Notes about this work: Festival Rondeau from Abdelazer, a play by Aphra Behn. This music was made famous by Benjamin Britten who used it as the theme for the variations and fugue in Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra. The fugue was used in the film Moonrise Kingdom. For 4 French Horns.
Recommended Skill Level: 4 out of 9 ( 1= Beginner, 9 = Expert - It is possible to play a piece outside your current ability but you might take longer to master it.)
Type: Arrangement: This work is unique to our site and was arranged by: Anne Christopherson GRSM ARCM
Composed by: Henry Purcell (1659 to 1695). We have a blog entry about Purcell which you may find useful as well as links to other websites of interest.
Henry Purcell (born c.10th September 1659) is considered to be the best English composer of his time. Not until the twentieth century did an English composer display his talent.
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