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Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes / Sikorski for the UK, British Commonwealth (excluding Canada), Republic of Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Turkey, Israel.

Repertoire Note

Written in a single night, these two brief pieces are both arrangements. The first is a haunting transcription of Katerina’s aria from scene 3 of Shostakovich’s opera ‘Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District’ op.29; the result is a delicate waltz for quartet. The second piece is a version of the famous and comical Polka from the Music Hall scene of Shostakovich’s ballet ‘The Golden Age’ op.22.


Note by Gerard McBurney


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