The Romantic Era
 
 
 
55 Selections from Symphonies, Ballets, Operas & Piano Literature for Piano Solo
Series: World's Greatest Classical Music
Editors: Richard Walters, Blake Neely
 
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.

Contents: BERLIOZ: Symphonie Fantastique, 5th mvt. excerpt • BORODIN: Polovetzian Dnaces, 1st Theme • BRAHMS: Intermezzo, Op. 118, No. 2, Intermezzo, Op. 76, No. 4 • Lullaby • Rhapsody, Op. 79, No. 2 • Symphonies: No. 1, 4th mvt. excerpt • No. 4, 1st mvt. excerpt • Waltz, Op. 39, No. 15 • BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 7, 2nd mvt. excerpt • CHOPIN: Mazurka, Op. 17, No. 4 • Nocturne, Op. 48, No. 1 • Polonaise Militaire, Op. 40, No. 1 • Prelude “Raindrop,” Op. 28, No. 15 • Waltz, Op. 69, No. 1 • DVORAK: Slavonic Dance, excerpt • GOUNOD: Ave Maria • Funeral March of a Marionett, Themes • GRIEG: In the Hall of the Mountain King • Morning • LISZT: Liebestraum No. 3 • MAHLER SYMPHONIES: No. 4, 3rd mvt. excerpt • No. 5, 4th mvt. excerpt • No. 8, 2nd mvt. excerpt • MASSENET: Fingal's Cave Overture, Themes • A Midsummer Night's Dream, Overture themes • Symphony No. 4, 1st mvt. excerpt • MUSORGSKY: The Great Gate of Kiev • OFFENBACH: Barcarolle from The Tales of Hoffman • RACHMANINOFF: Prelude, Op. 3, No. 2 • RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade, Themes from Part 1 • SCHUBERT: Andante from Sonata, Op. 120 • Ave Maria • Impromptu, Op. 142, No. 2 • Moment Musicale, Op. 94, No. 5 • Symphony No. 8, 1st mvt. excerpt • Symphony No. 9, 1st mvt. excerpt • SCHUMANN: Concerto in A minor, 1st mvt. Themes • The Prophet Bird from Forest Scenes • Symphony No. 1, 3rd mvt. excerpt • Widmung • J STRAUSS: Allerseelen • Also sprach Zarathustra!, Openeing Theme • TCHAIKOVSKY: 1812 Overture, excerpt • Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy • Piano Concerto No. 1, 1st mvt. excerpt • Romeo and Juliet Overture, “Love Theme” • Symphony No. 6, 1st mvt. excerpt • Waltz from Swan Lake • Waltz of the Flowers, excerpt • WAGNER: The Evening Star from Tannhauser • Pilgrims' Chorus from Tanhauser
 
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$18.99 (US)
Inventory #HL 00240096
ISBN: 9780634048104
UPC: 073999399691
Width: 9.0"
Length: 12.0"
240 pages
 
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