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Arthur Benjamin: Jamaican Rumba (Piano Duet)


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Our Price: £8.99    Change Currency
Media: Sheet Music
Arrangement: Piano Duet (PF DUET)
Skill Level: Intermediate - Explain this
Composer: Arthur Benjamin
Catalogue #: M060012877
ISBN: M060012877
This Item Earns 16 Musicroom Points

Description

The Jamaican Rumba is perhaps one of Arthur Benjamin's best-known individual compositions. It is part of a 1938 work for two pianos called Two Jamaican Pieces, Jamaican Song and Jamaican Rumba. The original version was an immediate hit among duo-pianists. Its success prompted Benjamin to write a full orchestration for it. The Rumba is a lively yet relaxed dance movement, with the spirit of a dance that might be heard in one of the many Fred Astaire movies of the day.



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Customer Rating I have always liked this piece, but as a piano duet it is rather special. This challenges the pupil to realise a different rhythmic pattern to the usual, and when performed well it is exciting and flamboyant. An excellent arrangement of an excellent composition
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Published on: Not specified
Format: Instrumental Work
Length: 6 pages
Language: English
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Arranger: Joan Trimble

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