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Habanera for Piano

By Alexis Emmanuel Chabrier

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Piano - Level 4
Composed by Alexis Emmanuel Chabrier (1841-1894). Edited by Britta Schilling-Wang. This edition: urtext edition. Stapled. Barenreiter Urtext. Performance score. Baerenreiter Verlag #BA10839. Published by Baerenreiter Verlag (BA.BA10839).

Item Number: BA.BA10839

ISBN 9790006542239. 31 x 24.3 cm inches. Text Language: German/English. Preface: Britta Schilling-Wang/Tamara Stefanovich.

Chabrier was heralded by the young generation of composers in France, particularly by Debussy, Ravel and Poulenc, as the founder of the French Modern. He achieved resounding success with his orchestra rhapsodyEspanaupon returning from his trip to Spain. Riding on this success, he composed the ,,Habanerain 1885 which was met with equal enthusiasm. The piece was soon circulated in various arrangements. Chabrier himself transcribed the piece for orchestra in 1889.

Barenreiter is publishing the original version for piano for the first time in a scholarly-critical urtext edition offering the musical text newly engraved and editorially prepared on the basis of all availabe sources with extensive Critical Commentary. This striking piece is ideal for teaching purposes and includes fingering by Tamara Stefanovich as well as a well-presented layout with optimum page turns.

- First scholarly-critical Urtext edition
- Ideal for teaching
- Informative foreword (Eng/Ger) and critical commentary (Eng)
- With fingering and optimum page turns

Tamara Stefanovich
studied at the University of Belgrade, at the Curtis Institute of Music and at theHochschule fur Musik und Tanzin Cologne. Working alongside conductors such as Esa-Pekka Salonen, Pierre Boulez and Vladimir Jurowski, she has performed with the Cleveland Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and London Philharmonic Orchestra. For Barenreiter she has already prepared fingering for the Urtext edition of Claude Debussy'sImages(1re serie: BA 10821,2e serie: BA 10822).

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