3 Preludes, Op.38 (Lyatoshinsky, Boris)

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Editor Igor Belza (1904-1994)
Publisher. Info. Works for Piano
Moscow: Muzyka, 1972.

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General Information

Work Title 3 Preludes
Alternative. Title Shevchenko Suite
Composer Lyatoshinsky, Boris
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.38
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IBL 10
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 preludes
  1. Andante sotenuto (B-flat major)
  2. Lento tenebroso (E-flat major)
  3. Moderato con moto e sempre ben ritmico (F-sharp minor)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1942
First Publication. 1964 or earlier
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano

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There are 2 titles for this work. One is '3 Preludes', and the other is 'Shevchenko Suite', though 'Shevchenko Suite' is not on the music itself, so this is tagged for preludes only.

  • If "Shevchenko Suite" originates with the composer then it may be so tagged. (We could use a good Lyatoshynsky biography...) The notion is that posthumous names, or descriptions based on the music (eg tagging something a fugue because it is "clearly a fugue") - we avoid... - afaik. - ES

This Wikipedia article covers Opp.38, 38bis and 44, and may contain useful information that may answer some of these questions?... - Wikipedia article (Ukrainian) on Lyatoshinsky's 3 piano prelude cycles.