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The Tempest, Op. 75

by Anton Arensky

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2013
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9781484992128
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Arensky's final work was incidental music composed for a performance of Shakespeare's The Tempest given in 1905 in Russian. This new vocal score is an enhanced facsimile of the original 1906 Jurgenson edition which has been scaled to a larger, more readable format. Unlike so many of the on-demand scores now available, this one comes with all the pages and… Read more
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The Serenade, Comic Opera

by Victor Herbert

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2013
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9781484953921
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The Serenade was Herbert's second success on the Broadway stage. It was premiered at the Knickerbocker Theatre on March 16, 1897 by 'The Famous Bostonians' and enjoyed several revivals in the early 20th century. Unlike so many of the on-demand scores now available, this one comes with all the pages and the images have been thoroughly checked to make sure… Read more
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Socrate

by Erik Satie

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Published
2009
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9781932419733
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Erik Satie's "drame symphonique" was composed on a commission from the Princess Edmond de Polignac. Satie based his text on selections from the Plato works Symposium, Phaedrus, and Phaedo which mention the Greek philospher in the French translation by Victor Cousin. The work was first performed at the salon of Pricess de Polignac in April of 1918 with soprano Jane… Read more
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The Music Makers, Op. 69

by Edward Elgar

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2007
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9781932419580
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This 35-minute work is sometimes thought of as Elgar's answer to his contemporary Richard Strauss' tone poem Ein Heldenleben. It was given its premiere at the Birmingham Music Festival on Oct. 1, 1912 with the composer at the podium. Elgar quotes extensively from his own previous works throughout. This new vocal score is an unabridged digitally-enhanced reprint of the one… Read more
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Requiem, Op.48

by Gabriel Faure ; Jean Roger-Ducasse (arranger)

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2005
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9781932419184
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This is an unabridged digitally-enhanced reissue of the vocal score that was prepared by Jean Roger-Ducasse and published by J. Hamelle & Cie. in 1900. Measure numbers have been added along with a table of contents and instrumentation. The large format is extremely easy to read for singers, choruses and pianists. This is Faure's final version the Requiem. The accompaniment… Read more
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Requiem, K. 626

by Wolgang Amadeus Mozart ; Franz Xaver Sussmayr (arranger) ; Friedrich Brissler (arranger)

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2005
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9781932419177
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This is a new, digitally enhanced reissue of the classic vocal score prepared by Friedrich Brissler and issued by C.F. Peters of Leipzig around 1880. Brissler's vocal score was arranged from the well-known completion of Mozart's unfinished masterpiece done by his student Franz Xaver Süssmayr in 1792 at the request of Mozart's widow Constanze. Includes contents, instrumentation, and an English… Read more
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Requiem, Op.148

by Robert Schumann ; Karel Torvik (editor)

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2007
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9781932419153
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Though it was composed in 1852, the Requiem wasn't published until a decade after the composer's death in 1856. This newly engraved vocal score is based upon the one prepared by Schumann himself that was first issued in conjunction with the Schumann complete works in the 1880s, supervised by his widow Clara and good friend Johannes Brahms. Includes contents page… Read more
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Credo, RV 591

by Antonio Vivaldi ; Clayton Westermann (editor)

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2007
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9781932419528
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For the Credo in E minor, Vivaldi borrowed some material he composed for his Magnificat, which places it later - probably after 1727. This completely choral work has much in common stylistically with the very famous Gloria (RV 589) and with his earlier psalm setting In exitu Israel (RV 604). Clayton Westermann's 1970 edition, with an English translation beneath the… Read more
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Requiem, Op.5 / H 75

by Hector Berlioz ; Philipp Scharwenka (arranger) ; Charles Malherbe (editor) ; Felix Weingartner (editor)

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Published
2008
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Reprint (Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1900. Plate V.A. 1791)
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9781932419832
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Berlioz composed his Grand Messe des Morts, or Requiem, in 1837 for a huge orchestra with four brass choirs plus the usual vocal soli and chorus. The vocal score presented here was prepared by the Polish pianist and composer Philipp Scharwenka (1847-1917) to coincide with the issue of the full score issued as part of the Berlioz Complete Works published… Read more
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Gloria in D major, RV 589

by Antonio Vivaldi ; Clayton Westermann (editor)

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2007
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9781932419559
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The most famous of three settings of the Gloria text by Vivaldi, this one (RV 589) most likely dates from about the same time as its predecessor, during the composer's tenure at the Ospedale della Pietà convent in Venice (1713-40). It's also notable for the borrowing of the "Cum Sancto Spiritu" chorus in the setting composed by Vivaldi's fellow Venetian… Read more
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Gesang der Parzen, Op.89

by Johannes Brahms ; Eusebius Mandyczewski (editor)

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2007
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9781932419498
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Brahms enriched the genre of chorus and orchestra with two impressive works from the early 1880s: In 1881, he set a text to Schiller's Nänie (Op. 82, four-part chorus and orchestra) and the next year (1882) he set Goethe's Song of the Fates (Op.89, six-part chorus and orchestra).Goethe's text for Gesang der Parzen (Song of the Fates), Op.89 explores the… Read more
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Judith, Lyric Drama in 3 Acts

by George Whitefield Chadwick

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Published
2010
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Reprint (New York: G. Schirmer. 1901. Plate 15555)
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9781608740000
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Chadwick's "Lyric Drama" was first performed on 26 September, 1901 at Mechanics Hall in Worcester, Massachusetts with the composer conducting soloists and the Worcester Music Festival chorus and orchestra. This digitally restored vocal score is a reprint of the one originally issued by G. Schirmer in 1901. Original issue - New York: G. Schirmer. 1901. Plate 15555
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Gelobet sei der Herr, mein Gott, BWV 129

by Johann Sebastian Bach ; Berhard Todt (arranger) ; Alfred Dörffel (editor)

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2008
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9781932419689
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This exceptional cantata was probably first heard at the Thomaskirche in Leipzig on June 16, 1726, though scholars cannot rule out it being composed for a festival later that year or early in 1727. The new digitally-enhanced vocal score presented here is reproduced from the series first issued to coincide with the monumental Bach Gesellschaft Ausgabe by Breitkopf und Hartel… Read more
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Gloria in Excelsis Deo, BWV 191

by Johann Sebastian Bach ; Berhard Todt (arranger) ; Alfred Dörffel (editor) ; Karel Torvik (editor)

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2006
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9781932419375
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An interesting case of self-borrowing. Bach took music from his own Mass in B-minor (BWV 191/1 corresponds to the Gloria in excelsis Deo, BWV 191/2 to the Domine Deus, BWV 191/3 to the Cum sancto spiritu) for use in this latin cantata written to celebrate the Peace of Dresden (which ended the 2nd Silesian war). It was first performed on… Read more
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Te Deum, Op.103 / B.176

by Antonin Dvorak ; Josef Suk (arranger) ; Carl Simpson (editor)

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2005
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9781932419191
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A newly engraved vocal score from the piano reduction prepared by the composer's son-in-law, Josef Suk (1874-1935). Dvorak composed the Te Deum in 1892, which was given its premiere at a delayed Columbus Day quadricentennial concert on Oct. 21, 1892 in New York. Edwardsville: Serenissima Music, 2005. Plate Z259491
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The Merry Wedding

by Percy Grainger

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2009
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9781932419887
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In a departure from his usual practice of setting traditional melodies, Grainger instead chose to set a traditional text to original music - in an English translation made with his mother Rose - of a Faroe Islands wedding verse originally collected by V. U. Hammershaimb in 1886. The result is a raucous celebration for 9 vocalists, chorus, and orchestra. This… Read more
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Magnificat in B-flat

by Francesco Durante ; Giovanni Pergolesi (attributed) ; Clayton Westermann (editor)

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2007
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9781932419511
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Long thought to be by Pergolesi, this splendid setting of the Magnificat text is actually by Pergolesi's contemporary Francesco Durante. This new vocal score is a digitally enhanced reissue of the one prepared by American musicologist Clayton Westermann in 1968. Now in a convenient size designed to fit into choral folders, measure numbers and an updated preface. 6.69 x 9.61 inches,… Read more
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Mass in E-flat, D. 950

by Franz Schubert ; Julius Spengel (arranger)

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2007
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9781932419436
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Schubert composed his sixth and final mass in the summer of 1828; it was premiered posthumously, on October 4, 1829, in the Viennese Parish Church of the Holy Trinity under the direction of the composer's brother, Ferdinand. In addition to five vocal soloists and chorus, the work is scored for pairs of oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns and trumpets, three trombones,… Read more
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Symphony No. 8

by Gustav Mahler ; Joseph Woss (arranger)

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2007
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9781932419467
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Mahler's penultimate symphony recieved its premiere performance in Munich on September 12th, 1910 with a chorus of about 850, and an orchestra of 171. These massive forces led to Mahler's agent dubbing the work "Symphony of a Thousand." Mahler did not approve of the title at all, but it remains. The symphony was a great success at its premiere, one… Read more
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Stabat Mater, D.383

by Franz Schubert ; Georg Gohler (arranger)

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2005
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Reprint (Leipzig: Breitkopf & Hartel, 1910. Plate E.B. 3342)
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9781932419399
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Schubert's twelve movement work is a setting of a German paraphrase of the Latin sequence by F. G. Klopstock (1724-1803). It contains some of his finest choral writing. Unabridged digitally enhanced reprint of a vocal score prepared by Georg Gohler first issued in 1910 by Breitkopf & Hartel, Leipzig. Now with measure numbers and a very readable large A4 format.
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