Piano Duets: Russian Composers

Books | Piano Duet

Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album
This collection presents nine beautifully-crafted duet arrangements of classic works from the Russian repertory. Compiled and prepared by composer Halyna Ovcharenko, the arrangements have been carefully selected from a variety of genres, including orchestral, chamber, opera, and ballet. Twentieth-century classics such as the Allegretto from Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 8 and the Gavotte from Prokofiev's 'Classical' Symphony sit alongside timeless masterpieces like Rimsky-Korsakov's Sheherazade and Tchaikovsky's 'Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy' from The Nutcracker. Topped off with works by Glinka, Borodin, Musorgsky, and Rachmaninoff, the result is a varied and satisfying collection suitable for all intermediate and advanced duettists.


Shostakovich: Allegretto from String Quartet No. 8
Borodin: Polovtsian Dance No. 1
Borodin: Nocturne from String Quartet No. 2
Glinka: Kamarinskaya
Musorgsky: 'Gopak' from Sorochintsi Fair
Prokofiev: Gavotte from Symphony No. 1, 'Classical'
Rachmaninoff: Vocalise
Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade
Tchaikovsky: Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy from The Nutcracker
ISBN: 9780193369351
Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
Published on: 16 February 2011
No of pages: 72
Language: English
Catalogue No: 9780193369351

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