In The Spirit Of Bach

(Nel Spirito Di Bach) For String Orchestra

Samuel Adler

Score and Part(s)
Performing Ensemble: String Orchestra
Instrumentation: Strings
Item Number: 116-40048
Number of Pages: 112
Duration: 3:15
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Print Status: In Print


Quick Overview

Adler was asked to write a short work based upon one of ten sketches that Bach had prepared, but never used, for the Goldberg Variations. The resulting In the Spirit of Bach features "a relentless drive with sixteenths dominating the entire Allegro" and is playable by high school orchestras. For intermediate to advanced.

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Commission Commissioned by the Baroque Festival of Catania, Italy

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