The Stravinsky Violin Collection. (9 Pieces for Violin and Piano). By Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971). For Piano, Violin. Boosey & Hawkes Chamber Music. 152 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M051106301. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48019417).
ISBN 1423452879. 9x12 inches.
Available for the first time in one volume, this collection includes the opera and ballet arrangements made with violinist Samuel Dushkin, a piece for unaccompanied violin, and Stravinsky's one original work for violin and piano, Duo concertante. Contents: Ballad • Chanson russe • Danse russe • Divertimento • Duo concertante • Élégie • Suite after themes, fragments and pieces by Giambattista Pergolesi • Suite italienne • Variation d'Apollon.
Location: from San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA
November 12, 2008
Such a deal! What's not to like!?!
This collection includes all of Stravinsky's pieces that were either composed for or arranged for violin and piano (and one viola solo arranged for violin). I haven't played all the selections in it, but the ones I'm familiar with are wonderful (it's Stravinsky --- what do you expect). The piano...
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