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Free Settings of Favourite Melodies

The Virtuoso Piano Transcription Series, Volume 9

By Various

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Piano - intermediate to advanced
The Virtuoso Piano Transcription Series, Volume 9. Composed by Various. Arranged by George Percy Aldridge Grainger. This edition: Saddle stitching. Sheet music. Schott. Classical. 12778. 32 pages. Schott Music #ED 12778. Published by Schott Music (HL.49012954).

Item Number: HL.49012954

ISBN 9781847612144. 9x12 inches. Illustrator: transcribed by Percy Grainger.

Between 1920 and 1940 Grainger published a loose series of piano transcriptions under the title of 'Free Settings of Favourite Melodies' in order to make a wide audience acquainted with the music of great composers.Five pieces that prove his feel of tone colours and his highly developed understanding of the piano and its possibilities, have been included in this volume: 'Hornpipe' from George Frideric Handel's Water Music, 'Cradle Song' (Wiegenlied) Op. 49/4 by Johannes Brahms, a song by John Dowland: 'Now, O now I need must part', and two songs by Gabriel Faure who was one of Grainger's examples in music: 'Nell' Op. 18/1, and 'Apres un Reve' Op. 7/1.

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