Allegro from "Xerxes"George Frederic Handel/arr. Ken Selden - Wingert-Jones Publications
This spirited Allegro comes from the overture to Handel's 1738 opera "Serse" (Xerxes). Transposed to D major, this approachable arrangement provides students the opportunity to explore basic Baroque bowing style within a simple imitative texture, with interesting material given to all sections of the orchestra. Includes Viola parts in treble clef, and Violin 2 parts in alto clef for flexible ensembles.