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Symphony No. 7 in E Major by Anton Bruckner (1824-1896). For Piano. Duet or Duo; Masterworks; Piano Duet (1 Piano, 4 Hands). Kalmus Edition. Masterwork; Romantic. Book. 84 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.K02046).
ISBN 076926431X. Masterwork; Romantic.
This new edition offers students and duet teams a treasure. Bruckner's own transcription of his Symphony No. 7 follows the orchestral score, and makes an exciting piano duet.
Location: from London
January 7, 2008
interesting and satisfying to play
Apparently a piano duet reduction of this symphony was played to the conductor Arthur Nikisch in Leipzig, to persuade him to give the first orchestral performance in 1884. I imagine that's the origin of this duet edition (though there are no notes with it to confirm that). Anyway, it is...
13 of 32 people found this review helpful.
Location: from London, UK
December 21, 2007
A great symphony in accessible 4H format
This is Bruckner's own transcription of his most popular symphony for four-hands one-piano duet. It is pretty playable, and affords the players extra insights into Bruckner's beautiful and masterful music. Wish there were more like it!
13 of 28 people found this review helpful.