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Schumann ’Kinderszenen’ for small orchestra

Composer
Robert Schumann
Year of composition
1838
Publisher
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
14 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Orchestra
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This is transcription of the complete set of piano pieces ’Kinderszenen’ (’Scenes from childhood’) op15 for small orchestra - strings plus 1xflute, 2xoboes, 2xBb clars, 2xbassoons and horn in F. All orchestral part turnovers are between movements. An Mp3 file is available to give an overall impression of the tempi etc.. of the various movements. Although the entire suite has been scored, many of the movements can stand in their own right as concert pieces.

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