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Aleksey Igudesman: Horoscope Preludes

  • 12 easy to intermediate pieces (2014)
  • for violin and piano
  • Instrumentation details:
    violin
    piano
  • Composer: Aleksey Igudesman
  • Illustrator: Sabina Hasanova
  • Table of contents:
    Aries – Widder – Bélier
    Taurus – Stier – Taureau
    Gemini – Zwillinge – Gémeaux
    Cancer – Krebs – Cancer
    Leo – Löwe – Lion
    Virgo – Jungfrau – Vierge
    Libra – Waage – Balance
    Scorpio – Skorpion – Scorpion
    Sagittarius – Schütze – Sagittaire
    Capricorn – Steinbock – Capricorne
    Aquarius – Wassermann – Verseau
    Pisces – Fische – Poissons
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Aleksey Igudesman: Horoscope Preludes for violin and piano | UE35926

12 easy to intermediate pieces

  • Edition type: sheet music
  • Grade: 5-7
  • Format: 23.2 × 30.5 cm
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-7258-0
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-08589-5
€19.95
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Description

Aleksey Igudesman's richly varied pieces for violin and piano were inspired by the twelve signs of the zodiac and he has successfully captured their individual characters in music. These easy to intermediate-level pieces are suitable for competitions as well as for concerts and as teaching material. The book is beautifully illustrated by Sabina Hasanova.


• Twelve contrasting pieces – each inspired by the signs of the zodiac
• All pieces are suitable for teaching, competitions and for the concert platform
• Easy to middle-grade pieces with illustrations by Sabina Hasanova

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Contents

  • Aries – Widder – Bélier
  • Taurus – Stier – Taureau
  • Gemini – Zwillinge – Gémeaux
  • Cancer – Krebs – Cancer
  • Leo – Löwe – Lion
  • Virgo – Jungfrau – Vierge
  • Libra – Waage – Balance
  • Scorpio – Skorpion – Scorpion
  • Sagittarius – Schütze – Sagittaire
  • Capricorn – Steinbock – Capricorne
  • Aquarius – Wassermann – Verseau
  • Pisces – Fische – Poissons

Reviews

(...) - it's a charming set of pieces, worthwhile and fun to explore.
The Strad, August 2015 Vol.126 No.1504 (Catherine Nelson)

La penna irriverente del violinist e compositore Aleksey Igudesman (…) firma per la Universal Edition questa divertente raccolta di duetti facili per pianoforte e violino ispirata alle figure dello Zodiaco. (…) Ciascun brano si impone all 'attenzione per una speciale caratteristica - tecnica, sonora oppure di scrittura - che lo rende in qualche modo "unico", anche se la coerenza di fondo con l'impostazione della raccolta è sempre ben presente. (…)
Il Pianoforte Juli 2014

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