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Versatile and prolific, Camille Saint Sans 18351921 was a brilliant craftsman who contributed to every genre of French music Two of his enduringly popular works for violin and orchestra appear in this affordable volume, which will be welcomed by performers, conductors, and students alike.Danse Macabre was inspired by Henri Cazali s poem about the dance of the dead on Halloween First composed in song form, it was later rewritten as a symphonic poem Audiences at its 1875 debut were resistant to its unconventional charmsincluding the use of the xylophone to represent rattling skeleton bonesbut it eventually became a tremendous crowd pleaser.Havanaise is among the most challenging violin and orchestra pieces and a standard showpiece in the repertoire of every serious violinist Written in 1887 for the composer s friend and colleague, Diaz Albertini, the work is based on the Cuban dance, Habanera Its languid mood is highlighted by bursts of virtuosity that resolve in the serene spirit of its opening....

Title : Danse Macabre and Havanaise for Violin and Orchestra in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)
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ISBN : 0486441474
Format Type : Paperback
Language : English
Publisher : Dover Publications June 3, 2005
Number of Pages : 96 pages
File Size : 593 KB
Status : Available For Download
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Danse Macabre and Havanaise for Violin and Orchestra in Full Score (Dover Music Scores) Reviews

  • Aaron Daniel
    2018-12-05 02:05

    I highly recommend this score - great printed edition for a good price. These reprints are of the original plates