Gustav Holst (18741934)

Ave Maria

for: 6 oboes, 2 cors anglais

Score, Parts

Item no.499545
Author/ComposerGustav Holst
ArrangerRobert Rainford
Levelmedium
Release year2012
Publisher/ProducerForton Music
Producer No.FM 152
14.95 €
Delivery time approx. 1–2 weeks.
add to watch list

Description

An arrangement of one of Gustav Holst’s earlier works, originally for eight part women’s voices. Lush harmonies and simple flowing lines build to create a beautifully elegant sound world. The statement and answer sections mean that this piece works well antiphonally with the two quartets separated, but is just as good as a large choir piece. The relatively straightforward lines and simpler instrumentation make this an ideal concert piece. Oboe 1 goes up to top D so maybe grade 3/4 standard. Other parts are lower.