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 Announcement, Sheet Music Special Offers - June 2019

This month we have launched three new special offers of 25% off Chester Novello, 20% off Sher Music & Jamey Aebersold Jazz Books, and 20% off ChoraLine publications until 31st July. We are also continuing our offer of 20% off Carl Fischer & Theodore Presser sheet music until 30th June.

Sher Music & Jamey Aebersold Jazz Books - 20% off

Sher Music & Jamey Aebersold - 20% off

Offering some of the finest in jazz and Latin publications, Sher Music Company is recognised to be the world’s leading publisher of jazz fake and real books. Jamey Aebersold publications now include over 130 play-along volumes, as well as a wide range of instructional books on all aspects of jazz such as improvisation, harmony, and theory. Until the end of July we are offering 20% off all titles by Sher Music and Aebersold Publications.

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Sher Music & Jamey Aebersold Jazz Books - New and Best Selling Products

Contains detailed explanations and exercises on virtually everything a guitarist needs to start playing jazz with others, including different categories of chord voicings, comping tips for being in a rhythm section, plus scale and chord construction. The ultimate jazz guitar reference book, it also features charts for classic jazz tunes to work on, ways to approach practising jazz, right hand picking techniques, overall jazz theory and tips on developing solo chops by using riffs and pieces of familiar melodies.

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This book offers an insider’s view of what you need to know about playing New Orleans-style trumpet. Along with details about living the good life in the Crescent City, this book presents often-elusive music theory concepts in an easy-to-understand, enjoyable manner. Features fingerings and an engaging history of the music and more.

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The perfect violin supplement book to spice up your recitals! Seven jazz pieces for Level 1 to 5 violin students with both violin parts and piano accompaniments. Includes violin instruction for each song that is pedagogically compatible with popular classical violin methods and a CD containing audio recordings by master violinist and jazz recording star Jeremy Cohen (of Quartet San Francisco fame).

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The Music of Chucho Valdés & Irakere

The most authoritative guide to Afro-Cuban jazz ever published. Includes scores and analysis of Valdés’ most important works, an overview of the history of Afro-Cuban music, biographies on Valdés and ground-breaking supergroup Irakere and an explanation of the Cuban clave and its function.

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Following in the footsteps of Rayburn Wright’s seminal work Inside the Score, this book gives a guided tour into the techniques and musical concepts in these six scores by masters of large ensemble jazz writing, including Bob Mintzer and Vince Mendoza. Also contains biographies of and interviews with the artists, exploring each one’s creative process.

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ChoraLine - 20% off

ChoraLine - 20% off

ChoraLine recordings are learning tools, specifically created to help choral singers memorise their vocal lines and practise between choir rehearsals. Most of the major choral works are covered, including pieces by Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Handel, Verdi and many others. Presto Music are delighted to announce that we are now the exclusive, official distributor for all ChoraLine CDs. To celebrate this, we are offering 20% off their entire range until the end of July.

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ChoraLine - New and Best Selling Products

Chester Novello - 25% off

Chester Novello - 25% off

Established in London in 1811, Novello is a leading publisher of choral music. Alongside composers such as Elgar and Holst, it publishes the music of Herbert Howells, Richard Rodney Bennett, and Paul Mealor. Chester Music was founded in the 1860s in Sussex; its roster of composers includes Lutosławski, Górecki, Tavener, Nyman, Glass, Poulenc, Stravinsky, Manuel de Falla, and many others. Until the end of July we are offering 25% off their entire catalogues of almost 17,000 titles in total.

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Chester Novello - New and Best Selling Products

Recomposed By Max Richter

First performed at London’s Barbican Centre in 2012, Max Richter’s re-imagining of Vivaldi ’s famous work has been widely acclaimed. This newly-arranged piano accompaniment and violin solo are complemented by a digital download of a specially-commissioned performance of the music that has been endorsed by the composer himself. The download contains full demonstrations of the pieces, as well as piano-only accompaniment tracks.

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Seven Days Walking is the new album by Ludovico Einaudi, the world’s most streamed classical composer. Seven Days Walking is divided into seven episodes, seven albums (Day One, Day Two, etc. until Day Seven), which will be released at monthly intervals. This music folio includes the music in Day One.

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The long-awaited collection of familiar Michael Nyman melodic creations in intermediate level arrangements for soprano saxophone and piano. Includes: 'If’ from The Diary of Anne Frank, ‘Debbie’ and ‘Franklyn’ from Wonderland, ‘Taking It as Read’, ‘Here to There’ from The Piano, ‘The Mistress’ from The Libertine, ‘Tango’ from Never Forever, ‘In C Interlude’, ‘Witness 1’, ‘The Fort, the Port and the Point’ from On Landguard Point.

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This is an updated edition of Francis Poulenc's 1962 work Sonata For Clarinet And Piano, edited by Millan Sachania . Featuring the full score and separate Clarinet part, this exclusive edition also includes a download card, giving you instant online access to demonstration and accompaniment tracks...

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Psalm 110 for SSATB soli, SSATB chorus, strings and organ. This work, a product of Handel's sojourn in Italy as a young man, was completed in 1707, and is one of several pieces of Latin church music of that period by him. This vocal score (with Latin text) is edited by Watkins Shaw, and contains a piano reduction of the orchestral score.

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Carl Fischer & Theodore Presser Publications - 20% off

Carl Fischer & Theodore Presser -  20% off

Since its founding in 1872, Carl Fischer has had a deep and abiding commitment to sharing traditional and contemporary music with the world. In 2004, they joined forces with the Theodore Presser Company. Tracing its origins to 1783, Theodore Presser is the oldest continuing music publisher in the United States. Until the end of June we are offering 20% off the entire range of publications from Carl Fischer and Theodore Presser.

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Carl Fischer & Theodore Presser - New and Best Selling Products

Contains ten pieces for children with illustrations. Titles featured include: Lullaby, The Joyous Party, With Mother, Elves, Joyous March, Melody, Pastorale, Rainy Day, Teasing and Dream.

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Edited by Eric Wen. 'There is not a violinist alive in this century who does not have the sound of Kreisler's works in his ear, and indeed, in his heart'. Isaac Stern said those powerful words when shown this collection. This outstanding edition includes original compositions and transcriptions by Kreisler, including his cadenzas, and well-known works loved by audiences and violinists alike. Volume One offers twenty two originals and transcriptions, including cadenzas.

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Heinrich Baermann (1784-1847) was one of the most celebrated virtuosi clarinetists of the early nineteenth century. While he is primarily known for having inspired some of the most revered pieces in the clarinet repertoire, it is not as widely acknowledged that he also often wrote and performed his own pieces. Dr. Madelyn Moore has compiled three largely forgotten works by Baermann in this unique collection...

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Orchestral Excerpts for Flute, Volume Two - With Piano Accompaniment. Selected and Annotated by Jeanne Baxtresser (Former Principle Flute of the New York Philharmonic). Includes an Opera and Ballet commentary by Adria Sternstein Foster (Principle Flute, Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra), Piano Reduction by Teddy Niedermaier.

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For piccolo and piano reduction.

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