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Musical scores, lyrics & libretti

See below for a selection of the latest books from Musical scores, lyrics & libretti category. Presented with a red border are the Musical scores, lyrics & libretti books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Musical scores, lyrics & libretti books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Traditional Tunes of the Child Ballads, Volume 2

The Traditional Tunes of the Child Ballads, Volume 2

Author: Bertrand Harris Bronson Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/06/2019

Continuing the monumental work begun in Volume I, Bertrand Bronson presents here the words and music for Child Ballads 54 through 113. The texts are those established in the famous Child canon of English and Scottish ballads. To them, Mr. Bronson has added more than a thousand variant tunes grouped to show their melodic kinship, and the characteristic variations developed in the course of traditional singing and oral transmission. Originally published in 1962. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Waltz Op.69 №1-2

Waltz Op.69 №1-2

Author: Frederick Chopin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2019

Red River

Red River

Author: Rob Wiffin Format: Sheet music Release Date: 11/06/2019

Red River is a piece full of raw energy. The title is about the feeling engendered by the name rather than a reference to a specific place. In the composer's mind it is a river coloured red by the dust of the earth in a hot, sun-drenched landscape. Full of fiery rhythmic drive and syncopation carried along by Latin percussion, performers will enjoy the vigour and verve of the music. Suitable for intermediate level (Grade 3/4) symphonic wind band.

Red River

Red River

Author: Rob Wiffin Format: Sheet music Release Date: 11/06/2019

Red River is a piece full of raw energy. The title is about the feeling engendered by the name rather than a reference to a specific place. In the composer's mind it is a river coloured red by the dust of the earth in a hot, sun-drenched landscape. Full of fiery rhythmic drive and syncopation carried along by Latin percussion, performers will enjoy the vigour and verve of the music. Suitable for intermediate level (Grade 3/4) symphonic wind band.

O Hototogisu!

O Hototogisu!

Author: Oliver Knussen Format: Sheet music Release Date: 11/06/2019

O Hototogisu! is presented here as a typeset score with two facsimile pages from the composer's manuscript. This exquisite 'fragment of a Japonisme' - premiered in 2017 and conceived as a kind of double concerto for soprano, flute and ensemble of 23 players - proved to be Oliver Knussen's final work. The 8-minute piece couches seven exquisite haiku settings in richly evocative music which incorporates signals from Japanese theatre (particularly Kabuki). It concerns the Hototogisu (or Lesser Cuckoo), a bird widely invoked in Japanese haiku poetry of the 17th-19th centuries, where the poet listens for its arrival from the mountains both as a harbinger of summer and a voice from the land of the dead.

Violin Exam Pieces 2020-2023, ABRSM Grade 2, Part Selected from the 2020-2023 syllabus

Violin Exam Pieces 2020-2023, ABRSM Grade 2, Part Selected from the 2020-2023 syllabus

Author: ABRSM Format: Sheet music Release Date: 06/06/2019

This book contains nine pieces from ABRSM's Grade 2 Violin syllabus for 2020-2023, three pieces chosen from each of Lists A, B and C. The pieces have been carefully selected to offer an attractive and varied range of styles, creating a collection that provides an excellent source of repertoire to suit every performer. The book also contains helpful footnotes and, for those preparing for exams, useful syllabus information. Inspiring recordings of the nine pieces featured in this book, plus piano accompaniment tracks, are available. These can be purchased as part of the Violin Exam Pieces with CD package or as audio downloads (see www.abrsmdownloads.org for more details).

12 Studies for Piano, Op. 10 Softcover

12 Studies for Piano, Op. 10 Softcover

Author: Frederic Chopin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/06/2019

Where Giants Roam The Earth. Piano Sheet music

Where Giants Roam The Earth. Piano Sheet music

Author: Milana Zilnik Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/05/2019

A sheet music book with 14 original piano solo compositions, crossover of classical, jazz and rock genres, composed for the biggest upright piano in the world. There is a distant land far far away, where giants roam the Earth and music flows as a river. I was lucky to visit that land where pianos grow big as trees, where composer's fantasy meets the magnificent musical reality and the sounds wrap in their enchanting veil. Coming back from that fantasy, I brought its music with me: powerful yet gentle, haunting yet bright and full of life, melodic and turbulent. I invite you to the dream, where giants roam the Earth.

Album for the Young

Album for the Young

Author: Peter Tchaikovsky Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2019

Guitar Tab Anthology

Guitar Tab Anthology

Author: Mark Searcy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2019

25 Preludes, Op.30 Piano pieces

25 Preludes, Op.30 Piano pieces

Author: Reinhold Gliere Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/05/2019

Coletanea. 60 Pequenos Estudos Compilation 60 small etudes

Coletanea. 60 Pequenos Estudos Compilation 60 small etudes

Author: Carl Czerny Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/05/2019