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Balys Dvarionas
Little Suite

Year of Composition:  1952
Duration:  20
Instrumentation:  pf
Samples:   Score    Audio

Cycle of 8 piano pieces


Prelude (1949)

Waltz in A minor (1949)

Little Windmill (1949)

Waltz in G minor (1950)

Little Rhapsody (1952)

Theme and Variations (1950)

Nocturne (1951)

Dance (in imitation of the skudučiai) (1951)


Published scores:

Vilnius: Valstybinė grožinės literatūros leidykla, 1956

Moskva: Muzgiz, 1958
Vilnius: Vaga, 1975
Vilnius: Muzika, 1992
Chicago: Muzikos žinios, 1957 (Dance)
Leningrad: Muzyka, 1966 (Waltz in A minor)
Rugučiai. Akordeonas, 2. - Vilnius: Vaga, 1964 (Little Rhapsody; Dance)
Pjesės pučiamųjų orkestrui. - Vilnius: Vaga, 1967 (Waltz in A minor)
Pjesy litovskich kompozitorov dlia fortepijano. - Moskva: Sovetskij kompozitor, 1968 (Theme and Variations)
Prie gintaro kranto. Lietuvių kompozitorių pjesių ir ištraukų iš baletų rinkinys. - Vilnius: LTSR Liaudies meno rūmai, 1969 (Prelude; Waltz in A minor; Dance)
Ansambli dla dvukh skripok, vyp. 4. - Leningrad: Sovetskiy kompozitor, 1971 (Waltz)
Pjesy dlia fortepijano, vyp.4. - Moskva: Sovetskiy kompozitor, 1975 (Dance)
Pjesės akordeonų ansambliams. - Vilnius: Vaga, 1975 (Waltz in A minor; Dance)
Detskije pjesy kompozitorov Pribaltiki. - Moskva: Sovetskiy kompozitor, 1976 (Theme and Variations)
B. Dvarionas. Kūriniai fortepijonui. - Vilnius: Vaga, 1981 (Theme and Variations; Little Rhapsody)
Piesi za cigulka. - Sofija: Izdatelstvo muzika, 1981 (Prelude)
Albom nachinayushchego gitarista, vyp. 20. - Moskva: Sovetskiy kompozitor, 1985 (Preliude)
Pyesy dlya fortepiano, vyp.12. - Moskva: Sovetskiy kompozitor, 1986 (Waltz in G minor)
Pyesy dlya fortepiano, vyp.13. - Moskva: Sovetskiy kompozitor, 1987 (Little Windmill)
Kompozitory sovetskikh respublik - detiam. - Leningrad: Muzyka, 1988 (Waltz)
Sonatiny i variacii, vyp. 7. - Leningrad: Sovetskiy kompozitor, 1988 (Theme and Variations)
Muzyka dla detei. - Moskva: Sovetskiy kompozitor, 1989 (Prelude)
Albom dla detei. Proizvedeniya dlya shestistrunnoi gitary, vyp. 3. - Moskva: Muzyka, 1989 (Preliude)
Pjesy dlya fortepiano, vyp. 14. - Moskva: Sovetskiy kompozitor, 1990 (Waltz)
Legkiye skripishniye duety. - Moskva: Muzyka, 1990 (Preliude)
Khrestomatiya dlya fleity. Pyesy. - Moskva: Muzyka, 1990 (Preliude)
B. Dvarionas. Pjesės jauniesiems smuikininkams. - Vilnius: Muzika, 1992 (Waltz in G minor)
Kūriniai klarnetui, 2. - Vilnius: Leidybos centras, 1995 (Preliude)
Kūriniai klarnetui, 3. - Vilnius: Leidybos centras, 1996 (Waltz)
Kamen: Karthause-Schmülling, 2004


Released recordings:
LP Balys Dvarionas. Pjesės fortepijonui, Melodiya C10-06329-30, 1976 (perf. Aldona Dvarionaitė)

CD Balys Dvarionas. Piano Works, Vilnius Recording Studio VSCD-023, 1997 (perf. Aldona Dvarionaitė)
CD Balys Dvarionas. Composer, pianist, conductor. Lietuvos radijas LRCD0037-1, 2004 (perf. Balys Dvarionas)

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