Arensky - Elegia - for cello and piano


Arensky - Elegia - for cello and piano. You can download the PDF sheet music Arensky - Elegia - for cello and piano on this page. This unique cello composition - is the classical sample composition for string instrument by this well-known composer.

Arensky was born in a music-loving, affluent family in Novgorod, Russia. He was musically precocious and had composed a number of songs and piano pieces by the age of nine. With his mother and father, he moved to Saint Petersburg in 1879, after which he studied composition at the Saint Petersburg Conservatory with Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. After graduating from the Saint Petersburg Conservatory in 1882, Arensky became a professor at the Moscow Conservatory. Among his students there were Alexander Scriabin, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Alexander Gretchaninov. In 1895 Arensky returned to Saint Petersburg as the director of the Imperial Choir, a post for which he had been recommended by Mily Balakirev. He retired from this position in 1901, living off a comfortable pension and spending his remaining time as a pianist, conductor, and composer..
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PDF format sheet music

Cello part: 2 pages. 121 K

 

Piano part: 3 pages. 241 K

 

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