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Czardas – Monti

Composed by Italian composor Vittorio Monti (1868-1922) in 1904, Csárdás was originally written for violin, mandolin or piano, and runs for about four and a half minutes. Written in seven different sections, it alternates tempo and occasionally key to add interest and excitement.

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Piece Details

Graded repertoire

ABRSMTrinityAMEBSassmanshaus (ViolinMasterClass.com)SuzukiRCMLCM
Grade 6Level 4Grade 8

Technical requirements

Keys: D minor, D Major

Time Signatures: 2/4, C

Notes used: A A#/Bb B C C#/Db D D#/Eb E F F#/Gb G G#/Ab
Range: G3-E6 (plus harmonics)
Standard open strings are G3, D4, A4, E5.

Double stops: Simple (use at least one open string) – Duple (no open strings)

Rhythmic range: Semiquavers to Minums (plus grace notes)

Key strokes

DetacheMarteleStaccatoSpiccatoLegato
SautilleRicochetString CrossingChordsArtificial Harmonics

Positions

FirstSecondThirdFourth
FifthSixthSeventhEighth
NinethTenthEleventhTwelth and above

Sheet Music

Link to IMSLP – Link to edited copy.

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