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’Tarantella’

Composer
Biljana Krstic
Year of composition
2010
Publisher
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Piano four hands
Instrumental parts
Not available

I’m delighted to be able to upload another teaching / concert piece by my good friend Biljana, currently teaching piano in Belgrade.

Whilst a tarantella is, of course, a dance with Italian origins, Bilja has come up with a delightfully authentic-sounding one, great for piano and student, two students or any combination, and would make a particular good encore, with its nicely understated pianissimo ending!

I’ve just checked in a Serbian / English dictionary, and it seems that they prefer to spell it with just one ’L’. I’ve taken the liberty of changing around Bilja’s ’Title’ and ’Subtitle’, so that the more usual spelling (tarantella) appears on top - in case not everyone is aware of the alternative Serbian spelling!

For all the latest information on Bilja, her teaching, and current compositions, please visit her website.

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