By the middle of the twentieth century, Umberto Giordano had established himself as a leading figure in the verismo (realistic) school of opera composition, rivaling Leoncavallo and Mascagni in importance. Today his fame rests on a single work, Andrea Ch‚nier, first performed in 1896. Based on the life of a French poet, the intense and dramatic story unfolds amid the tumult of the French Revolution. The real-life figure who inspired this drama was initially a fervent supporter of the Revolution ...
This is the score for the fifth string quartet by the innovative Philip Glass which was originally commissioned by David and Evelyne Lennette for the Kronos Quartet, and was first performed on February 15, 1992.
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In 1884 the Norwegian city of Bergen celebrated the 200th birthday of Ludvig Holberg, one of its most famous sons and a symbolic figure of the late Baroque era. For this occasion Grieg wrote the piano suite Aus Holbergs Zeit, which he orchestrated for string orchestra. To this day, the Suite - particularly in this arrangement - ranks among Grieg's most popular works. By using the romantic string sound, Grieg brings the late Baroque orchestral suite and its various dance forms to life again. Along...
Forces are 2+1,2,2,2 winds, 4,2,3,1 brass, tympani, percussion, 44322 strings. Includes the movements Morning Mood; Asa's Death; Anitra's Dance; In the Hall of the Mountain King. Full score only - parts not included.
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Forces are 2d1,2,2,2 winds, 4,2,3,1 brass, tympani, percussion, harp, 44322 strings. Includes the movements Ingrid's Lament; Arabian Dance; Peer Gynt's Homecoming; Solveg's Song. Full score only - parts not included.
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Romantic. After Henrik Ibsen obtained sensational feedback for his verse drama "Peer Gynt", he decided to arrange the text for stage performances as well. He requested incidental music from Edvard Grieg, who immediately assured Ibsen of his cooperation. In its new version, Peer Gynt was given its first performance in February 1876 and also scored a tremendous success. After a further revision of his music, Grieg compiled four of the most striking pieces into an orchestral suite in 1888, and repea...
Study score. Includes Divertimento in D, Hob.IV-6; Divertimeo in G, Hob.IV-7; Divertimento in C, Hob.IV-8; Divertimento in G, Hob.IV-9; Divertimento in A, Hob.IV-10; Divertimento in D, Hob.IV-11. Matching performance parts available, see item 55900.
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Study score. G. Henle urtext edition. All music lovers are familiar with Haydn's great late oratorios - but who also knows the first one that he wrote about 25 years earlier? Although the Biblical story of young Tobias who is able to cure his blind father with heavenly help is in the tradition of the Neapolitan oratorio, it already displays signs of Haydn's personal style and is one of the most significant sacred works that he had written up to that time. This applies both to the virtuoso arias a...
Study score. For 2 flutes and cello. Includes Trio No 1 in C, Hob.IV-1; Trio No 2 in G, Hob.IV-3; Trio Movement in G, Hob.IV-4; Andante in G, Hob.IV-2. Matching performance parts available, see item 55897.
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