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Latest News: Sheet Music, New Publications
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A reconstruction of Mozart's unfinished Great C Minor Mass from Bärenreiter; a critical edition of Mahler's Fourth Symphony from Breitkopf; choral music by Vaughan Williams and Ponchielli; a new saxophone piece by John Harle; and an arrangement for piano duet of John Adams's Short Ride in a Fast Machine.
A new edition from Bärenreiter of Beethoven's Diabelli Variations; a deluxe collection of songs by Jimi Hendrix; vocal scores of works by Rameau, Vivaldi, Schütz, and Philip Wilby; an anthology of choral music by female composers; classroom songs from Oxford University Press; and songbooks from Cats and Frozen II.
New editions of piano sonatas and string quartets by Beethoven; an album of Verdi organ arrangements from Oxford University Press; violin studies by Kreutzer, Rode, and Dont; songs by George Michael and Wham! from the recent film, Last Christmas; and a full score of Saint-Saëns's symphonic poem, Danse macabre.
A piano anthology of popular film and TV music; a vocal score of the Vienna version of Gluck's opera, Alceste; choral music by Bob Chilcott and Elizabeth Maconchy; songbooks from Iron & Wine and Lewis Capaldi; and new editions of orchestral works by Brahms and Smetana.
J S Bach's Notebooks for Anna Magdalena from Edition Peters; a critical edition of Janáček's opera From the House of the Dead; operatic arias by Gluck from Bärenreiter; the first publications from Henle of the compositions of Evgeny Kissin; and music from Toy Story 4.
Violinist Simon Fischer is known throughout the world for his acclaimed violin methods published by Edition Peters. Now available to buy in one volume are his brilliant and idiomatic transcriptions for violin and piano of famous works from the classical repertoire. Find out more here.
For the first time, Edition Peters present a new hard cover premium Urtext edition of the Notebooks for Anna Magdalena Bach, containing all the material from the 1722 and 1725 notebooks together in one volume, in their original landscape format. Find out more about the publication here.
Complete Beethoven Piano Sonatas from Bärenreiter; the latest volume in Faber Music's Piano Trainer series; ceremonial organ music from OUP; and several choral volumes including music by Latin American composers and a Christmas-themed instalment in the Popular Voiceworks series.
Oxford University Press have released several exciting new publications in the past month, including the second volume of The Oxford Book of Ceremonial Music for Organ and The Oxford Book of Flexible Choral Songs. Find out more about the new publications here.
Josh Cohen: Radiohead for Solo Piano is a beautifully produced collection of some of Radiohead's best-loved songs, arranged for intermediate to advanced piano solo with lyrics, by YouTube pianist Josh Cohen. This band-approved book features a specially designed cover and mono prints throughout from Radiohead artist Stanley Donwood.
A collection of rediscovered folk tunes from the eighteenth century, choral music by Bob Chilcott and John Rutter, a reconstruction of JS Bach's Markus Passion, and piano selections from a variety of recent blockbuster movies.
This year the film industry has produced an abundance of box office successes, as well as providing us with some great soundtracks. Many of the sheet music albums for the latest popular films are now available to buy including music from Aladdin, Rocketman, Yesterday, Captain Marvel, Avengers: Endgame and more...
Piano music by Beethoven; violin works by Tchaikovsky, Grieg, and Sibelius; Bruch's Kol Nidrei for cello and piano; choral music by John Rutter and Bob Chilcott; and study scores from Henle and Breitkopf of music by Mozart, Handel, Alban Berg, and Bartók.
Distinguished violinists Hilary Hahn and David Garrett have both recently released an album of violin and piano sheet music. Find out more about the violinists and their new publications here.
Beethoven piano sonatas from publishers including Bärenreiter, Henle, and Wiener Urtext; organ works by Byrd and Frescobaldi, violin encores written for Hilary Hahn, choral works by Schubert, and the first-ever publication of the Requiem by Francesco Durante.