George Frideric Handel: Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba (Piano Duet)

Books | Piano Duet

Publisher: Edition Peters
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album

The third act from the Symphony Solomon has been arranged by Richard Simm and written for one piano - four hands - in B flat major. The best known piece of music from Solomon is the Act III Symphony, otherwise known as The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba.

Originally borrowed from an air by Porta, Handel first used it in a trio and later adapted it for Solomon, to show the flurry of excitement at the Queen's impending arrival.

ISBN: 9790577080796
Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced Explain this
No of pages: 24
Language: English
Catalogue No: EP7721

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      Wakefield GB
      Well produced copy, clear and easy to read. The duet is fun to play, not too challenging but effective.
      Confirmed purchase: 05 March 2015
      Published on: 19 March 2015

      Musicroom Reviews

      This is the best version for piano duet - there are others but they do not feel authentic is style.
      Anonymous - (Ferndown, United Kingdom)
      Pour de jeunes musiciens qui aiment jouer avec un ami, ce partition donne des bons moments. C'est facile, mais vite! et pour ceux qui aiment la musique baroque, tres prédictable, ce morceau est satisfaisant.
      Anonymous - (Gemozac, France)
      I have not yet managed to find someone to play this duet with but it looks to be a good arrangement and fun to play!
      Anonymous - (York, United Kingdom)