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Haydn: String Writing Basics

range articulation

The following gives the normal ranges for string instruments in a Haydn Menuetto. All three instruments can play much higher than this but remember that the bottom notes of these ranges are absolutes - players cannot play below them without retuning their instruments!

The open strings are given to help you decide on whether any double stopping you are asking for is possible (see next page for examples).

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