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#405376 - 10/10/01 11:26 AM Have you heard of...
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Registered: 05/25/01
Posts: 116
Loc: Plano, tx
I have a friend on the board of the Plano Symphony with me who is a collector of original scores. He has a manuscript by Saint-Saens for 2 pianos entitled Grand Valse de Concert. We can't find this piece listed anywhere and are thinking (hoping!) that this might be a lost piece waiting for a world premiere. So my question - have any of you heard of this piece? Andrew?

Thanks Alex

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#405377 - 10/10/01 12:28 PM Re: Have you heard of...
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Registered: 05/26/01
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Loc: McAllen, TX
I believe that it is a transcription of a one-piano solo piece by the same title. Unfortunately, I've only heard the solo version, but I'm going to the music library at school today and will see if I can dig up the score or any publishing info for you if no one else already has it.

Edit:

You actually may have a world premiere on your hands; I couldn't find any mention of it in complete works lists in the bios or a copy of the score in out library index.

[ October 10, 2001: Message edited by: Brendan ]
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#405378 - 10/11/01 06:32 AM Re: Have you heard of...
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Registered: 05/26/01
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Loc: Singapore
wow this is so exciting!! a world premiere... \:\)

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#405379 - 10/11/01 09:05 AM Re: Have you heard of...
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Registered: 05/26/01
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Loc: Denver, Colorado
No, Alex. I have not heard of this piece. I remember prior to the CD era VoxBox produced Saint-Saens complete piano music across several 3-LP boxes. At the time I was a poor college student I spotted them in a local used Book/Music store. They're, I remember, in mint condition. Now I regretted not plunking down the money to grab them. Just wonder if that series has the piece you mentioned...

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#405380 - 10/12/01 07:21 AM Re: Have you heard of...
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Registered: 05/27/01
Posts: 219
Never heard of it Alex, but I've found this link:
http://www.oup-usa.org/toc/tc_0198163207.html

Guess you'll have to buy it or find it in the library though \:\(

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#405381 - 10/12/01 09:04 AM Re: Have you heard of...
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Registered: 10/05/01
Posts: 27
Loc: Dallas
Sounds interesting. Not that I know anything about it, but I live in Plano too, and I have heard and played with the Plano Symphony a few times. Tell him to keep up the good work, and hope he finds the score, ok, Alex?
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#405382 - 10/12/01 12:05 PM Re: Have you heard of...
Alex Offline
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Posts: 116
Loc: Plano, tx
Diarmuid,

That looks like a good source. Any of you college students out there, can you maybe please check your libraries to see if you have the book?

I'm still hoping that it's a find!

aznlilies2001,

First, what kind of identifier is aznlilies2001? Also, I need season ticket subscibers for PSO.

Alex

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#405383 - 10/12/01 04:54 PM Re: Have you heard of...
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Registered: 05/26/01
Posts: 5325
Loc: McAllen, TX
Ahhhhhhh, not only do you now spell Liszt's name with an "x" (Lixt???????), but you don't read my posts. \:D

I looked for it at school and couldn't find it; either mention of it in complete works lists or in bios.
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#405384 - 10/12/01 06:42 PM Re: Have you heard of...
Diarmuid Offline
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Registered: 05/27/01
Posts: 219
Follow this link:
http://www.oup-usa.org/isbn/0198163207.html

Looks like it hasn't been published yet, but is due very soon. Pretty expensive though!

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#405385 - 10/14/01 10:04 AM Re: Have you heard of...
Alex Offline
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Registered: 05/25/01
Posts: 116
Loc: Plano, tx
Brendxn,

Not true. As great as the library at CCM is (probably the greatest music library in the whole darn world ;\) ), I was asking for others to see if their library had the above mentioned book that I now see is not published yet.

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