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Les Cinq Doigts

By Igor Stravinsky

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Composed by Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971). Music Sales America. 20th Century. 12 pages. Chester Music #CH02090. Published by Chester Music (HL.14031746).

Item Number: HL.14031746

ISBN 0711923647. 20th Century. 9x12.25 inches.

The Five Fingers - Eight Easy Pieces for solo piano. Stravinsky completed the eight easy piano miniatures of Les Cing Doigts in 1921. The melody of each piece is based on a different five-note series, the five fingers of the right hand remain in nearly the same position throughout each piece. The left hand plays either a simple harmonic accompaniment or a similarly uncomplicated contrapuntal figure. These pieces contain echoes of form and mood from such earlier works as Pulcinella.