for piano (left hand) and orchestraScoring
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Written for the one-armed pianist Paul Wittgenstein (who also commissioned works from Ravel, Prokofiev, Korngold and Richard Strauss among others), Diversions
is a brilliant score in which the simple theme is transformed in the various forms and genres, culminating in a virtuosic sprint to the finish in a driving, whirlwind tarantella.
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