello - Boosey & Hawkes Edition | 5284 103
  • Britten, Benjamin - String Quartet No. 2 Op. 36 for Two Violins, Viola and Cello - Boosey & Hawkes Edition | 5284 103
  • Britten, Benjamin - String Quartet No. 2 Op. 36 for Two Violins, Viola and Cello - Boosey & Hawkes Edition | 5284 103
  • Britten, Benjamin - String Quartet No. 2 Op. 36 for Two Violins, Viola and Cello - Boosey & Hawkes Edition | 5284 103

Britten, Benjamin - String Quartet No. 2 Op. 36 for Two Violins, Viola and Cello - Boosey & Hawkes Edition

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The quartet was commissioned by a wealthy musical patron named Mary Behrend to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the death of the English composer Henry Purcell. Movement three is the crowing glory of the quartet: a magisterial, nineteen minute-long movement in which Britten pays homage to Henry Purcell. The title of the movement � �Chacony� � is an Anglicization of the word �Chaconne�. A Chaconne is a Baroque era musical procedure in which a theme consisting of a bass line and/or a harmonic progression is repeated over and over again beneath ever changing stuff in the other voices. Britten donated his commission fee to support famine relief in India.

This edition contains parts for two violins, viola, and cello. Published by Boosey & Hawkes.

Difficulty: 5 - 6


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  • Vendor Item Number: 48009013
  • Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
  • UPC Number: 073999090130
  • ISBN Number:
  • Length in inches: 12.25
  • Width in inches: 9.25
  • Weight in ounces: 9.9
  • Number of pages: 20

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Contents

String Quartet No. 2 op. 36

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The quartet was commissioned by a wealthy musical patron named Mary Behrend to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the death of the English composer Henry Purcell. Movement three is the crowing glory of the quartet: a magisterial, nineteen minute-long movement in which Britten pays homage to Henry Purcell. The title of the movement � �Chacony� � is an Anglicization of the word �Chaconne�. A Chaconne is a Baroque era musical procedure in which a theme consisting of a bass line and/or a harmonic progression is repeated over and over again beneath ever changing stuff in the other voices. Britten donated his commission fee to support famine relief in India.

This edition contains parts for two violins, viola, and cello. Published by Boosey & Hawkes.

Difficulty: 5 - 6


Click here to learn more about the Apprentice and ASTA Sheet Music Difficulty Ratings.
  • Vendor Item Number: 48009013
  • Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
  • UPC Number: 073999090130
  • ISBN Number:
  • Length in inches: 12.25
  • Width in inches: 9.25
  • Weight in ounces: 9.9
  • Number of pages: 20
Contents

String Quartet No. 2 op. 36
Sheet Music Return Policy
If you are not satisfied with this item for any reason, you may return it for a full refund within 30 days of purchase. Unless the music received is defective or has been shipped in error, all returned music will be subject to a restocking fee of $2.00 per title.

If you have any questions about this product's warranty or to make a return, please contact our Customer Service Department at 800.793.4334 or email us at sharserv@sharmusic.com

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