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G.F.

Handel

Flute Suite
from The Water Music

Arranged for Guitar Quartet


by
Andrew Forrest

The famous Water Music, first performed on a barge on the


River Thames in 1717, is composed of a series of 3 suites
written for different groups of instruments.
The flute Suite, originally in G major, was written for flute,
piccolo, violins, viola and violoncello.

In the event of a public performance, please include


the arranger's name on the programme

http://www.forrestguitarensembles.co.uk

Flute Suite
from The Water Music
G.F.Handel
Arranged for Guitar Ensemble
by Andrew Forrest

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Copyright Andrew Forrest 2008


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from The Water Music


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Arranged for Guitar Ensemble
by Andrew Forrest

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Flute Suite
from The Water Music
G.F.Handel
Arranged for Guitar Ensemble
by Andrew Forrest

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Copyright Andrew Forrest 2008


http://www.forrestguitarensembles.co.uk

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from The Water Music


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Arranged for Guitar Ensemble
by Andrew Forrest

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Copyright Andrew Forrest 2008


http://www.forrestguitarensembles.co.uk

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Guitar 4

from The Water Music


G.F.Handel
Arranged for Guitar Ensemble
by Andrew Forrest

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Copyright Andrew Forrest 2008


http://www.forrestguitarensembles.co.uk

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Flute Suite - Handel's Water Music

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