Russian & Eastern European Piano Music, Part 2

This collection brings together early 20th century (pre-1923) music for solo piano, piano duet, and piano four-hands by Russian and Eastern European composers, including both familiar and lesser-known works.

Works include: Bartók (over 200 solo works including: Fourteen Bagatelles, Ten Easy Pieces), For Children Book I (after Hungarian Folksongs and Book II (after Slovakian Folksongs), Eight Improvisations on Hungarian Peasatn Songs, Sonatina, Three Etudes), Martinu (Puppets Books I&II, Fables, Film en Miniature, Spring in the Garden), Paderewski (Minuet in G, Chant d'Amour, Krakowiak), Prokofiev (Sonata Nos. 1-4, Piano Concerto No. 1, Classical Symphony, Toccata, Ten Pieces, Visions Fugitives, Two pieces from The Love for Three Oranges transcribed by the composer), Rachmaninoff (Études-tableaux, Op. 33 & 39, Fantaisie-tableaux, Morceaux de Salon, Moments Musicaux, Six Duets, Sonata Nos. 1&2, Piano Concerto Nos. 1-3), Stravinsky (Three Movements from Petrouchka, Les Cinques Doigts, Ragtime, Piano-Rag Music, Rite of Spring (piano four hands), Szymanowski (Variations on a Polish Folk Theme, Métopes, Masques, Sonata No. 3), and more

Also includes composer biographies and relevant articles from the 1911 edition of Grove’s Dictionary of Music and Musicians

$19.95

Table of Contents:

BARTóK, BéLA

1. Step One
10. Folk Melody
11. Imitation
12. Country Song Show/Hide Movements
Nos. 13-23
13. Follow Me
14. Simple Sentences
15. Bedtime (Folksong)
16. Menuetto
17. I Danced with a Pig
18. Are You Near?
19. Smooth Syncopations
2. Walking
20. I Vow To Thee
21. Farmer in the Dell
22. Vigorous Dance
23. Waltz
3. Little Invention
4. Conversation I
5. Conversation II
6. Ballade (theme with variations) Show/Hide Movements
Old Dance Tunes (7-15)
6. Conversation III
7. In Steps Together
8. Long and Short
9. Brief Conversation
Allegro Barbaro
Eight Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs, Op. 20 Show/Hide Movements
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Fifteen Hungarian Peasant Songs Show/Hide Movements
Four Old Tunes (1-4)
First Term at the Piano Show/Hide Movements
Nos. 1-12
For Children Show/Hide Movements
Book 1 (after Hungarian Folksongs)
1. Sweet as Sugar
2. Sunrise
3. Former Friends
4. Soft Tears
5. Former Friends
6. Country Dance
7. Flower Song
8. My Gift to You
9. Spring Dance
10. Exotic Flowers
11. Me and the Rain
12. Trip
13. Runaway Horse
14. To Cook a Goose
15. Hometown
16. Almost Innocent
17. The Young Bride
18. Sailors' Homecoming
19. At the Doboz Inn
20. Cheers!
21. Vigoroso
22. Doings in Debrecen
23. She Walks My Way
24. Water, Water Everywhere
25. Eve Eats an Apple
26. Dance with Me
27. Happy Dance
28. Mr. White Goes to Jail
29. Dinner at My House
30. Cock-a-doodle-doo
31. I Remember Mama
32. Wedding Day and Night
33. Light the Way to My Love
34. Evening Kiss
35. Old Maid
36. Absent is My Sweetheart
37. The Lovely Girls of Budapest
38. In a Good Mood
39. Insect Wedding
40. Peasant Prayer
41. Let's Elope!
42. The Swineherd's Dance
Book 2 (after Slovakian Folksongs)
1. All the Girls Will Marry
2. I Love Him From Afar
3. A Rose for My Beloved
4. Wedding Song
5. Bird in Flight
6. Rondo: The Old Witch's Sons
7. Song of the Rogue
8. Dance Song: The Lovers Bill and Coo
9. Childen's Song: The Blossom Unfolds
10. The Fallen Soldier
11. Sweetheart, Wait for Me
12. Oh, Mother-in-law!
13. A Swim in the River
14. Ploughing a Field
15. Slow Dance
16. Lamentoso
17. The Maid Chooses a Mate
18. Former Flame
19. Distant Lover
20. Stay Home, Hanulienka
21. A Funny Story
22. Country Festival
23. The Old Shepherd
24. The Pine Forest
25. Bird in Space
26. Little Scherzo
27. High Spirits
28. The Shepherd's Pipe
29. A Jest
30. Sad Tale
31. Canon
32. Young Love
33. Deep in the Forest
34. The Hidden House
35. Johnny is a Bully
36. Roses for my Sweetheart
37. On the Banks of the Danube
38. At Parting
39. The Highwayman
40. Sweet Summer Breeze
41. The Strong Farmer
42. Arioso Lamentoso
43. Remembrance
Four Dirges, Op. 9a Show/Hide Movements
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Four Pieces Show/Hide Movements
1. Study for the Left Hand
2. Fantasy I
3. Fantasy II
4. Scherzo
Fourteen Bagatelles, Op. 6 Show/Hide Movements
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13. Elle est morte
14. Valse: ma mie quie danse
Marche Funčbre (from Kossuth)
Rhapsody, Op. 1
Romanian Christmas Songs (Series I and II, appendices for concert use) Show/Hide Movements
Series I
Series II
Appendix
Romanian Folk Dances Show/Hide Movements
1. Stick Dance
2. Brâul
3. In one spot
4. Dance from Buchum
5. Romanian polka
6. Fast dance
Seven Sketches, Op. 9b Show/Hide Movements
1. Portrait of a Girl
2. See-Saw, Dickory-Daw
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5. Romanian Folksong
6. In Wallachian style
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Sonatina Show/Hide Movements
1. Bagpipers
2. Bear Dance
3. Finale
Suite, Op. 14 Show/Hide Movements
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Suite, Op. 15 Show/Hide Movements
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Suite, Op. 16 Show/Hide Movements
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Suite, Op. 17 Show/Hide Movements
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Ten Easy Pieces Show/Hide Movements
Dedication
1. Peasant Song
2. Frustration
3. Slovakian Boys' Dance
4. Sostenuto
5. Evening in Transylvania
6. Hungarian Folksong
7. Dawn
8. Slovakian Folksong
9. Five-Finger Exercise
10. Bear Dance
Three Burlesques, Op. 8c Show/Hide Movements
1. Quarrel
2. A little drunk
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Three Etudes, Op. 18 Show/Hide Movements
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Three Hungarian Folksongs from Csík Show/Hide Movements
1. The Peacock
2. At the Jánoshida fairground
3. White Lily
Two Elegies, Op. 8b Show/Hide Movements
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Two Portraits, Op. 10 Show/Hide Movements
1. In bloom
2. Village Dance
Two Romanian Dances, Op. 8a Show/Hide Movements
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MARTINU, BOHUSLAV

Fables Show/Hide Movements
On the Farm
The Poor Rabbit
The Monkeys
The Chicken
The Angry Bear
Film En Miniature Show/Hide Movements
1. Tango
2. Scherzo
3. Berceuse
4. Valse
5. Chanson
6. Carillon
Puppets (Loutky) Show/Hide Movements
1. Kolumbína tancí
Book I
2. Nová loutka
3. Ostýchavá panenka
4. Pohádka
5. Tanec loutek
Book II
1. Loutkové divaldo
2. Harlekýn
3. Kolombína vzpomíná
4. Nemocná loutka
5. Kolumbína zpívá
Spring in the Garden Show/Hide Movements
What Shall We Play Now? Tag?
I Think I Should Go To Sleep
Why Shouldn't We Play With Soldiers?
It Isn't Bad, Now Is It, To Pick Some Flowers

PADEREWSKI, IGNACY JAN

Caprice, Op. 14, No. 3
Chant d'Amour, Op. 10, No. 2
Cracovienne Fantastique, Op. 14, No. 6
Krakowiak in E Major, Op. 5, No. 1
Légende No. 1 in Ab Major, Op. 16, No. 1
Mélodie in B Major, Op. 8, No. 3
Minuet in G, Op. 14, No. 1
Nocturne in Bb Major, Op. 16, No. 4
Polonaise in B Major, Op. 9, No. 6

PROKOFIEV, SERGE

Classical Symphony, Op. 25 Show/Hide Movements
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III. Gavotte
IV. Finale
Four Etudes, Op. 2 Show/Hide Movements
No. 1
No. 2
No. 3
No. 4
Four Pieces, Op. 3 Show/Hide Movements
1. Story
2. Jest
3. March
4. Phantom
Four Pieces, Op. 32 Show/Hide Movements
1. Dance
2. Minuet
3. Gavotte
4. Waltz
Four Pieces, Op. 4 (excerpts) Show/Hide Movements
1. Reminiscences
4. Suggestion diabolique
Old Grandmother's Tales, Op. 31 Show/Hide Movements
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Piano Concerto No. 1 in Db, Op. 10
Sarcasms, Op. 17 Show/Hide Movements
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Sonata No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 1
Sonata No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 14 Show/Hide Movements
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Sonata No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 28
Sonata No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 29 Show/Hide Movements
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Ten Pieces, Op. 12 Show/Hide Movements
1. March
2. Gavotte
3. Rigaudon
4. Mazurka
5. Capriccio
6. Legenda
7. Prelude
8. Allemande
9. Humoresque scherzo
10. Scherzo
Toccata, Op. 11
Two Pieces from The Love for Three Oranges, Op. 33 (Transcribed by Prokofiev, Sergei) Show/Hide Movements
1. March
2. Scherzo
Visions fugitives, Op. 22 Show/Hide Movements
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RACHMANINOFF, SERGEI

Etudes-tableaux, Op. 33 Show/Hide Movements
1. F Minor
2. C Major
3. Eb Minor
4. Eb Major
5. G Minor
6. C# Minor
Etudes-tableaux, Op. 39 Show/Hide Movements
1. C Minor
2. A Minor
3. F# Minor
4. B Minor
5. Eb Minor
6. A Minor
7. C Minor
8. D Minor
9. D Major
Fantaisie-tableaux, Op. 5 (Suite No. 1 for Two Pianos) Show/Hide Movements
I. Barcarolle
II. La Nuit . . . L'amour
III. Les Larmes
IV. Paques
Fantasy Pieces, Op. 3 Show/Hide Movements
Elégie
Prélude in C# Minor
Mélodie
Polichinelle
Sérénade
Moments Musicaux, Op. 16 Show/Hide Movements
No. 1 in Bb Minor
No. 2 in Eb Minor
No. 3 in B Minor
No. 4 in E Minor
No. 5 in Db Major
No. 6 in C Major
Morceaux de Salon, Op. 10 Show/Hide Movements
Nocturne in A Minor
Valse in A Major
Barcarolle in G Minor
Mélodie in E Minor
Humoresque in G Major
Romance in F Minor
Mazurka in Db Major
Piano Concerto No. 1 in F# Minor, Op. 1 Show/Hide Movements
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Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18 Show/Hide Movements
I. Moderato
II. Adagio sostenuto
III. Allegro scherzando
Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30 Show/Hide Movements
I Allegro ma non tanto
II Intermezzo
III Finale
Six Duets, Op. 11 (Piano, Four Hands) Show/Hide Movements
Barcarolle in G Minor
Scherzo in D Major
Thčme Russe in B Minor
Waltz
Romance in C Minor
Slava in C Major
Sonata No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 28 Show/Hide Movements
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Sonata No. 2 in Bb Minor, Op. 36, (Original edition) Show/Hide Movements
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Suite No. 2, Op. 17 (For Two Pianos) Show/Hide Movements
I. Introduction
II. Waltz
III. Romance
IV. Tarantella
Ten Preludes, Op. 23 Show/Hide Movements
I. F# Minor
II. Bb Major
III. D Minor
IV. D Major
V. G Minor
VI. Eb Major
VII. C Minor
VIII. Ab Major
IX. Eb Minor
X. Gb Major
Thirteen Preludes, Op. 32 Show/Hide Movements
I. C Major
II. Bb Minor
III. E Major
IV. E Minor
V. G Major
VI. F Minor
VII. F Major
VIII. A Minor
IX. A Major
X. B Minor
XI. B Major
XII. G# Minor
XIII. Db Major
Variations on a Theme of Chopin, Op. 22, Chopin: Op. 28, No. 20

STRAVINSKY, IGOR

Five Easy Pieces (Piano, Four Hands) Show/Hide Movements
1. Andante
2. Espańola
3. Balalaika
4. Napolitana
5. Galop
Les Cinq Doigts (8 mélodies trčs faciles sur 5 notes) Show/Hide Movements
1. Andantino
2. Allegro
3. Allegretto
4. Larghetto
5. Moderato
6. Lento
7. Vivo
8. Pesante
Piano-Rag-Music
Ragtime (Transcribed by the composer)
The Rite of Spring (Piano, Four Hands arranged by the composer) Show/Hide Movements
Part I - The Adoration of the Earth
Introduction
Introduction
Augurs of Spring
Dance of the Young Maidens
The Ritual of Abduction
Spring Rounds
The Ritual of the Two Rival Tribes
Procession of the Elders
The Kiss of the Earth
Dance of the Earth
Part II
Mystic Circle of the Young Maidens
The Chosen One
Evocation of the Ancestors
Ritual of the Ancestors
Sacrificial Dance of the Chosen One (Danse Sacrale)
Three Easy Pieces (Piano, Four Hands) Show/Hide Movements
1. March
2. Valse
3. Polka
Three Movements from Petrouchka (Transcribed by the composer) Show/Hide Movements
I. Danse Russe (Russian Dance)
II. Chez Pétrouchka (Petrouchka's Room)
III. La semaine grasse (The Shrovetide fair)

SZYMANOWSKI, KAROL

Etudes, Op. 33 Show/Hide Movements
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Four Études, Op. 4 Show/Hide Movements
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Masques, Op. 34 Show/Hide Movements
I. Shéhérazade
II. Tantris le Bouffon
III. Sérénade de Don Juan
Métopes, Op. 29 Show/Hide Movements
1. L'île des Sirčnes
2. Calypso
3. Nausicaa
Preludes, Op. 1 Show/Hide Movements
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Sonata No. 2, Op. 21 Show/Hide Movements
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Sonata No. 3, Op. 36
Variations on a Polish Folk Theme, Op. 10