Bartók's 44 Violin Duos are a landmark in the repertoire for young violinists.  In this arrangement the first violin part is preserved exactly from Bartók’s original duo. The other parts have been devised from the 2nd violin of the duo.The arrangements is designed for an junior to intermediate level student orchestra.


This download contains the score and parts as follows:

Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Cello, Bass

Bagpipes, from Bartók's 44 Violin Duos, arr. for string orch. by David Banney

  • The purchaser of this music is entitled to print the following copies:

             1 copy of the full score

             Violin 1: 8 copies

             Violin 2: 8 copies

             Viola: 8 copies

             Cellos: 8 copies

             Basses: 6 copies

    If more copies are required you must purchase further sets.

    It is not legal to distribute the file electronically or to make

    electronic copies for other people.

  • This arrangement is suitable for an early intermediate or very proficient junior string orchestra.  All players must be confident with simple syncopated rhythms at a fast tempo.  The following guide is based on Colourstrings Violin curriculum equivalents:

    Violin 1: mid Book E

    Violin 2: mid Book E

    Viola: mid Book E

© 2017 David Banney

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