These are the pieces by the Russian and world authors, having caught fancy among the folk instruments players. Performers and teachers are used to address to the piano and violin heritage written initially for flute, hautboy and other instruments. Balalaika's immense technical and expressive abilities were discovered, experienced and confirmed in concert practice.
This exact collection includes arrangements for balalaika, which may be performed precisely according to their originals. Here are given the detailed indications of fingering, strokes, deciphered melismata etc. The collected pieces have enjoyed their popularity in concert and educational practice.
Hopefully this collection of arrangements for balalaika shall be the cream of crops in either educational or concert repertoire of any balalaika performer.
S. Taneyev. MARCH
Ts. Kyui. ORIENTAL MELODY
M. Balakirev. POLKA
L. Boccherini. ALLEGRO
J. Senaille. VIVACE
P. D. Paradisi. SONATA