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How to Play Indian Sitar Raags on a Piano By John Pitts
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Learn to play North Indian classical sitar music on a piano. This collection of 24 raags will be enjoyed by good amateur pianists through to virtuosic professionals. It is suitable for any pianist... More > who enjoys discovering new music, or who has an interest in music from other cultures, or who knows the pleasure of jazz noodling and wants to explore a rewarding and fresh (but centuries-old) form of improvisation. Indian raags have an extraordinary musical heritage dating back several centuries (from the area that is now India, Pakistan and Bangladesh) - a truly unique musical genre of fascinating melodic beauty and rhythmic intricacy – freely combining elaborate composed melodies with carefully rehearsed improvisation. But now the amazing world of Indian raags has been opened up in this sympathetic but thorough reinvention for piano solo (or duet or two pianos) by an award-winning British composer. Includes raags: Kalyani, Hemvati, Latangi, Desh, Vachaspati, Kalavati, Bageshri, Lalit, Asawari & 15 more.< Less
Scene from Gaelic Faram (Jig in Kiev): Piano 2 By John Pitts
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Piano 2 part. (Piano 1 part available separately). Scene from Gaelic Faram (Jig in Kiev) is a 6-minute, note-filled, virtuosic piece inspired by British folksong, and includes adaptations of the... More > Dargason jig and the reel Mary Mack, and starts with an attempt to capture some of the ornamented and decorated melody lines typical of Scottish bagpipes. The full 16-minute piece Gaelic Faram (Jig in Kiev) for 2 pianos and 2 percussionists was composed for the Kiev Piano Duo (Oleksandra Zaytseva and Dmytro Tavanets) for the Kiev "Chamber Music Session" Festival 2012. This new arrangement of a 6-minute scene from it, just for 2 pianos, was made in 2016 for the Australian Piano Duo (Vicky Yang & Maggie Chen), and first performed at Queensland Conservatorium of Music 23 September 2016.< Less
Scene from Gaelic Faram (Jig in Kiev): Piano 1 By John Pitts
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Piano 1 part. (Piano 2 part available separately). Scene from Gaelic Faram (Jig in Kiev) is a 6-minute, note-filled, virtuosic piece inspired by British folksong, and includes adaptations of the... More > Dargason jig and the reel Mary Mack, and starts with an attempt to capture some of the ornamented and decorated melody lines typical of Scottish bagpipes. The full 16-minute piece Gaelic Faram (Jig in Kiev) for 2 pianos and 2 percussionists was composed for the Kiev Piano Duo (Oleksandra Zaytseva and Dmytro Tavanets) for the Kiev "Chamber Music Session" Festival 2012. This new arrangement of a 6-minute scene from it, just for 2 pianos, was made in 2016 for the Australian Piano Duo (Vicky Yang & Maggie Chen).< Less
2 Piano Quartets: Piano part (and full scores) By John Pitts
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Two piano quartets (violin, viola, cello & piano) by British composer John Pitts. “Piano Quartet” (12 minutes) was the winning piece in the 2003 Philharmonia Orchestra Martin... More > Musical Scholarship Fund Composition Competition at the Royal Festival Hall in London, and first performed by the Fidelio Piano Quartet. “Typhoid” (5 minutes) was shortlisted by the Society for the Promotion of New Music, and first performed by the Contemporary Consort at The Warehouse, London. The viola part can be replaced by a clarinet – separate clarinet part included. [Violin, Viola/Clarinet, Cello & Piano]< Less
2 Piano Quartets: Violin part By John Pitts
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Two piano quartets (violin, viola, cello & piano) by British composer John Pitts. “Piano Quartet” (12 minutes) was the winning piece in the 2003 Philharmonia Orchestra Martin... More > Musical Scholarship Fund Composition Competition at the Royal Festival Hall in London, and first performed by the Fidelio Piano Quartet. “Typhoid” (5 minutes) was shortlisted by the Society for the Promotion of New Music, and first performed by the Contemporary Consort at The Warehouse, London. The viola part can be replaced by a clarinet – separate clarinet part included. [Violin, Viola/Clarinet, Cello & Piano]< Less
2 Piano Quartets: Cello part By John Pitts
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Two piano quartets (violin, viola, cello & piano) by British composer John Pitts. “Piano Quartet” (12 minutes) was the winning piece in the 2003 Philharmonia Orchestra Martin... More > Musical Scholarship Fund Composition Competition at the Royal Festival Hall in London, and first performed by the Fidelio Piano Quartet. “Typhoid” (5 minutes) was shortlisted by the Society for the Promotion of New Music, and first performed by the Contemporary Consort at The Warehouse, London. The viola part can be replaced by a clarinet – separate clarinet part included. [Violin, Viola/Clarinet, Cello & Piano] Cover photo © 2016 Charlie Groves, used by permission< Less
2 Piano Quartets: Viola (Clarinet) part By John Pitts
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Two piano quartets (violin, viola, cello & piano) by British composer John Pitts. “Piano Quartet” (12 minutes) was the winning piece in the 2003 Philharmonia Orchestra Martin... More > Musical Scholarship Fund Composition Competition at the Royal Festival Hall in London, and first performed by the Fidelio Piano Quartet. “Typhoid” (5 minutes) was shortlisted by the Society for the Promotion of New Music, and first performed by the Contemporary Consort at The Warehouse, London. The viola part can be replaced by a clarinet – separate clarinet part included. [Violin, Viola/Clarinet, Cello & Piano] Cover photo © 2016 Charlie Groves, used by permission< Less
Gaelic Faram (Jig in Kiev): Piano II part By John Pitts
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Designed as a companion piece for Bartok’s famous Sonata for 2 pianos and percussion, Gaelic Faram (Jig in Kiev) was composed for the Kiev Piano Duo (Oleksandra Zaytseva and Dmytro Tavanets)... More > and percussionists Dmytro Ulyanov and Yevhen Ulyanov for the final concert of the Kiev “Chamber Music Session” Festival 2012. Fully revised 2016. This is a note-filled, virtuosic piece inspired by British folksong, and includes adaptations of the Dargason jig and the reel Mary Mack, and starts with an attempt to capture some of the ornamented and decorated melody lines typical of Scottish bagpipes.< Less
Gaelic Faram (Jig in Kiev): Piano I part By John Pitts
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Designed as a companion piece for Bartok’s famous Sonata for 2 pianos and percussion, Gaelic Faram (Jig in Kiev) was composed for the Kiev Piano Duo (Oleksandra Zaytseva and Dmytro Tavanets)... More > and percussionists Dmytro Ulyanov and Yevhen Ulyanov for the final concert of the Kiev “Chamber Music Session” Festival 2012. Fully revised 2016. This is a note-filled, virtuosic piece inspired by British folksong, and includes adaptations of the Dargason jig and the reel Mary Mack, and starts with an attempt to capture some of the ornamented and decorated melody lines typical of Scottish bagpipes.< Less
Gaelic Faram (Jig in Kiev): Percussion I part By John Pitts
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Designed as a companion piece for Bartok’s famous Sonata for 2 pianos and percussion, Gaelic Faram (Jig in Kiev) was composed for the Kiev Piano Duo (Oleksandra Zaytseva and Dmytro Tavanets)... More > and percussionists Dmytro Ulyanov and Yevhen Ulyanov for the final concert of the Kiev “Chamber Music Session” Festival 2012. Fully revised 2016. This is a note-filled, virtuosic piece inspired by British folksong, and includes adaptations of the Dargason jig and the reel Mary Mack, and starts with an attempt to capture some of the ornamented and decorated melody lines typical of Scottish bagpipes.< Less