+49 (0) 9303 98171-0 en-com 0
Domenico Scarlatti (1685 – 1757)

Selected Piano Pieces

The Bartók Performing Editions-Instruktive Ausgaben von Béla Bártok

forPiano
Musical EditionsMusic score
Item no.771806
Author / ComposerDomenico Scarlatti
EditorBéla Bartók
Levelmedium
Languagesgerman, english
Scope48 pages
Release year2018
Publisher / ProducerEditio Musica Budapest
Producer No.EMB 15083
ISMN9790080150832

Description

Bartók probably first played pieces by Domenico Scarlatti in public in 1911. During the next two decades he featured them in his piano recitals more than 60 times. His dedication to Italian and French Baroque music is also illustrated by the fact that in 1920, he signed a contract with the Budapest publisher Rozsnyai to edit seven volumes of Baroque keyboard music.

His plan was to select compositions by Couperin and Rameau in addition to pieces by Scarlatti, but during the 1920s it ended up being only two volumes of Couperin and another two comprising ten compositions by Scarlatti. In editing these masterpieces, Bartók's aim was primarily to counterbalance or even overshadow the works by the "Mendelssohn-Schumann epigones" used in primary and secondary musical education.

The present single-volume collection comprises Bartók's two Scarlatti volumes, complete with an editorial preface, his detailed performing instructions, and his commentary. The editor recommends these compositions for pianists with at least five years' experience, and give practical recommendations for the grouping of individual items to form charming "sonatina-like" sets of pieces.

14.95 €
plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–2 working days (de )
add to watch list

© 2004–2022 by Stretta Music. Order and buy sheet music online.

Your specialist for all kinds of sheet music. Online shop, sheet music, music scores and play along for download, books, music stands, music stand lights, accessories.