Rodgers & Hammerstein Transcriptions (Four Transcriptions for Solo Piano). By Oscar Hammerstein and Richard Rodgers. Edited by Stephen Hough. For Piano (Piano). BH Piano. 32 pages. Josef Weinberger #M570050291. Published by Josef Weinberger (HL.48016406).
Contents: The Carousel Waltz (from Carousel) • My Favorite Things (from The Sound of Music) • Hello, Young Lovers (from The King and I) • The March of the Siamese Children (from The King and I).
March 14, 2008
I bought this because I wanted a nice transcription of The Carousel Waltz, but listening to Hough himself playing it disappointed me very much. He has taken one of the most beautiful and elegant of show tunes and turned it into a gaudy, tasteless affair. As a technical showpiece it's...
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