Romances, Op. 36 & 67. Edition for Cello and Piano.
Camille Saint-SaŽns composed his two Romances for Horn for two of the
most respected French horn players of the time: Opus 67 in E major from
1866 is dedicated to Henri Chaussier; Opus 36 in F major from 1874 was
written for Henri Garigue. Despite the illustrious recipients, they are
not virtuosic showpieces but - as the term Romance suggests - short "Songs without words" that fully savor the typical romantic sound of the
horn. Alongside the orchestral version, Saint-SaŽns also prepared a
piano accompaniment for chamber music performances. The first editions
also had an alternative part for cello, on which this edition is
based. Urtext edition with marked and unmarked string parts.
critical edition of "Havanaise" draws on both the composer's autograph
version for violin and piano as well as the later orchestrated version.
Where the solo part of the orchestral version differs from the version
for violin and piano, the variants are shown in the violin part as
The editor offers a concise and informative introduction
(Eng/Ger/ Fr) on the history and compositional process of "Havanaise"; a
detailed critical commentary (Eng) concludes this Urtext edition.
The Swan from "Carnival of the Animals" for Cello and Piano
This publication represents the first Urtext edition of this popular cello work. In the original version, the cello was accompanied by two pianos. The second piano part is reproduced here in small print and permits a comparison of the two versions.