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 New Publications, New Sheet Music Publications - December 2017

Welcome to our hand-picked highlights from amongst new and recent sheet music publications, which this month include a new series of piano music from Edition Peters, orchestral works by John Adams and Dvořák, and collections of songs by Radiohead and Stephen Sondheim.

Bach, JS: Prelude & Fugue in C major from The Well-Tempered Clavier, BWV846

more than the score…

This Edition Peters publication is part of a new range called more than the score…, a series of piano music covering repertoire from Mozart, Mendelssohn, Schubert, Chopin and Debussy, up to John Cage. Each volume focuses on one piece, with written masterclasses and background information encouraging an exploration of the music beyond the score.

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Clementi - Czerny - Cramer

32 easy Piano Pieces with Practice Tips

This volume contains easy piano music by three composers who all stood out as piano teachers publishing piano methods and study literature, including a selection of popular sonatinas by Muzio Clementi, pieces by Carl Czerny, and repertoire by Johann Baptist Cramer.

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Magnus Lindberg: Piano Album

This collection of Magnus Lindberg’s shorter piano works includes pieces written since 2001, including Étude I, Étude II, Cantus firmus, Fratello, and others.

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Pam Wedgwood: Piano Gallery

14 original pieces inspired by great works of art

A collection of piano pieces inspired by great works of art, by best-selling composer Pam Wedgwood. These intermediate-level pieces are accompanied by explanatory text and a pull-out poster featuring all the paintings.

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Bartók: Roumanian Folk Dances for violin and piano

An arrangement for violin and piano by Zoltán Székely of Bartók's suite of six pieces, originally written for solo piano.

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The Ceilidh Collection (New Edition)

A new edition of Edward Huws Jones's popular collection of traditional fiddle repertoire, now with a CD containing instrumental backing tracks and full demonstrations. This "complete" edition includes both keyboard and violin accompaniments, while a separate "violin" edition is also available, with optional easy violin part and guitar chords. Either format is highly flexible, which means the music can be played as solos, duets or trios as well as with larger ensembles.

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Fritz Kreisler: Liebesleid

Arranged for viola and piano

This arrangement is based on Fritz Kreisler's original version, as well as on later piano transcriptions by Rachmaninov, with the harmonies, chromaticism and counterpoint of the piano transcriptions remaining unchanged. The original version and transcription are thus combined to form a virtuoso solo piece.

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Renaissance Recorder Anthology 3

31 Works for Treble Recorder and Piano

Peter Bowman and Kathryn Bennetts present the third volume in the Renaissance Recorder Anthology series, featuring works by Byrd, Holborne, Attaingnant, and Ortiz, scored for treble recorder and keyboard instrument.

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John Adams: Absolute Jest (Score)

for String Quartet and Orchestra

This propulsive concerto for string quartet and orchestra is built on fragments of Beethoven's late string quartets and other pieces.

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Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A minor, op. 53

Study Score

This Bärenreiter study score is based on their recently published scholarly-critical edition. The new edition takes into account Dvořák's autograph manuscript, which has made it possible to reconstruct several variants ignored in the first and subsequent editions, and to clarify ambiguities in notation and articulation.

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Herbert Howells: All my hope on God is founded (SATB Choir and organ)

This arrangement features Robert Bridges's translation of J. Neander's 17th-century German text set to Herbert Howells's hymn tune. John Rutter adds a descant and reharmonises the fourth and fifth verses to create a rousing ending to this much-loved classic.

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Radiohead Complete (Lyrics & Chords)

This is the definitive collection of Radiohead songs, including every song ever released by the British rock band at time of publication. This artist-approved, 400-page book comprises over 160 songs, including B-sides and rarities, all with lyrics and guitar chords. It also features 48 pages of artwork by the band’s album artist Stanley Donwood, who also designed the cover art.

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The Stephen Sondheim Collection – Volume 2

40 Songs from 14 Shows and Films

Following up on the first collection of Sondheim's songs, this volume includes selections from Anyone Can Whistle, Company, Dick Tracy, Follies, Into the Woods, A Little Night Music, Merrily We Roll Along, Sunday in the Park with George, Sweeney Todd, and others, arranged for voice with piano accompaniment, and including detailed notes about the shows and films.

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The Best Broadway Comedy Songs

Over thirty comic Broadway songs are presented in this collection for piano and voice, including songs from shows such as Kiss Me, Kate, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Young Frankenstein, The Producers, Avenue Q, Spamalot, and more.

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Leonard Cohen For Easy Piano

A dozen of Leonard Cohen's most loved tunes arranged for easy piano with lyrics, including the iconic Hallelujah.

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