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Rhapsody On A Theme of Paganini, Op. 43

18th Variation

By Sergei Rachmaninoff

Piano Accompaniment, Flute (Flute)
18th Variation. Composed by Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943). Arranged by James Galway and John York. Boosey & Hawkes Chamber Music. The sumptuous, world-famous 18th Variation from Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini now arranged for flute and piano. Classical Period. Single piece. 4 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M060115257. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48012239).

Item Number: HL.48012239

Flute part edited by James Galway.

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    Canberra Australia
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  • January 14, 2008 Melody transformed into academic exercise

    I know that advanced flautists can play in D flat major with ease, but I find myself concentrating on the technique rather than enjoying the melody. The arranger says he wanted to preserve the colour of the original, but this has been at the expense of making this arrangement into...

    an academic exercise.

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  • August 26, 2007 Rachmaninoff for flute

    A rhapsody originally for piano and orchestra, arranged by John York for flute and piano, with the flute part subsequently edited by James Galway. Brief (one page flute score), enchanting, technically challenging with a crescendo to high B flat into ff A flat. The piano score appears demanding. Will require...

    some effort to bring full sweetness and power to this.

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