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Five Orchestral Pieces and Pelleas und Melisande in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)
Five Orchestral Pieces and Pelleas und Melisande in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)
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mpn: 06-281205, ean: 9780486281209, isbn: 0486281205,

Perhaps more than any other composer of his time, Arnold Schoenberg (1874–1951) influenced the course of twentieth-century music. His compositional style moved progressively from lush, late Wagnerian chromaticism to a complete break with traditiona...


Piano Concertos Nos. 2 and 4 in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)
Piano Concertos Nos. 2 and 4 in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)
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mpn: 0486287238, ean: 9780486287232, isbn: 0486287238,

Throughout much of his long, highly productive career, Camille Saint-Saëns (1835–1921) occupied a dominant position in French music. Admired for his masterly command of orchestration and high standards of form, style, and workmanship, Saint-Saëns...


Symphony No. 3 (''Organ'') (Dover Miniature Music Scores)
Symphony No. 3 ("Organ") (Dover Miniature Music Scores)
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mpn: 435792, ean: 9780486435794, isbn: 0486435792,

Dedicated to the memory of Franz Liszt, the composer's friend and mentor, Saint-Saëns' Symphony No. 3 ("Organ") ranks among the most important works in French symphonic music. In this work, Saint-Saëns achieves a synthesis of the traditional four-m...


Danse Macabre and Havanaise for Violin and Orchestra in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)
Danse Macabre and Havanaise for Violin and Orchestra in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)
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mpn: 0486441474, ean: 9780486441474, isbn: 0486441474,

Versatile and prolific, Camille Saint-Saëns (1835–1921) was a brilliant craftsman who contributed to every genre of French music. Two of his enduringly popular works for violin and orchestra appear in this affordable volume, which will be welcomed...


William Tell and Other Overtures in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)
William Tell and Other Overtures in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)
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mpn: DP15265, ean: 9780486281490, isbn: 0486281493,

Aside from The Barber of Seville, most of Gioacchino Rossini's 39 operas are revived only rarely today, although many of their arias and other elements are frequently performed in concerts and recordings. The overtures to his operas, however, are ano...


The Suites from the Fairy Tale Operas and Dubinushka (Dover Orchestral Scores)
The Suites from the Fairy Tale Operas and Dubinushka (Dover Orchestral Scores)
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mpn: 486779882, ean: 9780486779881, isbn: 0486779882,

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844–1908) was a prolific composer of orchestral works and many other forms of music, including chamber works and art songs. He also wrote many operas, excerpts from which are featured in this collection. Contents include t...


Rapsodie Espagnole, Mother Goose Suite, and Pavane for a Dead Princess in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)
Rapsodie Espagnole, Mother Goose Suite, and Pavane for a Dead Princess in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)
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mpn: 418995, ean: 9780486418995, isbn: 0486418995,

With the premiere in 1908 of Rapsodie Espagnole, Ravel's first entirely orchestral composition, the French composer achieved renown as a highly original and imaginative composer. In 1911, he recast the Mother Goose Suite, his extremely successful mus...


Daphnis and Chloe: Suites I and II in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)
Daphnis and Chloe: Suites I and II in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)
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mpn: 0486449513, ean: 9780486449517, isbn: 0486449513,

Composed for Diaghilev and the Ballet Russes, Daphnis and Chloé was drawn from an ancient Greek fable about a pair of abandoned infants who grow up together, fall in love, and are delivered from the treachery of pirates by the god Pan. Upon receipt ...


Madama Butterfly in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)
Madama Butterfly in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)
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mpn: 263452, ean: 9780486263458, isbn: 0486263452,

When Puccini was inspired to write Madama Butterfly, he was at the peak of his fame, idolized as the composer of three great operatic successes, Manon Lescaut, La Bohème, and Tosca. His inspiration was a London production of David Belasco's American...


Il Trittico in Full Score: Il Tabarro / Suor Angelica / Gianni Schicchi (Dover Music Scores)
Il Trittico in Full Score: Il Tabarro / Suor Angelica / Gianni Schicchi (Dover Music Scores)
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ean: 9780486293295, isbn: 0486293297,

Considered the greatest Italian opera composer since Verdi, Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) created many of the most popular operas in the repertoire, including Madama Butterfly, La Boheme, Tosca, Manon Lescaut, and Turandot. His well-known gifts for lus...


Complete Chamber Music for Strings (Dover Chamber Music Scores)
Complete Chamber Music for Strings (Dover Chamber Music Scores)
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mpn: 23679X, ean: 9780486236797, isbn: 048623679X,

"As a composer of chamber music Mendelssohn claims greatness almost without qualification. . . . He had a complete mastery of his medium . . . and an intensity of interest in pure music that renders his quartets, in particular, works of integrity in ...


Ten Songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)
Ten Songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)
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mpn: 0486416933, ean: 9780486416939, isbn: 0486416933,

In 1887 Gustav Mahler (1860–1911) came upon what would be for him a great treasure: Des Knaben Wunderhorn: alte deutsche Lieder (The Youth's Miraculous Horn: Old German Songs), an anthology of more than 700 folk songs and poems (named for the first...


Des Knaben Wunderhorn and the Rückert Lieder for Voice and Piano (Dover Song Collections)
Des Knaben Wunderhorn and the Rückert Lieder for Voice and Piano (Dover Song Collections)
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mpn: 406342, ean: 9780486406343, isbn: 0486406342,

Des Knaben Wunderhorn (The Youth's Miraculous Horn) was an assemblage of folksongs and folksong-style poems collected and adapted in 1805 and 1808 by poets Achim von Arnim and Clemens Brentano to reflect their concept of German folk poetry. In 1887, ...


Symphony No. 3 in D Minor for Alto Solo, Choirs and Orchestra (Dover Miniature Music Scores)
Symphony No. 3 in D Minor for Alto Solo, Choirs and Orchestra (Dover Miniature Music Scores)
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mpn: 421384, ean: 9780486421384, isbn: 0486421384,

Mahler's third symphony, scored for a massive orchestra, was conceived as a vast cycle in six movements, including the opening march, the moving setting for alto solo of Nietzsche's "Oh Mensch! Gib Acht!" and a setting for women's and boys' choirs of...


Complete Piano Transcriptions from Wagner's Operas (Dover Music for Piano)
Complete Piano Transcriptions from Wagner's Operas (Dover Music for Piano)
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mpn: 241262, ean: 9780486241265, isbn: 0486241262,

Liszt's reputation as the supreme pianist of the 19th century, and possibly of all time, has overshadowed many of his other achievements. It is less known, for example, that Liszt both championed the music of other composers and transcribed their wor...


The Schubert Song Transcriptions for Solo Piano/Series II: The Complete Winterreise and Seven Other Great Songs (Dover Music for Piano)
The Schubert Song Transcriptions for Solo Piano/Series II: The Complete Winterreise and Seven Other Great Songs (Dover Music for Piano)
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mpn: 288765, ean: 9780486288765, isbn: 0486288765,

Of the many piano transcriptions Franz Liszt made of the works of other composers, those he made of the songs of Franz Schubert are among his most inspired. This volume contains the legendary pianist's twelve transcriptions from Schubert's great song...


Complete Piano Sonatas, Vol. 1: Hoboken Nos. 1-29
Complete Piano Sonatas, Vol. 1: Hoboken Nos. 1-29
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mpn: 247260, ean: 9780486247267, isbn: 0486247260,

Note: This item will not have finger numbers. The towering composer who perfected the early symphonic form and invented the modern string quartet also left his indelible mark on the sonata. During 50 years of inspired creative effort, Haydn experime...


Cello Concerto in E Minor in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)
Cello Concerto in E Minor in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)
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mpn: 0486418960, ean: 9780486418964, isbn: 0486418960,

A tour de force for any cellist, Elgar's magnificent Cello Concerto is performed more frequently than any other except that of Dvorák. Regarded as an elegy for a lost world, the Cello Concerto was written after the composer's lengthy creative stagna...


Pelleas et Melisande in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)
Pelleas et Melisande in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)
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mpn: 0486248259, ean: 9780486248257, isbn: 0486248259,

Distinguished by its sure and economical craftsmanship, Pelleas et Melisande is Debussy's only opera — a perfect marriage of music and verse that ranks as one of the great landmarks in the history of the form, so sublimely does the musical style fi...


Anthony Stradivari the Celebrated Violin Maker (Dover Books on Music)
Anthony Stradivari the Celebrated Violin Maker (Dover Books on Music)
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ean: 9780486498263, isbn: 0486498263,

Renowned nineteenth-century musicologist François-Joseph Fétis assembled this authoritative survey with the assistance of noted violin maker and dealer Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume. Focusing on the work of the Italian master violin maker Stradivarius, t...



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