|By David Popper (1843-1913). Edited by Martin Rummel. For cello and piano. Difficulty: difficult. Score; Single Part. Op. 50.|
David Popper’s suite in six movements, “Im Walde” will be known to cellists predominantly
through cello and piano collections with the movements “Gnomentanz” and “Andacht”.
These popular movements are but two of six character pieces under the title “Im Walde” which
first appeared in Hamburg as his opus 50 in 1882.
This first modern edition is at the same time the first complete edition since 1882.
Edited by Martin Rummel, this publication offers two cello parts, one with David Popper’s
fingering and bowing and one modified for the modern cello by Martin Rummel.
- First modern edition of the complete suite
- Two cello parts, one with Popper’s fingering and bowing and one modified for the modern cello
- With helpful performance tips by the editor
- Moderate degree of difficulty
“… here we have a scholarly, beautifully produced edition which includes an extensive preface on
Popper's complicated personal life, his impressive career and also a comprehensive introduction,
including the historical background to cello playing and detailed suggestions concerning the
performance of these six pieces.“
(ESTA News & Views)