Timtin wrote:Here's a slow movement piano transcription from another chamber work by Tchaikovsky.
All we need now is for Mercuzio to transcribe the rest of this brilliant Sextet for piano solo!
Timtin wrote:Hi Mercuzio, my comment wasn't meant to be taken too seriously.
The phrase 'too many notes' reminds me of that line by Emperor Joseph ll
in the film Amadeus!
If I wasn't so lazy, I'd have a go myself by trying to simplify the 4H version.
At the back of my mind is the fact that Mendelssohn's Octet and numerous
orchestral works including all 9 Bruckner Symphonies have been transcribed
for piano solo. The latter, in particular, definitely contain lots of notes. The art
of transcription is knowing which ones to leave out when it's impossible to
play them all.
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