This week Anne has created five arrangements of the action packed piece Ride of the Valkyries. One that many of us associate with Adventure films.
I am sure that most of you are aware of this piece but just in case or if you’d just like to feel like a hero saving the world click on the link below to listen.
Ride of the Valkyries is one of Wagner’s best known pieces.
Valkyries are Nordic mythical handmaidens to the god Odin, who decide who should be heroes in battle.
Ride of the Valkyries is from Wagner’s opera Die Walküre and is at the beginning of act 3. Wagner wrote four opera’s making up his Der Ring des Nibelungen and Walküre was the second of these.
Wind Quartet (shortened version)
Sax Quartet (shortened version)
Brass Quartet (shortened version)
Piano (simplified shortened version)
Easy Piano (less than one minute)
To view more arrangements from Wagner take a look at music-scores.com. or take a look on Wikipedia to learn more about this famous composer.