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24 Preludes, Op. 34

By Dmitri Shostakovich

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Piano - SMP Level 10 (Advanced)
Composed by Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). 20th Century. Instrumental solo book. With standard notation (does not include words to the songs). Composed 1932-33. Published by International Music Company (IM.583).

Item Number: IM.583

9x12 inches.

This title has selections that range in difficulty from SMP Level 7-10.

About SMP Level 10 (Advanced)

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Very advanced level, very difficult note reading, frequent time signature changes, virtuosic level technical facility needed.

  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Chad Langford aka Chad Minx
    Location:
    Peoria, Illinois
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • 2016-11-27 03:27:21.0 These are fabulous!

    Hi, everyone! A dear and erudite (yet sporadically bordering on a tad pretentious, ah muss say) friend of mine, Neil B. T___ turned me on to these marvelous and oft jewel-like miniature tsunami. How i love them and him. Such ceaselessly, unendingly unearthable pleasures to tempt the tootsies, avec...

    myriad turns and twists within practically nearly every measure. While it was the jocularly biting March of #16 (with that naturalized, crazy 'wrong' note at the song's climax that just gets me every time i try to play it!) that first 'got' me-and got me hooked real' bad- i have grown to love and, dare i venture to say cherish, nearly all of them, with the sorry exception of that very first one in C, which i find to be drab and plebian. It is just not pianistic! However, the grace-laced and sui generis soviet sarcasm of the following (in descending order of my preference) more than make up for that small loss: 8, 6, 2, 15, 24, 3, 20, 21(,) and 14. Thank you so much, Mr. Dmitri Shostakovich!

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  • 5

    Anon
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • 2011-10-17 00:00:00.0 A wonderful gem!

    These are truly a wonderful gem! However, would require a fairy technically secure technique to bring these underrated masterpieces to justice...

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  • 5

    Dilara Khalilova, piano teacher
    Location:
    Los Angeles, CA
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • 2008-03-07 00:00:00.0 24 jems, that must be discovered in US.

    Shostakovich is a genius of the 20th Century. This work was written, when the most of composer's works were under the government "tabu". This short pieces are not just a pictures of Russian Soviet reality, but composer's very personal feelings about time and cituation. Each prelude is a...

    very beautiful piece, but you have to discover underwater streams, like pain and tears, mostly sarcasm and anger for unhuman and anticultural Soviet Sistem. For many years this opus was forbid in music colleges.

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