SCHUMANN: Six Impromptus ('Bilder aus Osten'/'Pictures from the East'), Op. 66; Children's Ball, Op. 130 for piano duet (1 piano, 4 hands) by Robert Schumann. For piano. Instrumental Solo Part and CD. Published by Music Minus One (MO.MMOCD3031).
This collection of lovely duets by the amazingly talented Robert Schumann begins with his six beautiful, exotic impromptus inspired by Ruckert's Arabian stories of Abu Seid. The second set of duets, Schumann's 'Children's Ball' were written circa 1853 and are an exciting, eclectic collection of rollicking pieces. Magnificent music for devotees of Schumann and German Romanticism. Difficulty Level: 4-5
Includes complete printed music score with both primo and secondo piano parts, and a compact disc featuring the duets in two formats: split-channel stereo with secondo part on the left channel, primo on the right, so you can play either part; and then again with just the secondo part in stereo so you can perform the primo part alongside.