Witches' Dance, Op. 17, No. 2. (Piano Solo). By Edward MacDowell (1861-1908). For Piano. Piano Solo. Musically Advanced Class 2 piece for the Piano Solo event with the National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC) Festivals Bulletin 2008-2009-2010. Classical Period. SMP Level 10 (Advanced); NFMC Level: Musically Advanced Class 2. Single piece. Introductory text (does not include words to the songs). 10 pages. G. Schirmer #ST18208. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50269430).
With introductory text (does not include words to the songs). Classical Period. 9x12 inches.
About SMP Level 10 (Advanced)
Very advanced level, very difficult note reading, frequent time signature changes, virtuosic level technical facility needed.
Location: from Ithaca, NY
March 14, 2006
Deliriously fast, fun, beautiful piece
Like many of MacDowell's pieces, the "Hexentanz" demands extremely light and fast piano technique. Helter-skelter, fleeting, flying all over the keyboard...this is beautiful and not overly long piece, but you need very small and nimble fingers to be able to play it. Fans of Brahms, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, etc. may have...
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