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The Romantic Era: 55 Selections from Symphonics, Ballets, Operas & Piano Literature (World's Great Classical Music)


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Features 55 selections drawn from the rich 19th century Romantic literature. Composers included are Berlioz, Brahms, Bruckner, Chopin, Grieg, Mahler, Mendelssohn, J. Strauss, R. Strauss, Schubert, Schumann, Tchaikovsky, Wagner and others. Great Romantic melodies are excerpted from symphonies, ballets, operas, piano pieces and other concert works, and presented as faithful transcriptions in new, clean engravings. Includes capsule biographies of all of the composers represented.

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Symphonie Fantastique, Op.14, Fifth Movement Excerpt 'Witches' Sabbath' — Polovetzian Dances (from Prince Igor), First Theme — Intermezzo in A Major, Op. 118, No. 2 — Intermezzo in B-flat Major, Op. 76, No. 4 — Lullaby (Wiegenlied) — Rhapsody in G Minor, Op. 79, No. 2 — Symphony No. 1, Op. 68, Fourth Movement Excerpt — Symphony No. 4, Op. 98, First Movement Excerpt — Waltz in A-flat Major, Op. 39, No. 15 — Symphony No. 7, Second Movement Excerpt — Mazurka in A Minor, Op. 17, No. 4 — Polonaise Militaire, Op. 40, No. 1 — Prelude in D-flat Major, ('Raindrop'), Op. 28, No. 15 — Waltz in A-flat Major, Op. 69, No. 1 — Slavonic Dance, Excerpt — Ave Maria ('Meditation') — Funeral March of a Marionette, Themes — In the Hall of the Mountain King (from Peer Gynt) — Liebestraum No. 3 in A-flat Major — Symphony No. 4 ('Ode to Heavenly Joy') Third Movement Excerpt — Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp Minor, Fourth Movement Excerpt — Symphony No. 8 in E Major ('Symphony of a Thousand'), Second Movement Excerpt — Meditation (from Thaïs) — 'Fingal's Cave' Overture (The Hebrides), Themes — A Midsummer Night's Dream, Overture Themes — Symphony No. 4 ('Italian'), Op. 90, First Movement Excerpt — The Great Gate of Kiev (from Pictures at an Exhibition) — Nocturne in C Minor, Op. 48, No. 1 / Chopin — Barcarolle (from The Tales of Hoffman) — Pilgrims' Chorus (from Tannhäuser) / Wagner — Prelude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 3 No. 2 — Sheherazade, Themes from Part 1 — Andante (Second Movement) from Sonata in A Major, Op. 120 — Ave Maria — Impromptu in A-flat Major, Op. 142, No. 2 — Moment Musicale in F Minor, Op. 94, No. 5 — Symphony No. 8 ('Unfinished'), First Movement Excerpt — Symphony No. 9 ('The Great'), 1st Movement Excerpt — Piano Concerto in A Minor, First Movement Themes — Symphony No. 1 ('Spring'), Op. 38, 3rd Movement Excerpt — The Prophet Bird (Vogel als Prophet) fromForest Scenes — Widmung (Dedication) — By the Beautiful Blue Danube, Themes — Tales from the Vienna Woods, Themes — Allerseelen (All Souls' Day) — Also sprach Zarathustra!, Opening Theme — Waltz of the Flowers (from The Nutcracker) Excerpt — 1812 Overture, Excerpts — Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy (from the Nut Cracker) — Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23, First Movement Excerpt — Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture 'Love Theme' — Symphony No. 6 ('Pathétique') 1st Movement Excerpt — The Evening Star (from Tannhäuser) — Waltz from Swan Lake — Waltz of the flowers from 'The nutcracker suite'.

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Neely, Blake
Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
Walters, Richard
Milwaukee, Wis.
Piano music, Arranged
Printed Music - General
Music - General
World's Great Classical Music
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