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PWM11288

Wieniawski: Souvenir de Moscou, Op. 6

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    1. Composer: Henryk Wieniawski
    2. Editors: Renata Suchowiejko, Jarosław Żołnierczyk
    3. Instrumentation (this edition): Piano Reduction, Violin
    4. Originally for: Violin, Orchestra
    5. ISMN: 979-027400997-7
    6. Size: 9.3 x 12.0 inches
    7. Pages: 44
    8. Urtext / Critical Edition

    Souvenir de Moscou is a splendid example of the instrumental virtuoso miniature, which constituted a permanent entry of Henryk Wieniawski's concert programmes. in the composition, Wieniawski used two romances by Alexander Varlamov, the Russian author of numerous songs and romances. Wieniawski employed the _souvenir_ model, the immensely popular element of the salon repertoire. The composition has the form of a theme with variations presented in an abridged and simplified version. Both themes are first sung in the original form, and then developed in variations.