Air dans le style ancien - Golden Wedding - Air in the Olden Style
This charming piece La Cinquantaine [The Golden Wedding Anniversary] by Gabriel Prosper Marie was composed around 1887 and first published in 1887.
It thus belongs to the Romantic period.
In order to better convey the olden style mentioned by Gabriel Marie in the subtitle of this piece, we recommend playing the trills starting on the upper auxiliary note, as was customarily done during the Baroque period.
Gabriel Marie's La Cinquantaine was originally composed for violoncello and piano in the key of A minor.
This score is a transcription for viola and piano.
It is set in the key of D minor.
The viola part is appropriate for Grade 4 viola players.
It is to be played in the first three positions.
Duration : 04:26
Source : Jean Gabriel Prosper Marie, Deux Pièces pour violoncelle et piano (1887)
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