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Selections From Romeo And Juliet

10 Pieces For Piano Opus 75

By Sergei Prokofiev

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Piano - SMP Level 7 (Late Intermediate)
10 Pieces For Piano Opus 75. Composed by Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953). Piano Large Works. 20th Century. Collection. With standard notation, fingerings and introductory text (does not include words to the songs). Opus 75. 48 pages. Sikorski #SIK2121. Published by Sikorski (HL.50160590).

Item Number: HL.50160590

9x12 inches.

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4 to 5-note chords in both hands and scales in octaves in both hands.

  • Folk Dance 
  • Scene 
  • Minuet 
  • The Young Juliet 
  • Masks 
  • The Montagues And Capulets 
  • Pater Lorenzo 
  • Mercutio 
  • Lilly Dance Of The Maidens 
  • Romeo Bids Juliet Farewelll 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 1

    Anonymous
    Location:
    NY
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • 2011-07-13 00:00:00.0 Too expensive for what it is

    The print looks faded, little indications, barely any fingerings. Luckily my teacher recommended me to buy the one by Edition Zeza, which is brand new and has been revised.

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  • 5

    Anonymous
    Location:
    Boston, MA
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • 2008-08-07 00:00:00.0 Exquisite & Complex, but Manageable

    The first time I heard this music,I fell in love. I was in awe of the range of emotions it induced. (Well, after all, it is Romeo and Juliet!) I ordered both the CD and the sheet music the same day. What surprised me as I began to work...

    through it is how manageable it is to learn, despite the fact that it sounds very complex and difficult. Prokofiev seems to know how to use the exact number of notes needed in replicating the effects of the orchestral version, no more no less. He achieves some exquisite sounds by using few notes but very selective dissonances. It is both exciting and deeply gratifying to work through this music.

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    Anonymous
    Location:
    Toronto
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • 2008-05-09 00:00:00.0 Beautiful Piece, good arrangement

    I bought this book largely to have the Montagues and the Capulets. The arrangement is good. However there are almost no fingering suggestions and the fingering is not obvious. Consequently, you need to do a lot of work to work it out.

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  • 4

    Claus Curdt-Christiansen
    Location:
    Orliaguet, France
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • 2008-04-21 00:00:00.0 Prokofiev for piano

    The 10 pieces from Romeo & Juliet are piano music at its best - but of course the reduction for piano is by the composer himself. Most piano students will find them difficult to play but also very rewarding. In particular the famous Capulets and Montagues sounds remarkably good on the piano...

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    Virginia Berger
    Location:
    Canberra, Australia
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • 2007-11-07 00:00:00.0 A must for the music library

    These pieces are quite varied in degree of difficulty - none are easy if played well. It is beautiful, and often very moving music and well-worth seriously setting out to learn well. The final piece, 'Romeo Bids Juliet Farewell' must be one of the most romantic, haunting pieces of music...

    written in the 20th century. This is a nice, easy to read edition.

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