Piano part from Girl's Dance from 'Polovetsian Dances' (Solo Violin and Strings)

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The "Polovtsian Dances" or "Polovetsian Dances" are perhaps the best known selections from Alexandra P. Borodin's opera "Prince Igor".

This particular dance "Gliding Dance of the Maidens" or simply "Girl's Dance" has been adapted many times. In the 1950's it was known as "Stranger In Paradise" from the musical "Kismet". Back in 1940 Artie Shaw, a fantastic jazz clarinetist, recorded "My Fantasy" which has a tune almost identical to this dance.

This arrangement is intended as a "1st Solo with Orchestra", for youngsters to get a feel of soloing, and should also be of no difficulty for the string accompaniment.

It can be performed without the piano, which coincidently can be used as a condensed score.

A.P.Borodin. Arr :- Johnny Jones.
2 minutes
Classical music

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