Saint-Saëns - Largo from Xerxes sheet music

Saint-Saëns - Largo from Xerxes sheet music for Violin

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About 'Largo from Xerxes'

Artist: Saint-Saëns, Camille (biography)   (sheet music)
Born:1685 , Halle
Died:1759 , London
The Artist:Important composer from the Baroque period who became a British citizen in 1726. He wrote many operas and oratorios, including the popular Messiah.
Composed:1738
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This piece comes from an Xerxes - opera seria in three acts. The opening aria, "Ombra mai fu", sung by Xerxes to a tree, is set to one of Handel's best-known melodies, and is often played in an orchestral arrangement, known as Handel's "Largo".

It is often performed at solemn occasions such as funerals and weddings. It was arranged for all sorts of instruments and voices.
Score Key:G major (Sounding Pitch) (View more G major Music for Violin )
Tempo Marking:Andante grandioso
Duration:2:59
Time Signature:3/4 (View more 3/4 Music)
Range:D5-G6
Number of Pages:3
Difficulty:Intermediate Level: Recommended for Intermediate Level players
Instrument: Violin  (View more Intermediate Violin Music)
Style: Classical (View more Classical Violin Music)
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