Chester Variations for Piano

Based On William Biling's Hymn and Marching Song Of The American Revolution

William Schuman

Solo Part
Performing Ensemble: Piano Unaccompanied
Item Number: 440-40016
Number of Pages: 14
Duration: 0:06:00
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Print Status: In Print

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A 6-minute work derived from Schuman's band overture 'Chester'. Commissioned for the 8th Van Cliburn Intl.Piano Competition by Mrs. W.W. Lynch and the Pianists Foundation of America in memory of Mildred Foster. Schuman's sense of identity with early American composer William Billings is evident in the straight-forward yet passionate development of the Revolutionary War hymn tune theme. Medium.

Chester Variations for Piano

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Commission Commissioned for the Eighth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition by Mrs. W.W. Lynch an the Pianist Foundation of America in memory of Mildred Foster

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