KSS31 Three Pastiches for piano

Piece details

  • Written for: Piano
  • Date composed: 1922
  • Dedicatee: Christopher à-Becket Williams (iii only)
  • Approximate duration (minutes): 13
  • Manuscript pages: 17
  • Manuscript location: Private collection
  • Comments: The three pastiches are:
    • Valse in D flat major, op.64, no.1 (Chopin);
    • Habanera from Carmen (Bizet);
    • Song of the Hindu Merchant, from Sadko (Rimsky-Korsakov).

Editions available from the Sorabji Archive

  • Critical edition (Marc-André Roberge), A4P. 32+50 pages.
    Price: £23 (paper), £10 (pdf)
    Right-click to download high resolution sample page: PDF PNG
  • Copyist’s manuscript (i only), A3P. 7 pages.
    Price: £12 (paper), £5 (pdf)
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  • Manuscript, A3P. 17 pages.
    Price: £12 (paper), £5 (pdf)
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Recordings

  • Michael Habermann (piano),
    Musical Heritage Society/MusicMasters MHS4271L (LP), MHC6271M (Cassette), MM20015 (LP), MM60015 (CD) (November 1980)
    Track 6 Pastiche on the Habanera from Bizet’s Carmen (4:38)
  • Michael Habermann (piano),
    Musical Heritage Society/MusicMasters MHS4811Y (LP), MHC6811Z (Cassette), MM20019 (LP), MM60019 (CD) (November 1982)
    Track 2 Pastiche on Hindu Merchant’s Song from Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sadko (4:05)
    Track 4 Pastiche on Chopin’s Waltz op.64 no.1 (4:13)
  • Michael Habermann (piano),
    ASV ZC AMM159 (Cassette), CD AMM159 (CD) (1988)
    Track 6 Pastiche on Hindu Merchant’s Song from Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sadko (4:05)
    Track 7 Pastiche on Chopin’s Waltz op.64 no.1 (4:13)
  • Carlo Grante (piano),
    Altarus Records AIR-CD9098 (1994)
    Track 2 Pastiche on the Habanera from Bizet’s Carmen (6:48)
  • Marc-André Hamelin (piano),
    Hyperion Records CDA67050 (1998)
    Track 16 Pastiche on Hindu Merchant’s Song from Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sadko (4:05)
  • Fredrik Ullén (piano),
    BIS Records BIS-CD-1083 (2000)
    Track 10 Pastiche on Chopin’s Waltz op.64 no.1 (4:44)
  • Michael Habermann (piano),
    British Music Society BMS427-429 (3CDs) (2004)
    Track 6 Pastiche on the Habanera from Bizet’s Carmen (4:38)
    Track 5 Pastiche on Hindu Merchant’s Song from Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sadko (4:05)
    Track 7 Pastiche on Chopin’s Waltz op.64 no.1 (4:13)
  • Michael Habermann (piano),
    Naxos 8.571363-65 (2015)
    Track 6 Pastiche on the Habanera from Bizet’s Carmen (4:38)
    Track 5 Pastiche on Hindu Merchant’s Song from Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sadko (4:05)
    Track 7 Pastiche on Chopin’s Waltz op.64 no.1 (4:13)
  • Eiji Nishimura (piano),
    JNCD1019 (2017)
    Track 10 Pastiche on the Hindu Merchant's Song from "Sadko" by Rimsky-Korsakov (4:19)

Performances

  • 19/03/1973 Neely Bruce (piano) [i]
    Smith Music Hall, University of Illinois, Urbana IL, USA
    Phoenix ’73: New Music for Keyboard
  • 11/05/1975 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Christ Church Parish Hall, Oyster Bay NY, USA
  • 20/06/1975 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Nassau Conservatory of Music, Rockville Center NY, USA
    Student Recital
  • 01/07/1975 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Westbury Library, Westbury NY, USA
  • 12/03/1976 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Quealy Hall, Molloy College, Rockville Center NY, USA
  • 21/03/1976 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Bryant Library, Roslyn NY, USA
  • 27/04/1976 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Westbury Library, Westbury NY, USA
  • 03/05/1976 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Music Building, Nassau Community College, Garden City NY, USA
    Lecture-recital
  • 10/05/1976 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Music Building, Nassau Community College, Garden City NY, USA
    Lecture-recital
  • 08/02/1977 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Great Hall, Post College, Greenvale NY, USA
    Student Recital
  • 03/04/1977 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Great Neck House, Great Neck NY, USA
  • 17/04/1977 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Quealy Hall, Molloy College, Rockville Center NY, USA
  • 24/04/1977 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    South Branch Public College Library, Farmingdale NY, USA
  • 22/05/1977 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York NY, USA
  • 13/11/1977 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Merrick Library, Merrick NY, USA
  • 18/11/1977 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    St Joseph’s College, Brentwood NY, USA
    Guest Classroom Presentation
  • 22/11/1977 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Great Hall, Post College, Greenvale NY, USA
    Student Recital
  • 19/09/1978 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Great Hall, Post College, Greenvale NY, USA
  • 27/09/1978 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Music Building, Nassau Community College, Garden City NY, USA
  • 06/10/1978 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Midland Center for the Arts, Midland MI, USA
    American Liszt Society Festival
  • 30/10/1978 Yonty Solomon (piano) [i]
    Dolman Theatre, Newport, Wales
    Newport Music Club
  • 19/05/1979 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    NY Great Hall, Post College, Greenvale, USA
  • 20/05/1979 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    South Huntington Library, South Huntington NY, USA
  • 09/08/1979 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    University of Maryland, College Park MD, USA
    International Piano Festival: Lecture-recital
  • 19/11/1979 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Talmadge Hall, Hollins College, Roanoke VA, USA
  • 16/12/1979 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Vogt Theater, Bloomfield Public Library, Bloomfield NJ, USA
  • 19/12/1979 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Great Hall, Post College, Greenvale NY, USA
  • 01/02/1980 Valerie Tryon (piano) [i]
    Walter Hall, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    New Music Concerts: Illustrated Lecture by Paul Rapoport
  • 28/03/1980 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Women’s Club Auditorium, Richmond VA, USA
  • 10/07/1981 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Back Door II, Baltimore MD, USA
  • 19/11/1984 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii,iii]
    West Shore Unitarian Church, Cleveland OH, USA
    Rocky River Chamber Music Society
  • 21/01/1993 Julian Saphir (piano) [ii,iii]
    British Music Information Centre, London, UK
  • 08/10/1993 Michael Habermann (piano) [iii]
    Ward Hall, Music Building, Catholic University of America, Washington DC, USA
    American Liszt Society Festival
  • 23/08/2001 Fredrik Ullén (piano)
    Rittersaal/Konzertsaal, Schloß vor Husum, Husum, Germany
    Raritäten der Klaviermusik
  • 29/06/2002 Tellef Johnson (piano) [iii]
    Red Mills, New York NY, USA
    Merchant Ivory Foundation Concert
  • 16/01/2004 Sandro Russo (piano) [ii]
    Hammell Music, 4110 Telegraph, Bloomfield Hills, New York NY, USA
  • 18/01/2004 Sandro Russo (piano) [ii]
    St Paul’s Episcopal Church, S Saginaw Street, New York NY, USA
  • 08/02/2004 Sandro Russo (piano) [ii]
    Unitarian Church, Staten Island, New York NY, USA
  • 15/02/2004 Sandro Russo (piano) [ii]
    Tenri Cultural Institute, New York NY, USA
    “The Composer-Pianist”
  • 31/01/2005 Sandro Russo (piano) [ii]
    Steinway Hall, New York NY, USA
  • 04/07/2009 Luis Mucillo (piano) [iii]
    Museo de Arte Hispanoamericano Isaac Fernández Blanco, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 05/06/2011 Nikolai Choubine (piano) [ii]
    St. Sava Cathedral Historical Complex, New York, USA
    Golden Key Music Festival, Master-Artist solo recital
  • 02/07/2012 Nikolai Choubine (piano) [ii]
    Steinway Hall, New York, USA
  • 09/04/2014 Mei-Yi Foo (piano) [iii]
    Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall, Hong Kong City, Hong Kong
  • 13/05/2014 Rodrigo Acevedo Traba (piano) [iii]
    Sala Xochipilli, Escuela Nacional de Música, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Final, Concurso Interno de Piano de la ENM
  • 13/06/2014 Chappell Kingsland (piano) [iii]
    First Unitarian Society of Denver, Denver CO, USA
    “Impressionism and Rock Piano”
  • 14/06/2014 Chappell Kingsland (piano) [iii]
    Home of Phyllis and John Bunting, Arvado CO, USA
    “Impressionism and Rock Piano”
  • 28/06/2014 Kit Armstrong (piano) [iii]
    Ordenssaal, Residenzschloss Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg, Germany
    Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele, Baden-Württemberg
  • 02/07/2014 Chappell Kingsland (piano) [iii]
    White Horse, Black Mountain NC, USA
    “Impressionism and Rock Piano”
  • 08/07/2014 Chappell Kingsland (piano) [iii]
    Sandy Spring Museum, Sandy Spring MD, USA
  • 02/10/2014 Mi-Jin Kim (piano) [ii]
    Recital Hall, College of Music Building, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, USA
  • 22/02/2015 Peter Mack (piano) [iii]
    PONCHO Concert Hall, Seattle, WA, USA
  • 18/09/2015 Mi-Jin Kim (piano) [ii]
    Voertman Hall, University of North Texas College of Music, Denton, TX, USA
    American Liszt Society Festival 2015

Broadcasts etc.

  • 18/05/1977 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    WNYC (radio), New York NY, USA [B]
  • 20/05/1977 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    WQXR (radio), New York NY, USA [+B]
    “The Listening Room” programme
  • 08/05/1978 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    WFUV (radio), New York NY, USA [B]
  • 12/10/1980 Valerie Tryon (piano) [i]
    Home of William Marsh, Newtown PA, USA [+]
    Delius Society (Philadelphia branch) meeting: Lecture by Paul Rapoport
  • ??/03/1981 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    US National Public Radio (many stations), , USA [B]
    “Grand Piano” programme
  • 17/03/1983 Michael Habermann (piano) [i]
    McGill University, Montréal, Canada [+]
    Illustrated Lecture
  • 01/08/1983 Michael Habermann (piano)
    WFUY (radio), New York NY, USA [+B]
    “Concert Grande” programme
  • 14/02/1986 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    BBC Radio 3, London, UK [+B]
  • 13/04/1987 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    BBC Radio 3, London, UK [+R]
  • 11/04/1988 Michael Habermann (piano) [i]
    BBC Radio 3, London, UK [+B]
  • 26/07/1988 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    Cleveland Lodge (home of Lady Susi Jeans), Dorking, UK [+]
    Organists’ Summer School: Illustrated Lecture
  • 13/06/1990 Michael Habermann (piano)
    KPBX Radio, Spokane WA, USA [+B]
    “Chamber Music” programme
  • 09/08/1992 Michael Habermann (piano) [i]
    Radio Bremen, Bremen, Germany [+B]
    Hauptabteilung E-Musik, Redaktion Neue Musik
  • 14/08/1992 Michael Habermann (piano) [i]
    BBC Radio 3, London, UK [+B]
    “On Air” programme
  • 29/10/1992 Yonty Solomon (piano) [i,ii]
    École de Musique, Salle Henri-Gagnon Université Laval, Québec, Canada [+]
    Sorabji centenary lecture (Marc-André Roberge)
  • 23/12/1995 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    WGDR (Radio), Northfield VT, USA [B]
  • 15/08/1998 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    WGDR (Radio), Northfield VT, USA [B]
  • 16/05/1999 Marc-André Hamelin (piano) [iii]
    ABC (Radio), Sydney, Australia [B]
  • 02/08/1999 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    WUGA (Radio), Athens GA, USA [B]
  • 05/02/2001 Michael Habermann (piano) [iii]
    WUGA (Radio), Athens GA, USA [+B]
  • 08/05/2001 Marc-André Hamelin (piano) [iii]
    WDR (Radio), Köln, Germany [B]
  • 25/02/2002 Fredrik Ullén (piano) [i]
    Channel 2, Swedish Broadcasting Corporation, Stockholm, Sweden [B]
  • 08/06/2002 Fredrik Ullén (piano) [i]
    BBC Radio 3, London, UK [+B]
    “Listeners’ Choice”
  • 10/07/2002 Fredrik Ullén (piano) [i]
    WDR (Radio), Köln, Germany [+B]
    Klassik Forum
  • 12/11/2002 Marc-André Hamelin (piano) [iii]
    Channel 2, Swedish Broadcasting Corporation, Stockholm, Sweden [+B]
    Tonsättarpianisterna — pianotonsättarna
  • 02/07/2005 Fredrik Ullén (piano) [i]
    Swedish National Radio, channel P2, Stockholm, Sweden [+B]
    På blanka förmiddagen
  • 17/01/2006 Marc-André Hamelin (piano) [iii]
    Wisconsin Public Radio, , USA [+B]
  • 12/03/2006 Marc-André Hamelin (piano) [iii]
    NRK P2, Oslo, Norway [+B]
  • 12/08/2006 Marc-André Hamelin (piano) [iii]
    Wisconsin Public Radio, , USA [+B]
  • 28/05/2007 Michael Habermann (piano) [iii]
    BBC Radio 3, London, UK [+B]
    Classical Collection
  • 30/05/2007 Michael Habermann (piano) [ii]
    BBC Radio 3, London, UK [+B]
    Classical Collection
  • 01/06/2007 Michael Habermann (piano) [i]
    BBC Radio 3, London, UK [+B]
    Classical Collection
  • 05/11/2009 Fredrik Ullén (piano) [i]
    BBC Radio 3, London, UK [+B]
    Classical Collection
  • 29/03/2011 Marc-André Hamelin (piano) [iii]
    Netherlands Radio: Radio 4, Hilversum, Netherlands [+B]
    De ochtend van 4
  • 19/04/2014 Mei-Yi Foo (piano) [iii]
    RTHK Hong Kong, Radio 4, Hong Kong City, Hong Kong [B]
    “Live on 4” (see 090414)