Symphony No. 7 by Gustav Mahler Mahler's seventh symphony ranks among the composer's most popular and accessible works. Possessing neither a 'program' nor a folk-song theme, it is a purely instrumental composition, both hopeful and romantic in mood, with a harmonic and stylistic structure that evokes the daily journey from dusk till dawn. This miniature score is reproduced from an authoritative edition, complete with numbered movements for easy reference. Affordable and compact, it...
Mozart Masterpieces by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart A superb assortment of the composer's best piano pieces includes sonatas, fantasies, variations, rondos, minuets, and more. Highlights include such engaging works as 'Turkish Rondo,' 'Sonata in C,' and a dozen variations on 'Ah, vous dirai-je, Maman' (better known as 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star'). Reprinted from authoritative sources, the collection combines a magnificent selection of pieces in one convenient, attractive,...
None But the Lonely Heart and Other Songs for High Voice
None But the Lonely Heart and Other Songs for High Voice by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky 'Penetrating sweetness and sadness.' — Grove. Rich selection of 40 charming works includes celebrated title song plus Don Juan's Serenade, Mignon's Song, Night of Stars, Serenade, Song of the Gipsy Girl, and other exquisite pieces for voice and piano. Texts are by Goethe, Heine, Tolstoy, and other great poets, in English and either German or French.
Nicolo Paganini by Francois-Joseph Fetis Written by an immensely important musicologist, this rare 1860 monograph analyzes Paganini's compositions and provides a fascinating history of the violin. Author François-Joseph Fétis also offers firsthand accounts of the violin virtuoso's playing, personal habits, and social behavior that form a colorful portrait of a legendary musician and a valuable historical resource.
Piano Technique by Walter Gieseking Perfect for students and teachers looking for a radical approach to finger and expression technique, this volume collects two classic books bound together by one of greatest pianists of all time and his famed teacher. Includes both The Shortest Way to Pianistic Perfection, and Rhythmics, Dynamics, Pedal and Other Problems of Piano Playing.
The Art of Piano Pedaling by Anton Rubinstein With Rubinstein considered Liszt's only possible rival on the concert stage, and Carre as the foremost woman pianist of the late nineteenth century, it is an unexpected gift that both have left behind insights into that supremely important aspect of performance called 'the soul of the piano': the art of piano pedaling.