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12 Etudes Dans Les Tons Mineurs Op.39 Vol. 2

Dans Les Tons Mineurs - Deuxieme Suite

By Charles-Valentin Alkan

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Piano Unaccompanied piano
Dans Les Tons Mineurs - Deuxieme Suite. Composed by Charles-Valentin Alkan. Full score (study). With Standard notation. Opus 39. Gerard Billaudot Editeur #R13171 2. Published by Gerard Billaudot Editeur (PR.510000330).

Item Number: PR.510000330

ISBN M043930570.

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  • 5

    Anonymous
    Location:
    Alamo, CA
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • 2014-07-31 14:26:14.0 Exceptional

    I can't think of a single other book of music that takes longer to learn. Alkan's music at times seems like it was written for the performer more than the audience. This edition is well printed - although a bit bulky to practice from (I have to weigh down...

    both sides of the book). I highly recommend listening to the first and last Etudes in this book several times.

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  • 5

    Ken Iisaka
    Location:
    Mill Valley, CA
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • 2008-11-14 00:00:00.0 The most magnificent etudes

    This is for those who play Chopin Op.10 and Op.25 before breakfast, and Liszt Transcendental Etudes before lunch. The first 3 in this collection make up three movements of "Concerto for Solo Piano" that requires about 55 minutes to perform. The eccentric "Ouverture" and the diabolical "Le Festin...

    d'Esope" variations make up the rest, but there is more musical and technical challenge in those dense pages than ever imaginable. However, the difficulty is not for the sake of difficulty, but is merely as a result of the creating writing by Alkan that challenges all pianists to pull all stops. The richness of the music is extremely rewarding, and the immensity of these works inspired later composers to write such grand pieces, though rarely matched.

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