R. Strauss (transcr. N. Szederkenyi): Salome; Dance of the Seven Veils

This is a very challenging transcription of R. Strauss’ Dance of the Seven Veils from his opera Salome.

A fiery, devilish but deeply emotional work, written for orchestra, transcribed for violin and harp. Another example of being able to show an infinite amount of technical and musical elements with two instruments.

This is a transcription of Salome’s dance in its entirety, in the original key, but there are many minor changes as necessary due to technical reasons. Many original passages in the harp part.

Extremely high technically demanding virtuoso work.

Helping to enlarge the repertoire of the violin & harp literature, this is a nice change for players and audience equally, merging the whole orchestra into a duet of violin and harp.

Written by Hungarian violin virtuoso Nandor Szederkenyi, former concertmaster in several major orchestras from Japan to Austria, who also had a long career as soloist.

Published using the leading notation software Finale, he includes bowings and fingerings, in collaboration with his duo partner/daughter who took care of the pedal markings of the harp part.

A professional recording of this work is available at iTunes and other major audio distribution platforms, or just listen to the “Shall we dance…?” trailer video on YouTube.

Price: £ 26.00

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The violin and harp parts include bowings, fingerings and pedal markings.

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Die Geige und Harfe Stimmen sind mit Bogenstrichen, Fingersätzen und Pedal Markierungen vorgesehen.

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