Piano Transcriptions for two hands

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Re: Piano Transcriptions for two hands

Post by Timtin » Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:57 pm

kroket wrote:
Timtin wrote:Here are a couple of Mozart dances arranged for the piano.

Thank you, Timtin, for this nice surprise!
I must confess that the Contradances are the only Mozart compositions that I never listen to, mainly because I can’t stand the circumstances surrounding it. At that time the only job the emperor would give him was to compose Contradances for the court dances. What a waste of his precious time! Tomorrow I’ll make an exception and play your transcriptions. I’m sure that won’t be a waste of time!
Greetings, kroket

Thank you Kroket for your message.

My first introduction to WAM's contradances has a bit of a story attached to it.

Read on only if interested!

Back in about 1967, children's tv programmes started in the late afternoon.
Just prior to the start, ITV always played the same music with the test card.
I didn't know what it was, but it was delightful!

So I wrote to ITV asking them what it was. They wrote back to say that it
was a Decca LP of Mozart Marches and Dances conducted by Willi Boskovski.
Needless to say, I bought the LP.

One of the works on it was K.106, which is a mature work despite the low
Köchel number. Here it is in its original form, and my arrangement. Towards
the end, there's even a bit of B flat minor music, although WAM didn't actually
use that key signature, just accidentals.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZZIXMOHutw
Mozart Overture and 3 Contradances K.106 arr. Piano.pdf
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Re: Piano Transcriptions for two hands

Post by kroket » Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:26 am

Mozart arr. 2H R. de Vilbac Ballet Les petits riens.pdf
Mozart arr. 2H W. Rehberg Tanzbüchlein Les petits riens.pdf
Mozart arr. 2H F. Boghen 15 Valses.pdf
Mozart arr. 2H H. Schröder 12 Walzer mit coda.pdf
Mozart arr. 2H E. Parlow 2 Minuets.pdf
Mozart arr. 2H O. Taubmann 6 Deutsche Tanze K509.pdf
A little light music…
Thank you, Timtin, for the K106!

Greetings,
kroket
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Re: Piano Transcriptions for two hands

Post by Timtin » Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:37 am

Thank you Kroket for your uploads, which are most welcome.

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Re: Piano Transcriptions for two hands

Post by Scriabinoff » Sat Jun 23, 2018 12:11 pm

http://en.schott-music.n2g38.com/jkioqu ... 96b3g3-m5n

Schott occasionally makes full score examples available of select titles for mailing list recipients, they sent me this great arrangement by Hans - Geunther Heumann , of the Waltz of the flowers from Tchaikovsky Nutcracker ballet

http://www.heumannpiano.de/biografie_englisch.php
piece can be found in this volume release of other great works arrangements
https://en.schott-music.com/shop/best-o ... 75569.html

and a timely good free download to since some people myself included start looking at Christmas music prep mid to late summer to have it ready in time for holiday season depending on how difficult or how much music there is

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Re: Piano Transcriptions for two hands

Post by Timtin » Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:02 am

Here's a short cradle song (lyrics:- Hush, hush, little baby, The sun's in the west; etc.),
arranged for just the piano.
Dunhill Evening (A Cradle Song) arr. Piano.pdf
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Re: Piano Transcriptions for two hands

Post by ilu » Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:44 pm

Timtin wrote:Here's a short cradle song (lyrics:- Hush, hush, little baby, The sun's in the west; etc.),
arranged for just the piano.
Dunhill Evening (A Cradle Song) arr. Piano.pdf
Thanks for this score, Thomas F. Dunhill is a very interesting composer for me.

ILU.
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Re: Piano Transcriptions for two hands

Post by Timtin » Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:02 pm

A.E.Müller published 2 sets of 'Zwölf leichte Klavierstücke' by Mozart, in an early
Peters Edition. The first set included piano solo arrangements of operatic arias.
The second set included piano solo arrangements of movements from his early
string quartets. Amongst these were the inner two movements of WAM's early
D minor String Quartet, K.173. Unfortunately, AEM slightly 'müllered' some of
the original melodies in the process, presumably to make them more pianistic.

Attached is an arrangement of the whole string quartet, with all of the original
melodies left unaltered. The impressive chromatic fugal finale was a sign
perhaps that the 17-year-old composer was destined for greatness.

Btw, the same digits occur in both the Köchel number and the year of composition
i.e. 1773.

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Re: Piano Transcriptions for two hands

Post by ilu » Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:31 am

Timtin wrote:A.E.Müller published 2 sets of 'Zwölf leichte Klavierstücke' by Mozart, in an early
Peters Edition. The first set included piano solo arrangements of operatic arias.
The second set included piano solo arrangements of movements from his early
string quartets. Amongst these were the inner two movements of WAM's early
D minor String Quartet, K.173. Unfortunately, AEM slightly 'müllered' some of
the original melodies in the process, presumably to make them more pianistic.

Attached is an arrangement of the whole string quartet, with all of the original
melodies left unaltered. The impressive contrapuntal finale was a sign perhaps
that the 17-year-old composer was destined for greatness.
Mozart String Quartet in D minor K.173 arr. Piano.pdf
Timtin:
Thank you for the arrangement of K. 173; I had a great evening playing the first movement.
I will continue enjoying it.
Best regards.
Quo melius Illac

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Re: Piano Transcriptions for two hands

Post by kroket » Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:30 am

Seconded!
Greetings,
kroket

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Re: Piano Transcriptions for two hands

Post by Timtin » Tue Jul 03, 2018 2:31 pm

Time for me to eat humble pie! An eagle-eyed friend spotted two tiny
errors in my arrangement of K173, so here is the corrected version,
with a couple of other tweaks also included.

Apologies for the mistakes. Proof-reading is never a bad thing!
Mozart String Quartet No.13 in D minor K.173 arr. Piano.pdf
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