By Tomaso Albinoni / arr. Rick England
Highland/Etling String Orchestra
Tomaso Albinoni (1671-1751) reigned as one of the most famous composers of Venice, some say even more famous during his lifetime than his contemporary, Antonio Vivaldi. Among his notable compositions are 59 concerti. Orchestras that enjoy music of the Italian Baroque will surely want to perform this arrangement by Rick England. Technical demands are reasonable with opportunities for challenging florid sixteenth note passages in most instruments. Alternate parts for viola and cello are included for performers not ready to venture out of first position.