Newsletter - Presto Sheet Music News - July 2017

by James Longstaffe. 18th July 2017

Welcome to our July sheet music newsletter, including information regarding our current promotions. This month we've launched special offers on titles published by Boosey & Hawkes and Alfred Music, with 25% off their entire catalogues. We also have our selection of new sheet music publications, featuring titles from a range of instrumental categories.

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Special Offer - 25% off Boosey & Hawkes

25% off Boosey Formed in 1930 through the merger of two well-established British music businesses, Boosey & Hawkes boasts an impressive catalogue of over 8,000 items. It is especially known for its range of twentieth-century and contemporary composers, including John Adams, Elliott Carter, Harrison Birtwistle, Steve Reich, Leonard Bernstein, Richard Strauss, Copland, Stravinsky and many others. Until the end of August we are offering 25% off their entire range of publications.

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Special Offer - 25% off Alfred Music

Up to 25% off Alfred Alfred Music produces educational, reference, pop, and performance materials spanning every instrument, style, and difficulty level. Published artists and composers include Bruce Springsteen, Cole Porter, George Gershwin, and The Rolling Stones, as well as music from Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, and many other films. Until the end of August we are offering 25% off their entire catalogue of over 40,000 items.

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Special Offer - 20% off Henle Verlag

20% off Henle Henle Verlag was founded in 1948 by Günter Henle with the aim of producing Urtext editions of the great Classical compositions. Exclusively printed and bound in Bavaria, Henle's scores are engraved by first-class craftsmen, and are used by amateurs and professionals alike as reliable editions that are practical and durable. Until the end of July we are offering 20% off over 1,500 Henle titles.

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New ABRSM Woodwind Syllabus 2018

25% off Faber The new woodwind syllabus for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music has just been announced (for first examination in 2018), and the supporting publications of selected pieces, scales, arpeggios, and sight-reading have now been published and are in stock.

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New Sheet Music Publications

Béla Bartók: Piano Anthology

Bartók is regarded as one of the most important composers of the twentieth century. This collection of selected piano works is a rich source of his most popular pieces, including the two complete volumes of For Children, Allegro barbaro, Romanian Folk Dances, and several other works.

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The Library Of Jazz Piano

This collection of more than sixty of the finest jazz piano pieces of all time includes songs written by Hoagy Carmichael, Michel Legrand, Richard Rodgers, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Jerome Kern, and many others.

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Debussy: Nocturne for Violin and Piano

Originally intended for the Belgian violinist, Eugène Ysaÿe, this piece by Debussy was left unfinished after Ysaÿe told him he would not be able to give the première in Brussels as planned for financial reasons. Debussy scholar Robert Orledge now offers his own completion of the piece from the sketches, presented here in a reduction for violin and piano.

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The Chester Flute Anthology

Fourteen popular pieces for flute with piano accompaniment, featuring selected works from the major exam board syllabuses, spanning Grades 5 to 8 and beyond. Includes pull-out part, and performance notes by Trevor Wye.

Also available for oboe, clarinet, alto saxophone, and bassoon.

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James Bond Play-Along Book for Flute

Solo arrangements of twelve hit themes from James Bond movies, including favourites such as Diamonds are Forever, Goldfinger, You Only Live Twice, Skyfall, and many others. The book includes access to online audio demonstration and backing tracks that allow instrumentalists to slow down the audio without changing pitch.

Also available for several other woodwind, brass, and string instruments.

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Radiohead: The Acoustic Guitar Songbook

Put together for the first time in one book, this artist-approved songbook contains over twenty of the greatest guitar songs from Radiohead. Spanning their entire career to date, each song is transcribed for acoustic guitar in standard notation and tab, with melody line and chord boxes.

Also available for electric guitar.

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Coldplay: Kaleidoscope (Piano, Vocal & Guitar)

Kaleidoscope is the thirteenth EP release by Coldplay. This book is arranged for Piano, Vocal and Guitar in a clear and easy-to-read format, including chord symbols. Songs included with this title are All I Can Think About Is You, Something Just Like This (Tokyo Remix), Miracles (Someone Special), A L I E N S, and Hypnotised.

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Handel: Orlando, HWV31 (Vocal Score)

The vocal score for this new Bärenreiter edition of Handel's Orlando (based on the Halle Handel Edition) has been meticulously revised in many details, and includes singing text in both Italian and German.

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Art Songs For Children: 13 Songs for the Young Classical Voice

Designed to encourage lyrical singing in a young person's voice, this book contains art songs chosen for the typical child's treble voice up to about the age of twelve or thirteen, as well as folksong arrangements in the spirit of art songs. Recorded accompaniments can be accessed online for streaming or download.

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Edward Elgar: Seven Anthems

This publication contains revised versions of seven of Edward Elgar's choral pieces (six for SATB choir, and one for SA choir, all with organ accompaniment). Works included are: The Spirit of the Lord is Upon Me (from The Apostles); Fear not, O Land; O hearken Thou; They are at rest; and three choruses from The Light of Life.

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