Three Suites, Opp. 72, 80 & 87 for Solo Viola

Three Suites, Opp. 72, 80 & 87 for Solo Viola
Transcription of Three Suites for Cello

By Benjamin Britten / transcribed by Nobuko Imai Viola Alone Parts Item: 12-0571535976
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Three Suites Opp. 72,80 & 87 for solo viola. Britten's Three Suites for Cello transcribed for solo viola by Japanese classical violist Nobuko Imai. The Three Suites were orginally a series of three compositions for solo cello, dedicated to Russian cellist Mstislav Rostropovich, his great friend and collaborator. The suites were the first original solo instrumental music that Britten wrote for and dedicated to Rostropovich, who gave the first performances of each work and recorded Suites Nos 1 and 2 commercially. Nobuko Imai is a Japanese classical violist with an extensive career as soloist and chamber musician. She has been a recipient of numerous awards including the Avon Arts Award (1993), Japan's Suntory Music Award (1995) and Mainichi Award of Arts (1996).

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Series: Faber Edition
Composed by: Benjamin Britten
Arranged by: Nobuko Imai
Instrument: Viola
Format: Parts
Instrumentation: Viola Alone
Item Number: 12-0571535976
ISBN 10: 0-571-53597-6
ISBN 13: 978-0-571-53597-2
UPC: 9780571535972

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