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Zigeunerweisen - 'Gypsy Aire', Op. 20 - Violin/Piano (Violin and Piano). By Pablo de Sarasate (1844-1908). Edited by P Mittell. Arranged by Philipp Mittell. For Piano, Violin (Violin). String Solo. Classical Period. Difficulty: medium-difficult. Performance part (includes separate pull-out violin part). Solo part and piano accompaniment. Opus 20. 13 pages. G. Schirmer #LB1064. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50257590).
ISBN 1458426491. With solo part and piano accompaniment. Classical Period. 9x12 inches.
Location: from Ontario
November 25, 2008
The Schirmer edition of Zigeunerweisen is laid out nicely, only four pages, and the bowings are straightforward and not weird. The fingerings in this edition are quite good - I had to change far fewer than I thought I would. I wouldn't bother learning this piece unless you planned to...
32 of 54 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Canada
Location: from NJ
Location: from Torrance, CA
July 9, 2007
A piece for a true virtuoso
A well-renowned but maddening piece; it will require a full repertoire of skills. Felt the fingering and bowing could be better but was mostly satisfied with the music itself. Definitely not a piece for beginners.
26 of 51 people found this review helpful.
February 16, 2007
Zigeunerweisen is arguably the best of the virtuosic violin reportoire. As a violinst of five years, my greatest goal is to someday play this piece. Sarasate's poignant tones really bring the instrument to life. Perhaps in ten or twenty years , I might be able to actually play it. To...
22 of 47 people found this review helpful.