First-Finger Pachelbel for String Orchestra (Grade 1)
Grade 1. Like Pachelbel's original, this open string and first-finger masterpiece, written in D major, builds in intensity and rhythmic interest throughout. All four strings are used, and technique is very elementary with no slurs and nothing more rhythmically complex than quarters and eighths. Violas are responsible for supplying C sharps with low 1s on the C string (prominently marked in their part).