This highly virtuosic concert piece, composed in 1863, is one of the works that Saint-Saëns wrote especially for his friend Pablo deSarasate. The great violin virtuosos of the 19th century delighted their audiences with it - first the dedicatee himself, then later, most notably, Eugène Ysae. It's a kind of fantasy waltz in the Spanish manner, enchanting in its effect, wrote a music critic back in 1876. Today, this work is in the repertoire of all the great violinists. The Henle Urtext edition is the first-ever xritical edition of this work. The solo part has been annotated by Augustin Hadelich.
|Catalog Number||51481238 / HN1238|
|Publisher||Henle Urtext Edition|
|Series||Henle Music Folios|