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Topic: Flight of the Bumblebee transcriptions  (Read 4353 times)

Offline willcowskitz

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Flight of the Bumblebee transcriptions
on: March 01, 2003, 11:31:44 PM
Everyone knows the piece Flight of the Bumblebee by Rimsky-Korsakov, and probably the piano transcription by Rachmaninoff at least as well. Have any of you played the transcription by Joseph Strimer? How many different transcriptions are there actually?

I made a midi of the Strimer's version since I happen to have the sheet for it. Try it, its way different from Rachmaninoff's!


Offline pskim

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Re: Flight of the Bumblebee transcriptions
Reply #1 on: March 02, 2003, 09:54:53 AM
I know of one other by Cziffra, which is mega mega hard.  It's and octave etude.

Offline 10Fingers

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Re: Flight of the Bumblebee transcriptions
Reply #2 on: March 02, 2003, 12:31:14 PM
I also know the transcriptions of cziffra. well, it's far too hard indeed. but there's another easier one by zoltan koczis.

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