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Two Guitars : Handel arranged by David Crooks

The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by Handel arr. David Crooks

for two guitars

The music popularly known as The Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba is in fact the orchestral introduction to Act III of Solomon, an oratorio written in 1748 by the German composer G.F. Handel. It is a lively piece in the late Baroque style and is often used at weddings to accompany the arrival or departure of the bride. This arrangement for two guitars by David Crooks is based on a contemporary reduction for keyboard and follows it exactly, apart from octave transpositions. It is presented here in the key of A, but guitarists may play it in the original B flat by using a capo at the first fret.

6 page score with separate parts each 4 pages
Grade 5
£8 book
£6 pdf