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Two Scarlatti Pieces

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Dmitri Shostakovich

Dmitri Shostakovich


This work bears the designation Opus 28.


General Info

Year: 1928
Duration: c. 8:00
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: G. Schirmer, Inc.
Cost: Rental Only - Score and Parts


Movements

1. Pastorale
2. Capriccio


Instrumentation

Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Clarinet I-II
Bassoon I-II
Horn I-II
Trumpet I-II
Trombone
Timpani


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

These early transcriptions turn two harpsichord pieces by Domenico Scarlatti – a Pastorale and a Capriccio – into quirky little arrangements for wind, brass and timpani.

Note by Gerard McBurney


The work received its premiere performance in Leningrad in November of 1928 by the Soviet Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Nikolai Malko.


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

None discovered thus far.

  • University of Missouri, Kansas City, Conservatory Wind Ensemble (Joseph Parisi, conductor) – 30 November 2016


Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

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