Andante in D minor, Op. 22, No. 3
Very Easy Melodious Exercise - Very Easy Piece in the First PositionThis lovely Andante in D minor, Op. 22, No. 3 was originally composed for violin and piano in the key of A minor.
It is the third of six pieces in Elgar's Very Easy Melodious Exercises in the First Position for Violin with Pianoforte Accompaniment, Op. 22.
This score is a transcription for viola with piano accompaniment.
The viola part of this Andante is appropriate for Grade 2 viola students.
It can be played entirely in the first position.
This Andante Op. 22, No. 3 by Edward Elgar features a beautiful slow but restless melody played with a constant bowing pattern: a dotted quarter note followed by three eighth notes.
Duration : 01:24
Source : Edward Elgar, Very Easy Melodious Exercises in the First Position, Op. 22 (London : F.W. Chanot, 1892).
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