Balakirev/Glinka: The Lark

Books | Piano

Publisher: Chester Music
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album

Mikhail Glinka (1804-1857) is considered to be the father of modern Russian music, and was the first Russian to have his work performed in the West. His influence is clearly seen in the work of Mily Balakirev (1837-1910), who played a leading role in the Russian Nationalistic movement of the late 1800’s, and notably inspired Borodin, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, and to a lesser extent, Tchaikovsky.

A brilliantly lyrical work, The Lark was first written by Glinka in 1840, as one of the 12 songs that comprised . Balakirev later transcribed the song for solo Piano, and the genius of both composers can be seen in the arrangement.

No of pages: 8
Language: English
Catalogue No: CT02132

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      Confirmed purchase: 30 September 2014
      Published on: 16 October 2014

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      Lovely stunning music - post grade 8
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