A diverse and timeless collection of 66 famous chorales arranged for concert band by Frank Erickson. The chorales are all arranged in four parts (SATB) and, in addition to full band, are playable by a wide variety of smaller groups, from quartet on up. Be
This far-reaching and absorbing book is designed to help identify and value woodwind instruments made in Europe and the United States during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Drawing upon the author's many years of research in the field, the book includes a brief history of European woodwind instruments made during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; biographies of important makers; a glossary of terms that will be a welcome help for the novice; a list of key systems; resources for obtaining further information from books, museums, societies, and online; and most importantly, information and nearly 300 images taken from over 20 trade catalogs printed between 1880 and 1930 in Europe and the United States. Featured among these is a complete translation of William Heckel's rare, circa 1930 catalog. This comprehensive volume is an outstanding resource for beginning and advanced collectors of musical instruments as well as for museum curators.
Music from all three films arranged for wind instruments. Desirable and collectible, these instrumental folios are loaded with black-and-white photos of scenes from all three films. They are printed on top-quality antique paper stock, and the covers showcase the new "trilogy" artwork. The wind instrument books are completely compatible with each other and can be played together or as solos. Each book contains a carefully edited part that is appropriate for the Level 2-3 player and a fully orchestrated accompaniment CD. Each theme on the CD is presented as a "demo" track (which features that particular instrument) and as a "play-along" track without the solo instrument. New icons are used in the books to guide the players through the accompaniment options. A separate piano accompaniment book with CD is available for the wind series. The instrumental solo part, in concert pitch, is added above the piano part. The CD features live demonstration performances of various instrument tracks from the series. Titles are the twelve major themes from the blockbuster trilogy: from The Fellowship of the Ring: The Prophecy * In Dreams * Concerning Hobbits * Many Meetings * The Black Rider; from The Two Towers: Gollum's Song * Rohan * Evenstar * Forth Eorlingas; from The Return of the King: Into the West * The Steward of Gondor * Minas Tirith. This title is available in SmartMusic.
French organist and composer Louis Vierne (1870-1937), a student of both Franck and Widor, was appointed organist at Notre-Dame in Paris at the age of 30 and held that position until his death. Among his compositions are numerous works for organ, including six organ symphonies, the first three of which are reprinted here. Of this music, Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians says: "The best of his organ works are brilliantly effective and of considerable harmonic originality."
Now organists and music lovers can study and enjoy three of these majestic, lyrical works in this durable, attractive Dover edition, reprinted from authoritative French scores. This edition also includes a glossary of French terms used in these scores and specifications of the organs on which the symphonies were premiered.erous works for organ. This volume contains 3 of his 6 Organ Symphonies, notable for brilliant effectiveness, lyricism, and harmonic originality. Also includes a glossary of French terms used in these scores and specifications of the organs on which the Symphonies were premiered.
Each arrangement is designed to appropriately fit the indicated levels; key signatures, note ranges, phrasing and articulations were carefully considered and clearly marked. The arrangements in this series are completely compatible with each other, and ca
A professor of music history at the Sorbonne reveals the hidden significance of this popular opera, relating it to the esoteric traditions on which it was based, and to Mozart's own Masonic involvement.
This book is a complete guide to playing the 10-hole diatonic harmonica. Its purpose is to help the beginning student avoid the trail and error method of playing the harmonica through step-by-step technical instruction and an extensive, graded repertoir