Scent of a Woman, Tango (Por Una Cabeza)Repertoire: Scent of a Woman, Tango (Por Una Cabeza)
From Peter Ferreira
Can someone help me find the sheet music arrangement (John Williams arr.) of the above song as played by Perlman or Vadim Repin.
Can't find it anywhere!!
From Erika MillenIt's not published -- or at least it wasn't as of last year. My husband performed this for a pops concert, and the conductor had to contact John Williams directly to arrange for a loan of the music. The parts were entirely handwritten when they arrived.
Posted on April 12, 2005 at 03:17 PM
From Kelsey Z.I have the music for an arrangement by Andrew Thompson. I've only got the violin part (originally violin and piano) and I'm not entirely sure where I picked it up, but that might help.
Posted on April 12, 2005 at 07:47 PM
From Keri OttosonGood luck with this one. I recall my high school orchestra wanted to play this piece in a competition years ago, but the publisher would not give us permission to perform the piece (some kind of odd copyright law.) I am not sure who the publisher was, but it was a handwritten edition.
Posted on April 13, 2005 at 02:58 AM
From Martin UsherI have actually arranged a version of this for string quartet if you are interested (i'm not saying it's much good - but we use it for weddings etc and it seems to go down quite well!).
Posted on April 13, 2005 at 03:05 PM
From Peter FerreiraThank you for your help.
Posted on April 13, 2005 at 04:48 PM
I'm trying to find the J.W. edition for solo with orchestra or piano. I have the original by Gardel.
From Clint N.I sent Peter the contact information for this work.
Posted on April 26, 2005 at 12:26 AM
As Erika posted, for much music from films there is only one set of orchestra parts often in manuscript only.
The solo part is only available with the orchestration when an orchestra signs a contract to rent the score and parts for a performance.
From Peter FerreiraThank You Clint.
Posted on April 26, 2005 at 01:05 AM
From Mike ShackelfordI found it written for violin and piano here: http://www.todotango.com/english/biblioteca/partituras/partitura_print.asp?id=224
Posted on June 6, 2005 at 11:37 PM
From Mister BrucieWe(the Spokane Symphony) just performed this about a month ago. The parts were printed, not handwritten, and I wasn't aware of any complications as far as getting the music or getting permission to perform it. So it's out there - I don't know how much it costs though.
Posted on June 7, 2005 at 05:01 AM
From Peter FerreiraMister,
Posted on June 9, 2005 at 03:12 PM
According to Jamie Richardson
"It would not be possible for us to make a general policy of loaning this music out since John is not the publisher of "Por Una Cabeza" and the general distribution of this music would need to be authorized by them. We hope an agreement to include this arrangement is John's Hal Leonard Signature Series may be reached soon and at that point the arrangement will be available for anyone to perform. "
From Gerome Stewart
Posted on March 5, 2009 at 03:26 AM
I posted this earlier but don't know if many people saw it:
Yes friends it is finally here... the music we have all be waiting for....The tango from "Scent of A Woman", Por Una Cabeza!!! The title is "Tango (Por Una Cabeza)." It is for solo violin and piano.
Lyrics by Alfredo Le Pera
Music by Carlos Gardel
Arranged for Itzhak Perlman by John Williams
It is published by Hal Leonard and the sku is HL00842193. For those of you ALSO looking for the tango from Addams Family Values, it is currently out of print (but you might be able to find it on ebay or something like I did).
The title is "Tango from Addam's Family Values" for Solo Violin and Piano
By Vic Mizzy and Marc Shaiman
Arranged by Marc Shaiman
Adapted for violin and piano by Patrick Russ
It was written for Gil Shaham and Jonathan Feldman and the sku is HL00841524. To my knowledge there isn't a recording anywhere but hopefully someone will eventually do it.
Enjoy you guys!!
From Martin Butler
Posted on March 7, 2009 at 01:01 PM
I just did a violin/viola duet for this piece in Sibelius. Happy to share it but I don't know how to post it.
From Carrie Gisse
Posted on April 18, 2009 at 12:14 AM
We sell the Williams/Perlman arrangement at Southwest Strings. They are flying out the door, but we get shipments in every two weeks or so.
From Nigel Keay
Posted on April 18, 2009 at 07:22 AM
Martin, one way for Sibelius useres to share arrangements is to sign up to SibeliusMusic, then just put a link to it there.
From nada ahmed
Posted on December 3, 2009 at 07:42 PM
wooow thank you ;)
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