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Pelleas et Melisande, CD 93 / L 88

by Claude Debussy

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Serenissima Music, Inc.
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2009
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New
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Reprint
ISBN
9781932419917
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$29.95

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Debussy's sole completed opera was given its premiere at Paris' Opera Comique on April 30, 1902. It was the culmination of an eight-year effort on the composer's part. Though not an immediate sensation like Puccini's "Madame Butterfly" two years later in Milan, the five-act lyric drama, after the identically titled play by Maeterlinck, enjoyed a successful run in the first… Read more
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La Damnation de Faust, Op. 24 / H 111

by Hector Berlioz ; Charles Malherbe (editor) ; Felix Weingartner (editor)

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Published
2009
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New
Edition
First edition thus
ISBN
9781932419955
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Berlioz composed his tremendous "Legende dramatique" in 1845-46, largely creating his own libretto after Gerard de Nerval's French translation of the famous Faust story by Goethe. The composer produced the dramatic oratorio at his own expense for the premiere on December 6, 1846 at Paris' Opera-Comique. Despite critical acclaim, the performance was not well-attended - a major financial setback for… Read more
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The Pirates of Penzance

by Arthur Sullivan ; Ephraim Hammett Jones (editor) ; Carl Simpson (editor)

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Published
2010
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New, 7 x 10 inches, 190 pages.
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First edition thus
ISBN
9781608740024
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$9.95

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At last, an extraction of just the choruses for this perennial Gilbert and Sullivan classic - from the authoritative edition of the vocal score prepared by Ephraim Jones and Carl Simpson.  
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Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626

by Henry Purcell ; William Hayman Cummings (arranger)

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Published
2006
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New
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First edition thus
ISBN
9781932419276
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Purcell's 1680 masterpiece is presented here in digitally enhanced reissue of a vocal-piano edition prepared by the eminent English musicologist Wiliam Hayman Cummings that was first issued by Novello in 1887. Overture Solo and Chorus: Shake the Cloud Song: Ah! Belinda Recitative: Grief Increases Chorus: When Monarchs Unite Recitative: Whence Could so Much Virtue Spring Duet and Chorus: Fear No Danger… Read more
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Romeo et Juliette

by Charles Gounod ; Hector Salomon (arranger)

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Published
2005
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New
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Reprint (New York: G. Schirmer, 1897. Plate 13203)
ISBN
9781932419252
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Premiered in 1867, "Romeo et Juliette" was composed to a libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carre based upon the Shaespeare play. Apart from "Faust", it stands as Gounod's most popular opera. This chorus score, with the standard piano reduction by Hector Salomon, is a digitally-enhanced reprint of the choral movements from the vocal score issued by G. Schirmer in… Read more
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Aleko

by Sergei Rachmaninoff

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Published
2008
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New
Edition
Reprint (Moscow: Muzgiz, (1953). Plate M. 23208 Г.)
ISBN
9781932419665
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Rachmaninov's first one-act opera was written in 1893 while still a student at the Moscow Conservatory. The opera, with a libretto by Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko after a play by Alexander Pushkin, was given its premiere in May 1893 at Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre. Rachmaninov's characteristic writing is already apparent, complete with the colorful orchestration that was a hallmark of his compositional style.… Read more
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La Damnation de Faust, Op. 24 / H 111

by Hector Berlioz ; Charles Malherbe (arranger)

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2009
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New
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Reprint
ISBN
9781932419962
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Berlioz' operatic masterpiece is now performed regularly in concert halls worldwide, despite the poor reception received at it Paris premiere in 1846. This is a new, digitally-enhanced, corrected reprint of the score originally issued in 1911 by Costallat & Cie., Paris. Charles Malherbe prepared the piano reduction to serve as a companion vocal score for the full score issued as… Read more
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