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 New Publications  New Sheet Music Publications - September 2017

Welcome to our monthly hand-picked selection of new sheet music publications, featuring titles from a range of instrumental categories. Highlights this month include a collection of piano music by British and American composers, music from the film Pirates Of The Caribbean - Dead Men Tell No Tales, guitar TAB for Radiohead's latest album, OK Computer OKNOTOK 1997-2017, and many others.

Piano Music by British and American Composers

A collection of twenty-six pieces by seventeen leading composers of the twentieth century, including Leonard Bernstein, Benjamin Britten, Aaron Copland, Frederick Delius, Peter Maxwell Davies, Ned Rorem, and others. The pieces are aimed at players from intermediate to early advanced level.

Available Format: Sheet Music

The Intermediate Pianist, Book 1

This course has been specifically written to help students progress through the intermediate stages of learning the piano, using carefully chosen repertoire, quick studies, key technical information, and musicianship activities. Note-reading will be improved, technique developed and a greater understanding of style and music theory will be gained.

Books 2 and 3 also available.

Available Format: Sheet Music

Jazz on a Winter's Night Volume 2 - Ten Christmas Classics for Jazz Piano

Following the success of the first volume, this collection features sophisticated new jazz arrangements of Christmas classics, including Let it snow!, Rudolph, the red-nosed reindeer, Away in a manger, and Past three o'clock. Several styles are represented, from swing and stride to boogaloo and calypso, and the expertly recorded CD, by Nikki Iles, helps with interpretation.

Available Format: Sheet Music

The Piano Teacher's Survival Guide

From preparing for the very first lesson to mastering fiendish fingering and performance anxiety, this inspirational guide helps teachers nurture and support students at every level and develop a love of the piano. With musical communication at its heart, this book tackles universal issues and common frustrations faced by all pianists as well as improving and developing teaching skills and piano technique.

Available Format: Book

Piano Sketches Duets Book 1

A collection of new pieces for exploring the art of duet playing, suitable for students working at the 'easy' technical level. As well as being great fun to play, these pieces offer pianists an adventure in texture, melody, and harmony, and will help to develop good ensemble playing.

Book 2 also available.

Available Format: Sheet Music

Pirates Of The Caribbean - Dead Men Tell No Tales (Piano Solo)

The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise is back with the 2017 release of Dead Men Tell No Tales. This folio for piano solo features ten pieces from the soundtrack penned by Geoff Zanelli, and includes eight pages of colour artwork from the film.

Available Format: Sheet Music

80 Graded Studies for Violin - Book One

Studies are an established part of every instrumentalist’s training. This book brings together a broad selection of repertoire including works by famous pedagogues such as Wohlfahrt, Schradieck and Kayser, as well as folksongs, lesser-known gems, contemporary studies, and some original compositions.

Book 2 also available.

Available Format: Sheet Music

Gershwin: 3 Preludes for Oboe and Piano

Inspired by Chopin's 24 Préludes, Gershwin began to write his own: he presented three of them at a concert on 4th December, 1926. These Preludes combine classical moments and jazz elements into an effective whole. Thanks to the present arrangement, these charming miniatures are now available in a version for oboe with piano accompaniment.

Available Format: Sheet Music

Improve your sight-reading! Clarinet Grades 1-3 (New Edition)

This new edition is designed to help overcome all the stumbling blocks to successful sight-reading. Step by step you will build up a complete picture of each piece, firstly through rhythmic, melodic and technical exercises, then by studying prepared pieces and finally 'going solo' with a series of meticulously graded sight-reading pieces. It contains completely new material throughout and has been brought up to date to match the latest ABRSM sight-reading criteria.

Grades 4-5 also available.

Available Format: Sheet Music

The Novello Guide To Sight-Singing

Using a range of interactive digital features, renowned choral educators Ralph Allwood and Timothy Teague take the user from the very basics of sight-reading to a level at which they can sing confidently in a choir. This guide provides clear explanations, exercises, tips and tricks on basic music theory, scales and stepwise motion, larger intervals, and awkward leaps, and encourages effective reading of choral scores using examples from popular repertoire.

Available Format: Book

Radiohead: OK Computer OKNOTOK 1997-2017 (Guitar TAB)

Radiohead’s OK Computer OKNOTOK 1997-2017 album topped the UK charts in the week of its release, following the band’s third headline appearance at the Glastonbury Festival in June 2017. This official songbook, arranged for guitar, features the original twelve tracks from the 1997 OK Computer album, plus three unreleased tracks and eight B-sides.

Available Format: Sheet Music

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Sheet Music Collection (Piano, Vocal & Guitar)

Twenty-five favourites spanning Andrew Lloyd Webber's prolific career, including songs from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, Cats, Evita, Sunset Boulevard, School of Rock, and others.

Available Format: Sheet Music

Gabriel Jackson: Mass for All Saints

Gabriel Jackson's Mass for All Saints, written for SATB choir, congregation (or semi-chorus) and organ, is a captivating setting of the Latin Missa brevis. The accessible choral lines, idiomatic organ part, and colourful harmonies make this an ideal work for choirs looking for a fresh take on familiar words.

Available Format: Sheet Music

Boosey & Hawkes Music Diary 2018 (Black)

The best-selling diary returns with a user-friendly portrait format, extra space for weekend appointments, and birthdays of hundreds of famous people in the world of music. Listings of important past musical events and forthcoming anniversaries up to 2023 are included, alongside an updated mini-directory of concert halls, opera houses, festivals, organisations and recording companies. To mark the centennial of Leonard Bernstein in 2018, the diary contains a special article celebrating the composer’s life and work.

Also available in blue or red.

Available Format: Diary