Piano Works Vol. 2: Preludes (1914-1915); Nocturnes (1915-1916)

Books | Piano

Catalogue No: BA9612
Composer: Louis Vierne
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album
First critical Urtext edition based on all available autograph manuscripts and printed sourcesWith a detailed foreword and critical commentary (both Fr/Eng/Ger), complemented by numerous facsimilesWell-presented layoutWith his Douze Préludes Op.36 and Trois Nocturnes Op.35 composed between 1914 and 1916, Vierne followed in the Romantic piano tradition, whilst lending the historic models that special sound between elegance and expressivity, as is characteristic for French music of the period. The editor of the volume is the distinguished pianist Olivier Gardon. As a performer and scholar, he has researched Louis Vierne’s piano music for over twenty years of which he has an unparalleled knowledge. This can be convincingly heard on Olivier Gardon’s complete CD recording of 1995.
Published on: 27 June 2013
No of pages: 115
Language: English
Publisher: Bärenreiter

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