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Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 16

Two Pianos, Four Hands

By Sergei Prokofiev

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Piano, 2 Pianos, 4 Hands (Piano)
Two Pianos, Four Hands. Composed by Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953). Edited by Albert Spalding. BH Piano. 76 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M060020568. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48009198).

Item Number: HL.48009198

9x12 inches.

Two copies needed to perform.

  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Anonymous
    Location:
    NJ
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • 2015-11-30 16:32:58.0 Masterpiece

    This is a beast of a concerto and the cadenza is incredibly difficult. It is a beautiful piece and this is a fine edition. My only complaint is that it is very overpriced.

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  • 5

    PianoBeast
    Location:
    VA
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • 2010-12-09 00:00:00.0 Wonderful Concerto, Good Edition

    This definitely not a piece to take lightly! Very dramatic and every movement brings it's own interpretive and technical challenges. The first movement's cadenza is quite a test of endurance, but in good hands you can ignore the technique and just listen to the beautiful structure of it...

    all. Only concern about the edition is the price... lets get a reasonable one on these Prokofiev concerti, please. How else are poor music majors expected to learn them all without going broke!

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  • 5

    Anonymous
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • 2009-08-09 00:00:00.0 great edition, maybe overpriced slightly

    this is easily the most difficult piano concerto ever written. And I've learned all the hard ones, the brahms second, the rachmaninov second and third, the prokofiev second and third, and this is easily the most difficult. Large chords with jumps, beautiful in its own respect, and virtuostic. Specifically...

    the cadenza from the first movement, ten pages long and requiring four hands, you have to have both hands constantly moving

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  • 5

    Philippe Beaudoin
    Location:
    Montreal, Qc, Canada
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • 2008-02-10 00:00:00.0 A masterpiece...

    I've started to learn the first movement and I understand why people were saying that this is one of the hardest Piano Concerto. The first movement contains a long cadenza, wich is as technicly difficult as dramatic. Good luck everybody, it's not an easy piece but it's...

    a great challenge.

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