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Pygmy Suite, Op. 9

By Ornstein, Leo (1892-2002)

Piano solo
Composed by Ornstein, Leo (1892-2002). Original Works; Suites. 20th Century, American. Score. Composed 1914. Published by Masters Music Publications Inc. (MT.M3747-SC).

Item Number: MT.M3747-SC

  • 1. Serenade 
  • 2. Hunting Song 
  • 3. Berceuse 
  • 4. The Dance 
  • 5. Evening Prayer 
  • 6. March 
  • 7. By the Brook 
  • 8. Merry-making 
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  • 2007-01-11 00:00:00.0 Lovely, short pieces

    Ornstein is one of the greatest, and unfortunately most unknown, American piano composers of the 20th Century. This piece, Pygmy Suite, is divided into eight small pieces that are extremely reminiscent of Schumann's "Kinderscenen" or the "Album for the Young." The individual pieces are titled: 1. Serenade; 2. Hunting...

    Song; 3. Berceuse; 4. The Dance; 5. Evening Prayer; 6. March; 7. By the Brook; 8. Merry-Making. They are all fairly simple, difficulty level similar to the Schumann, and are great little pieces to play as a set or individually. Many humorous, as well as beautiful, musical moments. [...]

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