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Prelude from Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg

By Richard Wagner

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Piano or 2 pianos (4 hands) (Piano) - difficult
Prelude. Composed by Richard Wagner (1813-1883). Edited by Carl Morey. Arranged by Glenn Herbert Gould. This edition: Saddle stitching. Sheet music. Edition Schott. Den glanzvollen Kontrapunkt Wagners realisierte Gould mit Hilfe der Aufnahmetechnik, indem er eine erste Aufnahme mit einem erganzenden zweiten Teil uberblendete. Fur Auffuhrungen ist daher eine Ausfuhrung an zwei Klavieren zu vier Handen einer mit Abstri. Romantic, Classical. Composed 1973. 28 pages. Duration 10'. Schott Music #ED 9547. Published by Schott Music (HL.49008443).

Item Number: HL.49008443

9x12 inches.

With the prelude to the Mastersingers we now publish the second of three Wagner transcriptions already made legendary by Gould's 1973 recording. Gould brought Wagner's 'brilliant counterpoint' to life with the help of recording technology, by superimposing a second, supplementary part over an initial recording. For live performances it is therefore preferable to have two pianists playing the piece on two pianos, rather than the piano solo version which is made possible with some cuts.

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