Chanson Arabe et Danse Orientale – Full Score
The symphonic poem Sheherazade belongs to a series of Rimsky-Korsakov’s symphonic poems. This music is characterized by a particularly colorful instrumentation. Also it is an expression of the enthusiasm of the former Russian econmy for everything that is oriental. Rimsky- Korsakov used in this work as the basis, the story of the “Thousand and One Nights”.
This version is based on Frits Kreisler’ s version of Scheherazade and arranged for (small) Symphony Orchestra (*2*222/2110/Timp/Str 18.104.22.168.2 (at least))