6 Caprices, Op.43 (Arensky, Anton)

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First edition

Publisher Info.:

Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.[1898]. Plates 22076-22081


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Page 5 of Caprice No.3 is missing. Oh. It seems to have been replaced by a page from another Caprice. I see. We don't know who scanned this, unfortunately. We can try to find another source, though...
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General Information

Work Title 6 Caprices
Alternative Title
Composer Arensky, Anton
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.43
Movements/Sections 6 pieces
  1. Allegro molto (A minor)
  2. Vivace (A major)
  3. Andante sostenuto (C major)
  4. Allegro (G major)
  5. Andantino (D major)
  6. Allegro moderato (B major)
First Publication 1898 – Moscow: P. Jurgenson. Plates 22076-22081.
Dedication Alexander Siloti
Average Duration 12–14 minutes
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano
External Links All Music Guide

Misc. Comments

Buechner in her introduction to a Dover reprint (2012) of Arensky piano works that includes the Caprices claims these, and Près de la mer, as among the two finest examples of this style of his writing (meant as a compliment.) - Schissel

Both complete recordings on CD are somewhat more than 13 minutes in all (13:10, 13:25).

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