Havanaise, Op.83: Study score

Havanaise, Op.83: Study score

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Written in 1887 for the violinist Raphael Diaz Albertini with whom he was touring, was inspired by the popping sound of the fire. Originally for Violin and Piano, Saint-Saëns orchestrated it the following year. Despite being originally composed for Albertini, the premiere with orchestra was given instead by Martin-Pierre Marsick on January 7, 1894 in Paris at the Théâtre du Châtelet with the Colonne orchestra conducted by Edouard Colonne. The havanaise (or habaera) is a Cuban dance based on African rhythms and was likely introduced to Saint-Saëns by Albertini who was of Cuban descent. This new edition by Richard W. Sargeant, Jr. shows the brilliance of one of Saint-Saëns most popular and beloved solo works.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608741595
Publisher: Serenissima Music
Publication date: 08/19/2015
Pages: 66
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.14(d)

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