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26 July 2016

Press release by Schott Music

Russian Folk Tunes for Piano

• Variety of Russian and Ukrainian folk styles covered
• Includes short history of Russian music
• Recordings of all tunes on the accompanying CD
• Grades 3 to 8 (intermediate to advanced)

Following on from earlier successful piano titles in the Schott World Music series (Argentinian Tango and Folk Tunes for Piano; Klezmer Piano Collection) Julian Rowlands now presents a collection of 25 Russian folk tunes in imaginative arrangements for solo piano.

The collection includes notes on the history of Russian folk music, as well as a CD recording of all pieces. German and French translations of all texts are available as free PDF downloads.

Suitable for players of grades 3-8.

Sample Content:
• Ah, You, Wide Steppe
• Along the Peterskaya Road
• At the Gates
• Chubchik Kutcheravy (Curly Forelock)
• Kai Yo Bergi? (Where are the Mountains?)
• Kalinka (The Snowball Tree)
• Luchinushka
• Ochi Chyornye (Dark Eyes)
• Song of the Volga Boatmen
• Yablochko (Little Apple)


Your contact for further information:
Shannon Luk
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7534 0744
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7534 0749
48 Great Marlborough Street
London W1F 7BB, U.K.