Piano Songbooks

The Romantic Era

55 Selections from Symphonies, Ballets, Operas & Piano Literature for Piano Solo

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

  • BERLIOZ Symphonie Fantastique, Op.14, Fifth Movement Excerpt “Witches' Sabbath”
  • BORODIN Polovetzian Dances (from Prince Igor), First Theme
  • BRAHMS Intermezzo in B-flat Major, Op. 76, No. 4
  • Intermezzo in A Major, Op. 118, No. 2 (BRAHMS)
  • BRAHMS - Lullaby (Wiegenlied)
  • Rhapsody in G Minor, Op. 79, No. 2 (BRAHMS)
  • BRAHMS - Symphony No. 1, Op. 68, Fourth Movement Excerpt
  • BRAHMS Symphony No. 4, Op. 98, First Movement Excerpt
  • BRAHMS Waltz in A-flat Major, Op. 39, No. 15
  • BRUCKNER Symphony No. 7, Second Movement Excerpt
  • CHOPIN Mazurka in A Minor, Op. 17, No. 4
  • Polonaise Militaire, Op. 40, No. 1 (CHOPIN)
  • CHOPIN Prelude in D-flat Major, (“Raindrop”), Op. 28, No. 15
  • CHOPIN Waltz in A-flat Major, Op. 69, No. 1
  • DVORÁK Slavonic Dance, Excerpt
  • GOUNOD Ave Maria (“Meditation”)
  • GOUNOD Funeral March of a Marionette, Themes
  • GRIEG In the Hall of the Mountain King (from Peer Gynt)
  • Liebestraum No. 3 in A-flat Major (LISZT)
  • MAHLER Symphony No. 4 (“Ode to Heavenly Joy”) Third Movement Excerpt
  • MAHLER Symphony No. 8 in E Major (“Symphony of a Thousand”), Second Movement Excerpt
  • MAHLER - Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp Minor, Fourth Movement Excerpt
  • MASSENET Meditation (from Thaïs)
  • MENDELSSOHN “Fingal's Cave” Overture (The Hebrides), Themes
  • MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer Night's Dream, Overture Themes
  • MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 4 (“Italian”), Op. 90, First Movement Excerpt
  • MUSORGSKY The Great Gate of Kiev (from Pictures at an Exhibition)
  • Nocturne in C Minor, Op. 48 No. 1 (CHOPIN)
  • OFFENBACH Barcarolle (from The Tales of Hoffman)
  • RACHMANINOFF Prelude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 3 No. 2
  • RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Sheherazade, Themes from Part 1
  • SCHUBERT Andante (Second Movement) from Sonata in A Major, Op. 120
  • SCHUBERT Ave Maria
  • SCHUBERT Impromptu in A-flat Major, Op. 142, No. 2
  • Moment Musicale in F Minor, D. 780 No. 5 (SCHUBERT)
  • SCHUBERT Symphony No. 8 (“Unfinished”), First Movement Excerpt
  • SCHUBERT Symphony No. 9 (“The Great”), 1st Movement Excerpt
  • SCHUMANN Piano Concerto in A Minor, First Movement Themes
  • SCHUMANN Symphony No. 1 (“Spring”), Op. 38, 3rd Movement Excerpt
  • SCHUMANN The Prophet Bird (Vogel als Prophet) fromForest Scenes
  • SCHUMANN Widmung (Dedication)
  • STRAUSS, J. Tales from the Vienna Woods, Themes
  • STRAUSS J. By the Beautiful Blue Danube, Themes
  • STRAUSS, R. Allerseelen (All Souls' Day)
  • STRAUSS, R. Also sprach Zarathustra!, Opening Theme
  • TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6 (“Pathétique”) 1st Movement Excerpt
  • WALTZ (FROM SWAN LAKE) (TCHAIKOVSKY)
  • TCHAIKOVSKY Waltz of the Flowers (from The Nutcracker) Excerpt
  • TCHAIKOVSKY 1812 Overture, Excerpts
  • TCHAIKOVSKY Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy (from the Nut Cracker)
  • TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23, First Movement Excerpt
  • TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture “Love Theme”
  • Pilgrims' Chorus (from Tannhäuser) (WAGNER)
  • The Evening Star (from Tannhäuser) (WAGNER)
  • WALTZ OF THE FLOWERS (FROM “THE NUTCRACKER SUITE”)(P TCHAIKOVSKY)
  • Piano

$18.99 (US) Inventory #HL 00240096 ISBN: 9780634048104 UPC: 073999399691 Width: 9.0" Length: 12.0" 240 pages

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