Code: BA9426

Saint-Saëns: Havanaise Op.83 (Violin & Piano) Urtext

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for Violin and Piano. Urtext. *********************************************** This virtuoso work, based on the Cuban Habanera rhythm, was composed in 1887 and is a part of standard concert repertoire. Following Christine Baurs highly successful Brenreiter Urtext edition of Saint Saens Allegro appassionato (BA 9047), the editor now presents the Havanaise in the version for violin and piano. This first-ever critical edition of Havanaise draws on both the composers autograph version for violin and piano as well as the later orchestrated version. Where the solo part of the orchestral version differs from the version for violin and piano, the variants are shown in the violin part as ossias. The editor offers a concise and informative introduction (Eng/Ger/ Fr) on the history and compositional process of Havanaise; a detailed critical commentary (Eng) concludes this Urtext edition. - First scholarly-critical edition of this work - Variants from the orchestral version shown in the violin part
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