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1. Easy Classical Masterworks for Violin: Music of Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Handel, Haydn, Mozart, Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi and Wagner

Author: by Easy Classical Masterworks
Published at: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (October 8, 2014)
ISBN: 978-1499174472

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During the latter part of his life, Brahms wrote only sets of relatively short pieces. With their formal and stylistic perfection, they are among the most valuable of the late-Romantic additions to piano repertoire. Included in this 128-page edition are 30 pieces by Brahms, preceded by a helpful introduction which contains definitions of the ballade, rhapsody, capriccio and intermezzo.

4. The Rite of Spring in Full Score (Dover Music Scores) by Igor Stravinsky (1989-01-01)

Author: by Igor Stravinsky
Published at: Dover Publications; unknown edition (January 1, 1989)
ISBN: 978-0486258577

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The full score of Stravinsky’s famous and controversial ballet The Rite of Spring. Quality Dover score.

5. Complete Works for Piano Solo – Volume 2: Schirmer Library of Classics Volume 1729 Piano Solo

Author: by Eusebius Mandyczewski
Published at: G. Schirmer, Inc.; 1st edition (January 1, 1949)
ISBN: 978-1480345386

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(Piano Collection).Contents: Scherzo in E Flat Minor, Op.4 * Ballades, Op.10 * Waltzes, Op.39 * Waltzes, Op. 39 (Simplified Edition) * Eight Piano Pieces, Op. 76 * Two Rhapsodies, Op.79 * Fantasies, Op. 116 * Three Intermezzi, Op. 117 * Six Piano Pieces, Op. 118 * Four Piano Pieces, Op.119.

6. Johannes Brahms Complete Symphonies in Full Score (Vienna Gesellschaft Der Musikfreunde Edition)

Author: by Johannes Brahms
Published at: Dover Publications; First Edition (June 1, 1974)
ISBN: 978-0486230535

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This volume reproduces, complete and unabridged, the scores of all four symphonies of Johannes Brahms, from the Vienna Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde Edition edited by Hans Gl. Included are Symphony No.1 in C Minor, Op.68; Symphony No.2 in D Major, Op.73; Symphony No.3 in F Major, Op.

90; and Symphony No.4 in E Minor, Op.98. Do not confuse this with a piano rendering; it is a full orchestral score. In addition to its obvious uses for study, this score is also an indispensable associate for anyone listening to record sets or broadcasts.

In no other manner can the listener appreciate the full orchestral richness of these works.

7. German Requiem in Full Score

Author: by Johannes Brahms
Published at: Dover Publications; Paperback Edition (November 1, 1987)
ISBN: 978-0486254869

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A deeply personal, intimate conversation about music and writing between the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author and the former conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. In Absolutely on Music, internationally Haruki Murakami sits down with his friend Seiji Ozawa, the revered former conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, for a series of conversations on their shared passion: music.

Over the course of two years, Murakami and Ozawa discuss everything from Brahms to Beethoven, from Leonard Bernstein to Glenn Gould, from Bartk to Mahler, and from pop-up orchestras to opera. They listen to and dissect recordings of some of their favorite performances, and Murakami questions Ozawa about his career conducting orchestras around the world.

Culminating in Murakami’s ten-day visit to the banks of Lake Geneva to observe Ozawa’s retreat for young musicians, the book is interspersed with ruminations on record collecting, jazz clubs, orchestra halls, film scores, and much more. A deep reflection on the essential nature of both music and writing, Absolutely on Music is an unprecedented glimpse into the minds of two maestros.

9. Schirmer's Library Masterworks for Clarinet and Piano, Vol. 1747

Author: by Weber
Published at: Schirmer G Books (November 1, 1986)
ISBN: 978-0793554058

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Contents: First Sonata, Op.120, No. 1 (Brahms) Second Sonata, Op.120, No. 2 (Brahms) Sonata (Mendelssohn) Fantasy-Pieces, Op. 73 (Schumann) Grand Duo Concertant, Op. 48 (Weber) Variations, Op.33 (Weber)

10. Schumann on Music: A Selection from the Writings (Dover Books on Music)

Author: by Robert Schumann
Published at: Dover Publications; Annotated edition (January 1, 1988)
ISBN: 978-0486257488

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Schumann’s genius as a composer is well known; perhaps less well known is the fact that he was also a gifted music critic who wrote hundreds of perceptive essays, articles, and reviews for the Neue Zeitschrift fur Msik, the influential music journal he founded in 1834.

The present work, translated and edited by noted critic Henry Pleasants, contains 61 of the most important critical pieces Schumann wrote for Neue Zeitschrift between 1834 and 1844. The articles are arranged in chronological order, with ample annotation, demonstrating not only Schumann’s development as a writer and critic but also the evolution of music in Europe during a decisive decade.

In addition to such major set pieces as “Florestan’s Shrovetide Oration,” the essays on Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique and Schubert’s Symphony in C Major, and the imaginative and literate “The Editor’s Ball,” this volume offers discerning observations on Mendelssohn, Chopin, Beethoven, Liszt, Cherubini, and other giants.

11. Brahms: Complete Sonatas and Variations for Solo Piano

Author: by Johannes Brahms
Published at: Dover Publications (June 1, 1971)
ISBN: 978-0486226507

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The most ambitious in scale of Brahms’s pieces for piano solo, the sonatas and variations, are contained complete within this volume: the three beautifully lyrical Sonatas in C Major, F-sharp Minor and F Minor, and the five sets of Variations: on a theme by Schumann, F-sharp Minor; on an Original Theme, D Major; on a Hungarian Song, D Major; Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, B-flat Major; and Variations on a Theme by Paganini, A Minor.

The music is reproduced directly from the definitive Vienna Gesellschaft der Musik-freunde edition, edited by its renowned musicologist, Eusebius Mandyczewski, who made his revisions from original sources, often Brahms’s own manuscripts. For this Dover edition, the Editor’s Preface and the Table of Contents have been translated into English.

Noteheads have been reproduced in a size large enough to be read easily as the keyboard. Margins and spaces between staves are generous, permitting insertion of written notes, analysis, fingerings, running measure numbers, etc. This edition will be welcomed, not only by the classical pianist, but by all who will find it highly practical and convenient for instruction, study, reference, enjoyment, and virtually any other purpose.

12. 50 Selected Songs by Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Wolf & Strauss Schirmer Library of Classics Vol1755: Low Voice (Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics)

Author: by Hal Leonard Corp.
Published at: G. Schirmer, Inc. (November 1, 1986)
ISBN: 978-0793553501

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(Vocal Collection).Contents: Schubert: Rastlose Liebe * Die Allmacht * Im Abendroth * Nacht und Traume * Wohin? Nachtviolen * Der Schmetterling * Heidenroslein * Ungeduld * Liebhaber in allen Gestalten Schumann: Die Lotosblume * Mein schoner Stern! Widmung * Fruhlingsnacht * Der Nussbaum * Auftrage * Schneeglockchen * Du bist wie eine Blume * Mit Myrthen und Rosen * Mondnacht Brahms: Von ewiger Liebe * Standchen * O komme, holde Sommernacht * Auf dem Kirchhofe * Botschaft * Vergebliches Standchen * Der Tod, das ist die kuhle Nacht * In Waldeseinsamkeit * Wie Melodien zieht es mir * Meine Liebe ist grun Wolf: In der Fruhe * Lebe wohl!

Nun wandre, Maria * Und willst du deinen Liebsten sterben * Verborgenheit * Mignon * Auf demgrunen Balcon * Nummersatte Liebe * In dem Schatten meiner Locken * Bescheidene Liebe Strauss: Morgan * Cacilie * Standchen * Heimkehr * Traum durch die Dammerung * Allerseelen * Zueignung * Ich trage meine Minne Heimliche Aufforderung * Ruhe, meine Seele!

13. A First Book of Classical Music: for the Beginning Pianist with Downloadable MP3s (PIANO)

Author: by Bergerac
Published at: Dover Publications; Revised edition (January 15, 2014)
ISBN: 978-0486780092

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These fun-to-play, pedagogically sound piano arrangements include themes from Beethoven’s Ode to Joy and Bach’s Sheep May Safely Graze, along with such favorites as Schumann’s Trumerei, Brahms’s Hungarian Dance No. 5, Tchaikovsky’s Marche Slave, and Wagner’s Song to the Evening Star.

Additional composers include Chopin, Grieg, Handel, Vivaldi, Liszt, Haydn, and many others. Along with the twenty-nine piano arrangements, this collection includes a free MP3 download for every piece, which will help beginning pianists develop an ear for the melodies. The MP3s may be downloaded individually or collectively.

14. Complete Works for Piano Solo – Volume 1: Schirmer Library of Classics Volume 1728 Piano Solo (Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics)

Author: by Eusebius Mandyczewski
Published at: GS LIBRARY 5 (November 1, 1986)
ISBN: 978-1423470472

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(Piano Collection).Contents: Sonata No.1 in C, Op.1 * Sonata No. 2 in F Sharp Minor, Op.2 * Sonata No.3 in F Minor, Op. 5 * Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann, Op. 9 * Variations on an Original Theme, Op.21, No. 1 * Variations on a Hungarian Song, Op.21, No.

2 * Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24 * Variations on a Theme by Paganini, Op.35.

15. Complete Chamber Music for Strings and Clarinet Quintet (Dover Chamber Music Scores)

Author: by Johannes Brahms
Published at: Dover Publications; Illustrated edition (June 1, 1968)
ISBN: 978-0486219141

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The Breitkopf & Hrtel edition of the complete works of Brahms (Johannes Brahms: Smtliche Werke; Ausgabe der Gesellschaft der Musikfrunde in Wien), prepared in the 1920s, is still considered the standard source for the music of Brahms. It is the music of Brahms as the composer himself conceived it, without any editor’s additional markings of dynamic change, tempo variation, slurrings, phrasings, etc.

As the pure, authentic text for the music of Brahms, the edition is unlikely ever to be superseded. This volume is an unabridged republication of Volume 7 of the Complete Works. It contains the Sextets Opp. 18 and 36 (2 violins, 2 violas, 2 cello); the Quintets Opp.

88 and 111 (2 violins, 2 violas, cello); the three Quartets Opp.51, No.1, 51 No. 2, and 67 (2 violins, viola, cello); and the Quintet for Clarinet, Op. 115 (2 violins, clarinet or viola viola, cello). Hans Gal, the editor for this and many of the other volumes in the series, states in a short preface the sources for the texts of the eight compositions.