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Latest News: Sheet Music, New Publications

 New Publications, New Sheet Music Publications - May 2021

by James Longstaffe

A guide to help rusty pianists get back into shape; an edition of Bartók's Mikrokosmos; several additions to the Oxford Organ Library; music for strings by Clara Schumann and Beethoven; two early violin works by Henri Vieuxtemps; songs by Poulenc; choral works by Bartók; and pieces for mixed choir by John Rutter and James Whitbourn.

 New Publications, New Sheet Music Publications - April 2021

by James Longstaffe

A collection of contemporary piano music; pieces for piano by Grieg, Nikki Iles and Jakub Metelka; an edition of Schumann's original version of his Cello Concerto; a new edition of Donizetti's Concertino for Cor Anglais; a choral work by Cecilia McDowall; and orchestral scores from Breitkopf & Härtel of Bartók's Music for String Instruments, Percussion and Celesta, and Mahler's Symphony No. 3

 New Publications, New Sheet Music Publications - March 2021

by James Longstaffe

Henle's latest releases of music by Beethoven, Haydn, Liszt, Strauss, Mendelssohn, Dvořák, Zemlinsky, and others. Also, Bärenreiter editions of pieces by Beethoven and Saint-Saëns; organ music by Stanford; a collection of upper-voice Renaissance polyphony; songs by Gustav Holst; and the tenth volume in Ricordi's survey of Domenico Scarlatti's keyboard sonatas.

 New Publications, New Sheet Music Publications - February 2021

by James Longstaffe

Chopin Études from Edition Peters; piano pieces by Beethoven; a newly-published waltz by Poulenc; an anthology from Oxford University Press of music by women composers; a collection of pieces for soprano by Villa-Lobos; Bärenreiter's new vocal score of the five-act version of Gounod's Faust; and full scores of orchestral works by Beethoven and Richard Strauss from Breitkopf.

 New Publications, New Sheet Music Publications - January 2021

by James Longstaffe

Songs from the hit musical, SIX; a new instrumental series helping players master the style of bebop; collectons of songs by Gustav Holst, Peter Warlock, and Richard Strauss; choral works by David Bednall and Malcolm Archer; the latest volume in the series from Multitude of Voyces presenting sacred music by women composers; and a new publication of the choral music of Henry Lawes.

 New Publications, New Sheet Music Publications - December 2020

by James Longstaffe

Piano music by Beethoven, Saint-Saëns, and Bach/Busoni; cello sonatas by Fauré and Bréval; a new edition of Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto; two works for bassoon by Jirí Pauer and Oliver Knussen; opera arias for contralto; songbooks for the ABRSM Singing for Musical Theatre exams; and a full score of Sibelius's Fourth Symphony from Breitkopf.

 New Publications, New Sheet Music Publications - November 2020

by James Longstaffe

Piano transcriptions of some of John Rutter's most popular Christmas music; a new edition of Bartók's piano pieces, For Children; chamber music by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Ravel, and Martinů; a deluxe facsimile edition of Wagner's final opera, Parsifal; and orchestral scores of works by Dukas, Richard Strauss, and Dvořák.

 New Publications, Latest Publications from Oxford University Press

by Ellena Taylor

Oxford University Press have recently released several exciting new publications, including The John Rutter Christmas Piano Album, piano music from Bob Chilcott and Howard Skempton, a collection of hymn settings for organists, and a wide range of sheet music ready for Christmas. Find out more here.

 New Publications, New Sheet Music Publications - October 2020

by James Longstaffe

Piano music by Haydn, Brahms, Rachmaninov, Granados, and Richard Strauss; music for healing and well-being; hymn settings on the theme of Holy Communion; workbooks for ABRSM Music Theory exams; a vocal score of Handel's opera, Sosarme, Re di Media; and transcriptions of performances by jazz legend, Charlie Parker.

 New Publications, New Sheet Music Publications - September 2020

by James Longstaffe

Bärenreiter's edition of Dvořák's Mass in D major, Op. 86; a new choral work by Mårten Jansson; a collection of previously unpublished part-songs by Holst; the first publication of works for strings by Respighi and Ysaÿe; and an edition of Rachmaninov's String Quartet No. 2.

 New Publications, Latest Sheet Music for Young Musicians

by Ellena Taylor

Explore our selection of some of the latest sheet music publications aimed at young musicians, including the new ABRSM and Trinity College graded piano exam books, a selection of Superhero themes, a collection of easy classical pieces, and more.

 New Publications, New Sheet Music Publications - August 2020

by James Longstaffe

Bärenreiter's new edition of Beethoven's Violin Sonatas; a new organ method from Oxford University Press; a vocal score of Donizetti's Lucrezia Borgia; an anthology of easy piano music from Faber; and a piece specially written by Eric Whitacre for the Virtual Choir during lockdown.

 New Publications, New Sheet Music Publications - July 2020

by James Longstaffe

A newly-discovered short piano piece by Beethoven; early French keyboard music; piano transcriptions of choral works by John Rutter; string quartets by Mozart and Joachim Raff; Gareth Malone's Great British Home Chorus Songbook; choral music by Vaughan Williams; and a new completion of Mozart's Requiem.

 New Publications, New Sheet Music Publications - June 2020

by James Longstaffe

Easy piano arrangements of music by Beethoven; piano selections from Disney films The Call of the Wild and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker; organ arrangements of popular Scottish melodies; music by Erik Satie arranged for clarinet; choral works by Bob Chilcott, John Rutter, and Cecilia McDowall; and a vocal score of Rameau's opera, Le Temple de la Gloire.

 New Publications, Mary Cohen: Technique in Practice

by Ellena Taylor

Technique in Practice is an innovative approach to technique for advanced violinists by Mary Cohen, developed from her unique 'weightless balance' methodology. Learn more about this new publication here.

 New Publications, New Sheet Music Publications - May 2020

by James Longstaffe

Piano music by Schubert, Beethoven, Poulenc, Ravel, and Villa-Lobos; the first publication of a violin fantasy by Vieuxtemps; a choral work by Holst also receiving its first printing; a hardback edition of Bärenreiter's vocal score of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro; and a new sight-reading method for choral singers.

 New Publications, New Sheet Music Publications - April 2020

by James Longstaffe

Beethoven from Bärenreiter and Edition Peters; a jazz piano anthology from Faber Music; treasures from the Schott archives; easy pieces for descant recorder; vocal scores of operas by Pergolesi, Mozart, and Vivaldi; and choral music by Brahms, Allegri, and Cecilia McDowall.

 New Publications, New Sheet Music Publications - March 2020

by James Longstaffe

More Beethoven for the 250th anniversary of his birth; choral works such as Mendelssohn's Lobgesang and Haydn's The Seasons; songs from the 2019 movie adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats; an artist-approved folio of Coldplay's eighth studio album, Everyday Life; and several new editions of popular works by Richard Strauss.

 New Publications, New Piano and Violin Publications from ABRSM

by Ellena Taylor

ABRSM have recently released a new series of piano books titled Core Classics, a collection of seven books of music from the piano canon, selected and graded by leading educationalists. Also new from ABRSM is Violin Star Theory, an activity book for young players in the early stages of learning the violin. Find out more here.

 New Publications, New Publications from Breitkopf & Härtel

by Ellena Taylor

Breitkopf & Härtel have published a number of exciting new titles this month, including a critical edition of Mahler's Fourth Symphony, all four movements from Sibelius's Lemminkäinen suite, Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin, and more. Learn more about the new publications here.