Chopin Funeral March
Elgar's orchestration of Chopin's Funeral March (from Piano Sonata No.2) was made in 1932 for His Master's Voice at the request of the BBC Symphony Orchestra. This is its first appearance in print.
Elgar's arrangement is in the key of C minor (Chopin's original key being B Flat minor).
ISBN : 978-1-873690-12-3
Duration : 7 minutes.
Orchestral requirements : 2+1 2+1 2+1 2+1 4 3 3 1 Timp Hp 2Perc Strings.
Difficulty : Straightforward.
Study score : Available from Acuta Music in a limited edition of 300 copies. Includes detailed Editorial commentary. See "Sales" bookmark for price and ordering details.
Orchestral parts, Conductor's full score : Available for sale from Goodmusic. Click here for a link to Goodmusic's Chopin Funeral March web page.
Copyright : Although Elgar's music is out of copyright, the Acuta Music and the Acuta/Goodmusic editions of the Chopin Funeral March constitute a "copyright edition" for the purposes of performance and recording, and should be disclosed as such on PRS or MCPS returns.