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 New Publications, New Sheet Music Publications - July 2021

New Sheet Music July 2021Welcome to our selection of new sheet music publications, which this month includes piano and keyboard music by François Couperin, CPE Bach, Fauré, Piazzolla, and Clint Mansell; previously-unpublished technical exercises by Liszt; the second volume in Schott's Beginning Jazz Piano series; an album of cello pieces arranged by Sheku Kanneh-Mason; flute meditations by Pam Wedgwood inspired by works of art; woodwind pieces by Black composers edited by YolanDa Brown; three volumes of opera choruses from the works of John Adams; choral music by Haydn, Sarah Quartel, and Cecilia McDowall; songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber's newest musical, Cinderella; and transcriptions of Billy Joel's greatest hits.

Piano

The original allusion of Couperin’s title is long forgotten, but the piece has lost none of its evocative beauty. This new edition from Edition Peters by eminent Couperin scholar Catherine Massip provides pianists with a beautifully engraved and reliable text. In addition, it includes a preface in French, German and English, plus a critical commentary.

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Fauré composed his five impromptus in two distinct periods of his career, in 1881–83 and 1906–09. This scholarly-critical Urtext edition is edited by Jean-Pierre Bartoli, a musicologist and professor at the Sorbonne. It presents the musical text from the corresponding complete edition volume which was published in 2020 as part of the Oeuvres complètes de Gabriel Fauré.

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CPE Bach's Solfeggio provides a thrilling sprint for the fingers around the keyboard in sixty seconds of pure musical energy. The title, referring to the solfège exercises commonly given to singers, indicates a piece that is designed to develop technique. This new edition has been produced by the internationally renowned CPE Bach expert Wolfram Enßlin, and contains a preface and critical commentary in German, English and French.

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This supplementary volume of the New Liszt Edition contains free arrangements and technical exercises. In the first section can be found early versions of three arrangements of music by Schubert, Berlioz, and Bellini. Also included, in addition to sketches and drafts for arrangements of Spanish themes, are three sets of exercises: the first written by Liszt himself for Valérie Boissier in 1832; the second a copy in an unidentified hand from the same period or slightly later; and finally the third which was noted down in 1871 by Henri Maréchal in Rome based on the composer's dictation.

Also available in a hardback edition.

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This volume is a 'melodious history' of the prelude and a treasure trove for lessons and for piano lovers who wish to discover something new. Includes works by Bach, Handel, Couperin, Bertini, Chopin, Heller, Kirchner, Debussy, Satie, Scriabin, Rachmaninoff, Gershwin, Kapustin, and many more.

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This collection features piano arrangements of fifteen tangos by the master, including Adios Nonino, Chiquilin de Bachin, Libertango, Milonga Del Angel, Oblivion, Tango Apasionado, Verano Porteno, and more.

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This collection presents twenty stunning pieces from the award-winning composer Clint Mansell's vast catalogue of soundtracks. Created in close collaboration with Clint and his team, the piano arrangements are accompanied by introductions to select films, offering an insight into the production of the soundtracks. This exclusive folio also includes a specially-written preface from Clint himself.

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Boost your performance with these songs, all specially arranged for students at Grade Two level. Songs include A Million Dreams (from The Greatest Showman), Shotgun (George Ezra), Havana (Camila Cabello), Into the Unknown (from Frozen 2), Star Wars: Main Theme (John Williams), and more. Demonstration tracks are available and can be streamed or downloaded using the unique code found inside the book.

Grade Two also available for violin and alto saxophone.

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Beginning Jazz Piano is aimed at players with little previous knowledge who enjoy exploring jazz. Peppered with typical rhythms and bass grooves from swing to Latin, Volume Two whets the appetite for the piano as an accompanying instrument and also shows how to arrange a melody in a jazz context.

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Eight songs from the Disney mini-series based on Marvel Comics characters are presented in this collection for piano, voice and guitar. It includes the series end credits theme by original score composer Christophe Beck, Wanda's Theme, plus seven individual episode themes by the songwriting team of Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez.

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Strings

The Sheku Kanneh-Mason Cello Collection combines the artist's renowned performance repertoire with his own inspirational compositions, all as performed by Sheku himself. Suitable for the intermediate cellist and beyond, this dynamic volume is sure to spark a desire to perform. With commentary from Sheku revealing the stories behind the pieces and his own expert advice, this collection is a must-have for all aspiring cellists.

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This volume in the series Les éditions originales Durand • Salabert • Eschig contains a selection of sonatas for violin and piano composed between the end of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth, including works by Saint-Saëns, Franck, Pierné, and Fauré. The original engravings are reproduced, giving musicians a valuable record of how these major works were first published, whether in the composer’s lifetime or posthumously.

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The Easy Concert Pieces series offers a wide spectrum of pieces from the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Modern eras, and contains original works as well as orchestral excerpts and arrangements of famous classical masterpieces. Volume Three increases the repertoire up to the 6th position and requires a good control of the lower positions. It makes higher demands on expressive playing and interpretation, velocity and rhythm, as well as bowing techniques with articulation and phrasing.

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Woodwind

Flute Meditations is a beautiful collection of pieces for flute with piano accompaniment and flute duet suitable for late elementary to intermediate players (Grades 3-5), all inspired by paintings of a meditative nature. By best-selling composer Pam Wedgwood, this book includes online piano accompaniment audio as recorded by Pam herself and is complemented by a pull-out poster of images providing the visual inspiration for each piece.

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This inspiring collection celebrating Black composers has been selected and edited by the renowned saxophonist, YolanDa Brown. The pieces are suitable for intermediate-level saxophone with piano accompaniment, and the book also contains commentary from YolanDa as well as downloadable backing tracks.

Also available for tenor saxophone, flute, and clarinet.

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Vocal, Choral, & Orchestral

Boosey & Hawkes presents a three-volume collection of choruses from John Adams’s operas, edited by conductor Grant Gershon, featuring choral selections from six iconic stage works with newly-arranged piano accompaniment by Chitose Okashiro. Volume One contains choral selections from two oratorios: El Niño, which tells the story of the Nativity, and The Gospel According to the Other Mary, the story of the Passion.

Volumes Two and three also available.

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Haydn’s oratorio was originally conceived as a purely instrumental composition, in seven slow movements with an introduction and concluding movement for a Passiontide church service. When he heard a vocal arrangement of his work in 1794 in Passau with a German singing text, it inspired him to write his own vocal version. Carus's critical Urtext edition offers a musical text reflecting current scholarly standards.

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For SATB choir, either unaccompanied or with piano or drum, the Sarah Quartel Songbook brings together a selection of the composer's best-loved pieces for mixed voices, including favourites such as Sing, my Child, Voice on the Wind, and Swept Away.

Also available for upper voices in two to four parts.

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For SATB unaccompanied choir, this uplifting anthem, suitable for either services or concerts, sets the Invocation text from Carmina Gadelica. McDowall's beautiful melodies flow and intertwine, decorated by scotch snaps that reflect the text's origin.

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In musical terms, Handel’s Concerto in F major is related to two movements of the Water Music, and is frequently performed alongside them. Now it is available for the first time in an edition based on the revised volume of the “Halle Handel Edition”, which reflects the current state of scholarship concerning the complex source tradition of the Water Music and the concerto itself.

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Rock, Pop, & Musicals

Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical adaptation of the classic fairy tale is currently scheduled to premiere in London's West End in late July 2021. This songbook features standard piano/vocal arrangements with the melody in the piano part for eighteen songs from the production.

Also available for easy piano.

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Sixty-four hits from the best musicals the West End has to offer, specially arranged for piano and voice with chord symbols, guitar chord boxes and full lyrics. Includes songs from Cats, The Lion King, Matilda, The Sound of Music, Blood Brothers, Dear Evan Hansen, Waitress, and many more!

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Billy Joel's keyboardist and musical director David Rosenthal has carefully arranged all the tracks from the Piano Man's iconic Greatest Hits Volume I & II, combining the piano parts and vocal melodies into playable arrangements with accurate transcriptions of those classic piano parts that are integral to each song. It includes all twenty-six hit songs from the album.

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