Tatarian Dances by Traditional. Arranged by Elena Roussanova Lucas. Orchestra. Full Orchestra; SmartMusic. Belwin Concert Full Orchestra. Form: Suite. Grade 5. Conductor Score & Parts. 324 pages. Published by Belwin Music (AP.26664).
Staged in four movements, this charming suite of characteristic Tatarian Dances begins with the spirited "Sabantui-Spring Dance." A lovely musical depiction is the focus of the second movement entitled "Sarman River," characterized with flowing melodic lines. The third and fourth movements, "Harvest Dance" and "Wedding Dance," occur without a break yet the contrasting styles offer a diverse variety of textures. This title is available through SmartMusic.