The Lark - L'Alouette
For Piano Solo
by Mikhail Glinka
Piano Solo - Sheet Music

Item Number: 18853940
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SKU: HL.14002462

For Piano Solo. Composed by Mikhail Glinka. Arranged by Mili Balakirev. Music Sales America. Classical. Book [Softcover]. Hal Leonard #MUSCT02132. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.14002462).

9x12 inches.

Mikhail Glinka (1804-1857) is considered to be the father of modern Russian music, and was the first Russian to have his work performed in the West. His influence is clearly seen in the work of Mily Balakirev(1837-1910), who played a leading role in the Russian Nationalistic movement of the late 1800's, and notably inspired Borodin, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, and to a lesser extent, Tchaikovsky.

A brilliantly lyrical work,The Lark was first written by Glinka in 1840, as one of the 12 songs that comprised . Balakirev later transcribed the song for solo Piano, and the genius of bothcomposers can be seen in the arrangement.

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