Best Classical Books

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1. Complete Piano Sonatas

Author: by Hans von Bulow
Published at: G. Schirmer, Inc.; Spi Rev edition (March 1, 2015)
ISBN: 978-1480332775

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(Piano Collection).All 32 sonatas from volumes one and two (edited by Von Bulow/Lebert) have been combined into one, giagntic comb-bound volume.696 pages.


2. Moonlight Sonata, Op. 27, No. 2 (Complete) (Alfred Masterwork Edition)

Author: by Ludwig van Beethoven
Published at: Alfred Music; 2nd ed. edition (April 1, 1986)
ISBN: 978-0739005262

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Edited by Willard A. Palmer, this is Beethoven’s complete Sonata, Opus 27, No.2. There are historical notes about the work and the composer, as well as illustrations, performance suggestions regarding staccato, notes by Carl Czerny, and additional footnotes within the score.

Mr. Palmer notes that “the present edition has been carefully prepared from the original autograph manuscript and the first edition …”


3. Mozart – Favorite Piano Works: Schirmer Library of Classics Volume 2101 (Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics)

Author: by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Published at: G. Schirmer, Inc. (February 1, 2014)
ISBN: 978-1476875545

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(Piano Collection).12 well-known pieces, including the most often played Sonatas, Rondo in D Major K. 485, Sonatina in C Major, and Twelve Variations on “Ah, vous dirai-je, Maman.” Contents: Rondo in D Major, K. 485 * Piano Sonata in F Major, K. 332 * Piano Sonata in C Major, K.

545 * Piano Sonata in B-flat Major, K. 333 * Sonatina in C Major * Piano Sonata in C Major, K. 309 * Fantasia in D minor, K. 397 * Piano Sonata in A minor, K. 310 * Piano Sonata in A Major, K. 331 * Fantasia and Sonata in C minor, K.

475, 457 * Eight Variations on Laat ons juichen by Christian Ernst Graaf, K. 24 * Twelve Variations on Ah, vous dirai-je Maman, K.265


4. Ludwig Van Beethoven Complete Piano Sonatas Volume 1 (Nos. 1-15)

Author: by Ludwig van Beethoven
Published at: Dover Publications; 0 edition (June 1, 1975)
ISBN: 978-0486231341

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The entire corpus of Beethoven’s piano sonatas is contained in this two-volume work 32 sonatas in all. Volume One contains the fifteen sonatas from Beethoven’s first period, including the popular Pathtique, Moonlight, and Pastorale sonatas. Volume Two contains the 17 sonatas from Beethoven’s second and third periods, including the Waldstein, the Appassionata, and the Hammerklavier.

The music is reproduced directly from the exemplary Universal Edition set edited by Heinrich Schenker. Combining scrupulous scholarship and profound artistic vision, Schenker achieved an edition which is universally admired by musicians and scholars. He used more autographs as sources than any previous editor of the sonatas, and he was the first to reproduce in print the visual impression of the autographs.

For this Dover edition, Schenker’s footnotes have been translated into English and his preface translated. A new introduction by Carl Schachter has also been included. Noteheads have been reproduced in a size large enough to be read easily at the keyboard.


5. Mozart 19 Sonatas – Complete: Piano Solo (Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics, Vol. 1304)

Author: by Richard Epstein
Published at: G. Schirmer, Inc.; Bilingual edition (November 1, 1986)
ISBN: 978-0793526017

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(Piano Collection).Revised and edited by Richard Epstein with a biographical sketch of the composer by Philip Hale. All text is written both in English and Spanish. Contents: (Sonatas by K.Number): K.189d * K.189e * K.189f * K.189g * K.189h * K.205b * K.279 * K.284 (D Major) * K.284b * K.284c * K.300d * K.300i * K.300k * K.315c * K.333 * K.457 * K.475 * K.498a * K.533 * K.545 * K.547 * K.576


6. Beethoven: Für Elise (Alfred Masterwork)

Author: by Ludwig van Beethoven
Published at: Alfred Music; Alfred Masterwork Edition (June 1, 1982)
ISBN: 978-0739013229

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Alfred’s Masterwork Solos are prepared with the same attention to detail as Alfred’s Masterwork Books. Each solo contains background information about the work and is printed on high-quality paper that will last for years.


7. Beethoven – Favorite Piano Works: Schirmer Library of Classics Volume 2071 (Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics)

Author: by Ludwig van Beethoven
Published at: G. Schirmer, Inc. (February 1, 2010)
ISBN: 978-1423431299

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(Piano Collection).This affordable and convenient collection features sonatas, variations, sonatinas, bagatelles, and more from one of the most revered composers of all time. Contents: Sonata in F minor, Op.2, No. 1 * Sonata in C minor, Op.10, No. 1 * Sonata in F Major, Op.10, No.

2 * Sonata in C minor “Pathetique,” Op. 13 * Sonata in E Major, Op.14, No. 1 * Sonata in G Major, Op.14, No. 2 * Sonata in C-sharp minor “Moonlight,” Op.27, No. 2 * Sonata in G minor, Op.49, No. 1 * Sonata in G Major, Op.49, No. 2 * Sonata in G Major, Op.

79 * Six Variations on a Swiss Song * Six Variations on the Duet Nel cor piu non mi sento * Six Variations on an Original Theme * Sonatina in E-flat Major, WoO 47, No. 1 * Sonatina in F minor, WoO 47, No. 2 * Sonatina in G Major, Anh.5, No.

1 * Sonatina in F Major, Anh.5, No. 2 * Bagatelle in A minor “Fur Elise,” WoO 59 * Bagatelle in E-flat Major, Op.33, No. 1 * Bagatelle in C Major, Op.33, No. 2 * Bagatelle in D Major, Op.33, No. 6 * Bagatelle in A-flat Major, Op.33, No. 7 * Bagatelle in G minor, Op.119, No.


8. First Etude Album For Violin First Position (Rubank Educational Library)

Author: by Harvey S. Whistler
Published at: Rubank Publications; 0 edition (March 1, 1989)
ISBN: 978-1423444855

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(String Method).String teachers have long turned to the First Album series to fulfill the need for fun, educational first-year solo and ensemble music. The companion book, First Etude Album , reinforces everything taught in the solo, duet, trio and quartet book and is also playable completely in elementary first position.

Includes 60 short etudes (16-32 bars).


9. Sonatas – Book 1: Schirmer Library of Classics Vol. 1 (Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics)

Author: by Ludwig van Beethoven
Published at: G. Schirmer, Inc.; Revised edition (November 1, 1986)
ISBN: 978-0793525935

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(Piano Collection).Contains Piano Sonatas 1-18

10. Symphonies Nos. 5, 6 and 7 in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)

Author: by Ludwig van Beethoven
Published at: Dover Publications; 1st edition (January 1, 1989)
ISBN: 978-0486260341

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Beethoven’s symphonies are among this greatest works in the opinion of many, the greatest orchestral compositions in the history of music. Perfect in their fusion of emotion and form, filled with drama and great beauty, they are among the best-known and best-loved works in all classical music.

This volume contains complete scores for Symphony No.5 in C Minor, Op.67; Symphony No. 6 in F Major (“Pastoral”), Op.68; Symphony No.7 in A Major, Op.92. Meticulously reproduced from the authoritative Litolff edition, each score features large, clear noteheads and wide margins for ease of use in studying and following the music.

Far less expensive than comparable full-score editions, this volume belongs in the library of any music lover who wishes to study the masterly innovation and creativity Beethoven brought to the symphonic form.

11. Ludwig Van Beethoven Complete Piano Sonatas Volume 2 (Nos. 16-32)

Author: by Ludwig van Beethoven

Published at: Dover Publications; Nos. 16-32 edition (June 1, 1975)
ISBN: 978-0486231358

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The entire corpus of Beethoven’s piano sonatas is contained in this two-volume work 32 sonatas in all. Volume One contains the fifteen sonatas from Beethoven’s first period, including the popular Pathtique, Moonlight, and Pastorale sonatas. Volume Two contains the seventeen sonatas from Beethoven’s second and third periods, including the Waldstein, the Appassionata, and the Hammerklavier.

The music is reproduced directly from the exemplary Universal-Edition set edited by Heinrich Schenker. Combining scrupulous scholarship and profound artistic vision, Schenker achieved an edition which is universally admired by musicians and scholars. He used more autographs as sources than any previous editor of the sonatas, and he was the first to reproduce in print the visual impression of the autographs.

For this Dover edition, Schenker’s footnotes have been translated into English and his preface retranslated. A new introduction by Carl Schachter has also been included. Noteheads have been reproduced in a size enough to be read easily at the keyboard.

12. Moonlight Sonata, Op. 27, No. 2 (Complete) (Belwin Classic Library)

Author: by Ludwig van Beethoven
Published at: Alfred Music (August 1, 2003)
ISBN: 978-0757914577

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Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata, Op.27, No. 2 is among the most popular and most frequently performed compositions by any great composer. Reflecting the depth of Beethoven’s musical power, the Moonlight Sonata is one of the best-loved sonatas Beethoven ever composed. In this Belwin Classic Library edition, each page of the music is spaciously laid out, meticulous and uncluttered, with clear, clean engraving.

All three movements are included: I. Adagio sostenuto, II. Allegretto, and III.Presto agitato.

13. Concerto No. 3 in G: For Violin and Piano, K.216 (Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics)(Vol. 1580)

Author: by S Franko
Published at: G. Schirmer, Inc. (November 1, 1986)
ISBN: 978-0793525881

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For violin and orchestra (piano reduction).

14. Sonata in C Minor, Op. 13 ("Pathétique") (Alfred Masterwork Edition)

Author: by Ludwig van Beethoven
Published at: Alfred Music (June 1, 1992)
ISBN: 978-0739008577

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Edited by Maurice Hinson, this is Beethoven’s complete Sonata, Opus 13. There are also historical notes about the work and the composer, as well as illustrations, performance suggestions, and notes by Carl Czerny and others.

15. 12 Variations on "Ah, vous dirai-je, Maman," K. 265 (Alfred Masterwork Edition)

Author: by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Published at: Alfred Music (November 1, 1987)

ISBN: 978-0739020326

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This scholarly edition by Maurice Hinson of Mozart’s famous theme and variations on the tune of “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” includes historic material, performance suggestions, and other helpful information.

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Für Elise: Sheet (Simply Classics Solos)

Author: by Ludwig van Beethoven
Published at: Alfred Music (September 1, 1994)
ISBN: 978-0739009895

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Simplified Masterwork Solo.