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Pres de La Mer and Other Collected Suites for Solo Piano (Dover Music for Piano)

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Publisher Comments:

Characterized by editor Sara Davis Buechner as "elegant Romantic salon music of the Russian school, subtly genteel, with early impressionistic shadings," the piano music of Anton Arensky formed the foundation of works by Rachmaninoff and Scriabin. Both of the latter-day composers were Arensky's pupils, and their teacher's music contains the seeds of Rachmaninoff's idiomatic pianistic style and Scriabin's impressionistic array of musical color.

This collection of short works for solo piano contains the title suite as well as Six Canonic Pieces, op. 1; Three Esquisses, op. 24; Six Essais sur les Rhythmes Oubilées, op. 28, Four Etudes, op. 41, Six Caprices, op. 43; and Scherzo, op. 8. The star of the collection is the beautiful and gracious set of pieces titled Près de la Mer, op. 52. Rarely printed in its entirety, the suite offers a sensitive and opulent evocation of the seaside.

Synopsis:

The elegant Romantic piano music of Anton Arensky served as the foundation of works by his students, Rachmaninoff and Scriabin. This compilation of short piano solos features etudes, caprices, and other pieces.

Synopsis:

The elegant Romantic piano music of Anton Arensky served as the foundation of works by Rachmaninoff and Scriabin. This collection of short works contains the title suite as well as Six Canonic Pieces, Three Esquisses, Six Essais sur les Rhythmes Oubilées, Four Etudes, Six Caprices, and Scherzo.

Synopsis:

The elegant Romantic piano music of Anton Arensky served as the foundation of works by Rachmaninoff and Scriabin. Both of the latter-day composers were Arensky's pupils, and their teacher's music contains the seeds of Rachmaninoff's idiomatic pianistic style as well as Scriabin's impressionistic array of musical color.

Table of Contents

Restoring a Legacy: The Piano Music of Anton Arensky
Collected Piano Suites:
Six Canonic Pieces, op. 1 (1881)
  Foreign Song - Contradiction - March - Insouciance - Confession - Longing
Scherzo, op. 8 (1885)
Three Esquisses, op. 24 (1892)
Four Etudes, op. 41 (1897)
Six Caprices, op. 43 (1898)
Pres de la Mer (Six Equisses), op. 52 (1901)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486488622
Author:
Arensky, Anton
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Classical Piano Sheet Music
Author:
Buechner, Sara Davis
Subject:
Musical Instruments / Piano & Keyboard
Subject:
Romantic classical music
Subject:
piano solos
Subject:
Rachmaninoff
Subject:
Music-Books on Piano and Harpsichord
Subject:
Classical
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Music for Piano
Publication Date:
20120631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
12 x 9 in

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Arts and Entertainment » Music » Instruments » Piano and Keyboard
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"Synopsis" by ,
The elegant Romantic piano music of Anton Arensky served as the foundation of works by his students, Rachmaninoff and Scriabin. This compilation of short piano solos features etudes, caprices, and other pieces.
"Synopsis" by ,
The elegant Romantic piano music of Anton Arensky served as the foundation of works by Rachmaninoff and Scriabin. This collection of short works contains the title suite as well as Six Canonic Pieces, Three Esquisses, Six Essais sur les Rhythmes Oubilées, Four Etudes, Six Caprices, and Scherzo.
"Synopsis" by ,
The elegant Romantic piano music of Anton Arensky served as the foundation of works by Rachmaninoff and Scriabin. Both of the latter-day composers were Arensky's pupils, and their teacher's music contains the seeds of Rachmaninoff's idiomatic pianistic style as well as Scriabin's impressionistic array of musical color.

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