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The Marriage of Figaro
The Marriage of Figaro
Paperback      ISBN: 0486237516
Mozart's beloved comic romp, reprinted from a late (C. F. Peters, 1941) but beautifully engraved and highly regarded edition, which preserves Mozart's autograph manuscript and early translations of the libretto and includes passages that are often cut in other editions.
Coldplay - a Rush of Blood to the Head
Coldplay - a Rush of Blood to the Head
Paperback      ISBN: 0711996067

(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Artist Songbook). P/V/G arrangements for every song from Coldplay's 2002 Grammy winner for Best Alternative Music Album and Best Rock Performance by a Group. 11 tracks: Amsterdam * Clocks * Daylight * God Put a Smile upon Your Face * Green Eyes * In My Place * Politik * A Rush of Blood to the Head * The Scientist * Warning Sign * A Whisper. Also available in a Guitar Recorded Versions edition (00690593/$19.95).

Thoroughly Modern Millie: Vocal Selections
Thoroughly Modern Millie
Vocal Selections
Paperback      ISBN: 157560616x

(Vocal Selections). The winner of six 2002 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Orchestrations and Best Actress (Sutton Foster), Thoroughly Modern Millie takes us back to the jazz and flappers of the Roaring '20s. Based on the 1967 movie of the same name, which starred Julie Andrews, Mary Tyler Moore and Carol Channing, the Broadway show features new songs, 1920s favorites and tunes written for the film all of which are featured in our 14-song piano/vocal highlights folio. Also includes a special section of fantastic color photos from the Broadway production, a plot synopsis, show credits, and bios of composer Jeanine Tesori and lyricist Dick Scanlan.

Idomeneo in Full Score
Idomeneo in Full Score
Paperback      ISBN: 0486271080

In the summer of 1780, Mozart received a commission from Munich to write an opera seria -- a form of opera that catered to eighteenth-century tastes for stories with classical and mythological subjects and for musical scores that provided ample opportunities for bravura singing. Idomeneo, first performed at the Court Opera in Munich early in 1781, triumphantly reveals the young composer at the summit of his powers. Rather than the stereotypical score that was often little more than a thinly contrived excuse for exhibitionistic singing, Mozart's music was rich in dramatic force and heroic emotion, with a new emphasis on choral singing and exceptionally full and elaborate scoring -- qualities amply demonstrated in this authoritative full-score edition of the opera.
High drama asserts itself in the scene most crucial to the plot: caught in a storm at sea, King Idomeaeus of Crete has promised Neptune that if spared from imminent shipwreck he will sacrifice the first person he sees upon reaching land. As he touches shore, the first person the king sees is his son, Idamantes. The exciting drama that follows, brought to life by Mozart's masterly score, will delight opera lovers, singers, musicians, and music students. Idomeneo is reprinted here from the authoritative full-score edition published by Breitkopf & H rtel.

La Traviata in Full Score
La Traviata in Full Score
Paperback      ISBN: 0486263215

One of Verdi's most popular opera, La Traviata is based on La Dame aux Cam lias ("Camille"), the novel and play by Alexandre Dumas, fils that enthralled Parisian audiences of the 1850s with a stirring portrayal of a beautiful courtesan redeemed by love. With his librettist, Francesco Maria Piave, Verdi transformed the Dumas story of a passionate, ultimately poignant love affair within the intoxicating demimonde of Paris in the mid-1800s to an exciting, deeply moving musical drama.
La Traviata fortunately survived its dismal first production in Venice in 1853 to become a worldwide favorite, treasured by musical artists and audiences alike for the lyric beauty of its arias and ensembles, and for the dramatic force and finesse of its orchestral scoring. This full-score edition, designed to provide a lifetime of study and enjoyment, is reproduced from the authoritative edition prepared for G. Ricordi of Milan. It will afford opera lovers a rare opportunity to study intimately Verdi's genius for operatic composition in the early years of its greatest flowering.

Songs of Fun & Foolishness
Songs of Fun & Foolishness
Paperback      ISBN: 156222266x

This book presents a collection of over 50 traditional 19th and early 20th century songs full of fun and foolishness written for voice and piano in guitar-friendly keys. Complete lyrics, suggested guitar chords, as well as standard piano notation are provided. The song list includes such classics as New Jersey Turnpike; Phil the Fluther's Ball; Shootin' With Rasputin; George Washington Bridge; Away With Rum; and many more.

Mel Bay Presents Songs of Ireland
Mel Bay Presents Songs of Ireland
Paperback      ISBN: 1562221132
Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now and the Hit Songs of Diane Warren
Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now and the Hit Songs of Diane Warren
Paperback      ISBN: 0769210589

Includes: Blame It on the Rain * Give a Little Love * How Can We Be Lovers * If I Could Turn Back Time * I'll Be Your Shelter * Look Away * Rhythm of the Night * Walk Away * When I See You Smile * When the Night Comes * Wherever Would I Be and more.

Fingerpicking Styles for Guitar
Fingerpicking Styles for Guitar
Paperback      ISBN: 0825600057

Step-by-step instruction in American guitar picking, from simple patterns through the more complicated styles of noted folk and blues guitarists like Etta Baker, Sam McGee, Pete Seeger, Merle Travis, Dave Van Ronk, and many others.

Burt Bacharach: Song by Song: The Ultimate Burt Bacharach Reference for Fans, Serious Record Collectors, and Music Critics.
Burt Bacharach: Song by Song
The Ultimate Burt Bacharach Reference for Fans, Serious Record Collectors, and Music Critics.
Paperback      ISBN: 0825672805

Best known as the composer (with lyricist Hal David) of such 1960s hits as Dionne Warwick's "Walk On By," Dusty Springfield's "The Look of Love," and the Carpenters' "Close to You," Burt Bacharach wrote the music for over 700 published songs, which have been recorded by some 2,000 artists - from Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley to the Beatles and the Supremes. Song By Song is a witty, cheeky song-by-song journey through Bacharach's vast recorded oeuvre, from Nat "King" Cole's little-known 1952 version of 'Once in a Blue Moon" to Burt's recent collaborations with Elvis Costello, Lyle Lovett and Chicago.