Three Arabesques, Op 7


Date: 1904
For: Piano
Published by: Jurgenson 1905
Availability: Simrock (1925/1995), from Boosey & Hawkes; International Music Co. (no.1, in Album of Selected Pieces)

Recordings

complete
Sama 1999 CD Lindberg PIANO002
Tozer 2002 CD Chandos (vol.8) CHAN10266
Filonova 2004 CD Ar Re-Se AR20059
Milne 2011 CD Hyperion CDA67851/2

no. 1
Sofronitsky 1956/Moscow* CD Vista Vera VVCD-00249
Nikonovich 1981 CD Russian Disc RDCD10014 - nla
Shirley Sawatzky 1989 cassette Canzona CT-90003 - nla
Lance Dossor 1993 CD Dossor 1 "22 Gems Of The Keyboard" - nla
Hanselmann 1998 CD Prezioso (vol.2) CD800.037
Aizawa c.2013 CD Musideco Classical
Taverna 2013 CD Somm SOMMCD0142

no. 2
Medtner 1947 78 HMV DB6563 LP Melodiya M10-41173/4 CD Appian (vol.3) APR5548, Testament SBT1027, St-Laurent YSL 78-005, Dante HPC130 - nla

no. 3
Medtner 1936 78 HMV DB3007, Victor 14509 (Set M-384) LP Melodiya M10-41173/4 CD Appian (vol.2) APR5547, St-Laurent YSL 78-007, Dante HPC130 - nla


Op 7 no 1 was formerly in the ABRSM Grade 8 syllabus.

The Simrock Edition is based on the 1925 Benjamin Edition, edited by Martin Frey. The editing, if any (see Op 8) appears to be mostly confined to pedalling, fingering, and repetition of the LH figure detail in no.3.

Those in possession of the Simrock edition may care to note the following differences in the 1959 Collected Edition.

Op 7 no 1

Op 7 no 2

Op 7 no 3

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