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Overture and Sinfonia from Solomon

Overture and Sinfonia from Solomon
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  • AvP Number : 126
  • Composer : G.F. Handel
  • Composer Dates : 1685-1759
  • Instrumentation : SATB recorders
  • Format : score and parts
  • Difficulty : Moderately difficult
  • Pages (print) : 28
  • Pages (download) : 27

Arranged by R.D. Tennent. The overture of the oratorio Solomon is in the familiar French style: a stately dotted-rhythm introduction leads into a robust fugue. The lively Sinfonia has become known as The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, and is one of Handel’s most popular compositions.