Scherzino (Benjamin, Arthur)

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Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. [Winthrop Rogers Edition].
London: Boosey & Hawkes, 1936.
Reprinted Boosey & Hawkes (no reprint date on scan - possibly 1998 - but after 1960. see below)
Misc. Notes Clearly a reprint, since the composer's date of death is on the score. Possibly taken from John York's "The Boosey & Hawkes 20th-century piano collection : 1900-1945", published and copyrighted 1998.
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General Information

Work Title Scherzino
Alternative. Title Concert Studies, No.1
Composer Benjamin, Arthur
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAB 11
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1936
Dedication To Irene Kohler
Average DurationAvg. Duration 2 minutes 30 secs
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation piano

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Not actually a stand-alone work (though reprinted separately in 1998), this is the first of Benjamin's "Concert Studies" for piano published by Rogers/Hawkes in 1936 (in a group of at least 6.) Should be moved and retagged.