ORCHESTRATION STUDY op145a/3: Beethoven, Largo e mesto op10/3-2

Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
8 minutes
Classical music
Instrumental parts
Not available

I've lost the manuscript of this transcription of Beethoven's slow movement LARGO E MESTO from his 7th Piano Sonata op10/3-2 made in 1969, when I studied in Moscow Conservatoire in the orchestration class of Edison Denisov. Here is the attempt of its recreation. I remember, I added a tiny counterpoint (see clarinet bb.12-13) that was unremarked by my tutor, however it became a subject of a serious discussion with Alfred Schnittke who was my examiner on orchestration at the end of that year.

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