For Solo Viola
Igor Stravinsky / Kim Kashkashian (arr.)
- Viola arrangement of Stravinsky’s Suite italienne, from the 1920 ballet, Pulcinella
- Advanced level
- Arrangement by Grammy Award-winning violist and teacher Kim Kashkashian
Drawing on the composer’s transcriptions for violin (with Samuel Dushkin) and for cello (with Gregor Piatigorsky), Kim Kashkashian has produced a long-overdue viola version of this neoclassical masterpiece.
The choice of movements from Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite differs between those for violin and cello; Kashkashian has in turn made a slightly different selection comprising Introduzione, Serenata, Aria, Tarantella, Toccata and Minuetto e Finale.
A show-stopping addition to the repertory of modern viola music.