Transcribed by Luigi Silva for cello and piano. Joc Cu Bata, Braul, Pe Loc, Buciumeana, Poara Romaneasca, Maruntel. (There is an alternate edition on the site Romanian Folk Dances transcribed by Hywel Davies) There are variations between editions including which octave a passage is in, sometimes an alternate key, and sometimes no difference at all as you work through the six folk songs. Silva has been the go-to edition for years.
Transcribed by Serly from the concerto for viola and orchestra. *This is a special order, POD (print on demand) and we have limited quantity in stock. This is the cello solo part only; no piano reduction.
Hywel Davies has arranged the suite for cello with piano accompaniment. Contents: Stick Dance • Sash Dance • In One Spot • Dance from Bucsum • Romanian Polka • Fast Dance. This edition varies a bit from the Luigi Silva Roumanian Folk Dances: a key change in No. 3, an octave reversal in another piece. Certainly the font is more readable, larger in this edition. Someone said this was “an easier edition” but only in a handful of passages Still includes three clefs, notes are empirically the same.
Fluency in tenor clef is required for this five-movement work. Fun, lively, and about the level of Suzuki Book 5-6. 1 Bouree d’Auvergne, 2 Chanson d’Alsace, 3 Chanson de Bresse, 4 Berceuse populaire francaise, 5 Montagnarde d’Auvergne.