This treasury of 33 works features all eight of the Humoresques, Op. 101, including the immensely popular No. 7 in G-flat Major; all 12 of the Silhouettes, Op. 8; four Slavonic Dances arranged for solo piano; four Poetic Tone Pictures; and five lively concert pieces — two mazurkas, a polka, a waltz, and the Furiant in D Major. All are reprinted from authoritative editions.
Pianist Rudolf Firkusny completed his work on this important collection shortly before his 1994 death. This volume constitutes a continuation of his pioneering efforts to bring international recognition to the music of his native country, the former Czechoslovakia.
Reprint of Humoreskes, Op. 101, 1894; and Slavonic Dances, Op. 46, Book 1, Nos. 1-4, from the Simrock, London, n.d. edition; Furiante from Dvorak's Dances,
G. Schirmer, 1915; Thema mit Variationen, Op. 36, from Bote & Bock, Berlin, n.d.; Silhouettes, Op. 8, & Poetic Tone Poems, Op. 85, from unidentified editions.
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