Classical Scores Library II: New Content December 2012

Updates include 309 scores from Faber Music, Wirripang, and from many individual composers.

New works included from Faber Music include compositions by Colin Matthews, Jonathan Harvey, John Woolrich, David Matthews, Torsten Rasch, Tansy Davies, Peter Sculthorpe, Carl Vine, Derek Bermel, and more. New content from Wirripang includes compositions by Clare Maclean, Kenya Wilkins, Van P. Nguyen, Naomi Ng, Alan Hinde, Vincent Giles, Sylvia Rice, Paul Ballam-Cross, Kevin Young, and more.

Alexander Street Press has also released material by individual composers from Taiwan, including Chao, Ching-Wen; Wu, Dye; Lien, Hsien-sheng; Li, Yuan-Chen; Paul SanGregory; Liu, Pietro Te-Yi; Chen, Sansan; composers from the US, including Thomas Oboe Lee, Ryan Carter, and Robinson McClellan; plus Anthony Ritchie (New Zealand), Marc Yeats (UK), Ralph Middenway (Australia), and Hans Huyssen (South Africa).

Classical Scores Library, Volume II now contains 1,624 scores.


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Classical Scores Library II
Complements and expands on Classical Scores Library with a new focus on major composers not represented in the first collection; new contemporary self published scores by major living composers around the world; and critical editions of compositions that are lesser known but often studied.

Library Music Source
This is the online version of the CD Sheet Music and Orchestra Musician’s CD-ROM Library CD-ROMs. The music is selected from out-of-copyright standard editions from publishers such as Breitkopf and Hartel, C.F. Peters, G. Schirmer, Carl Fischer, G. Ricordi, Durand and many others. The editorial staff for CD Sheet Music has chosen the best edition available for each work.

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Classical Scores Library II: New Content

Alexander Street Press has added 650 scores (20,418 pages) to Classical Scores Library Volume II.

New scores include content from Faber Music, Wirripang, and a wide variety of never before been published individual composers. Newly published composers include: Huck Hodge, Thomas Oboe Lee, Matt Malsky, Thomas Reiner, Yotam Haber, Moya Henderson, Katia Tiutiunnik, Marc Yeats, and more.

New content from Faber includes scores by Julian Anderson, Benjamin Britten, and Frank Bridge.

New content from Wirripang includes scores by Houston Dunleavy, John Spence, Paul Paviour, Frank Millward, Miriam Beatrice Hyde, Larry Sitsky, May Howlett, Vincent Giles, Phillip Wilcher, and more.

We’ve also released more scores from The Symphony 1720-1840 series from Garland Publishing/Barry S. Brook Center.

Classical Scores Library Volume II now contains 1,261 scores/37,158 pages.

Alexander Street Press: New Content

Alexander Street Press has added:
8 new videos to Dance in Video from the Balanchine Foundation and the Royal Ballet to Dance in Video.

New material includes coaching sessions and interviews with Alicia Alonso, Arthur Mitchell, Maria Tallchief, Melissa Hayden and Todd Bolender, along with performances of Ondine, The Sleeping Beauty, and Swan Lake with the Royal Ballet.

Dance in Video now includes 286 videos, equalling 239 hours.

9 new videos to Opera in Video:

* Acis and Galatea (Royal Opera House)
* Dido and Aeneas with Sarah Connolly (Royal Opera House, 2009)
* Falstaff (Glyndebourne, 2009)
* Hansel und Gretel (Royal Opera House, 2008)
* Salome with Maria Ewing (Royal Opera House, 1992)
* Un Ballo in Maschera (Teatro Real, 2008)
* Mad About the Opera directed by Mario Costa (Bel Canto Society, 1948)
* Great Opera Arias: A gala concert from the Royal Opera House 1996, starring Placido Domingo, Roberto Alagna, Dwayne Croft, Angela Gheorghiu, Susan Graham, and more.
* Documentary on Maria Callas from Bel Canto Society

Opera in Video now includes 157 videos, equalling 328 hours.

3,597 scores (37,325 pages) to Classical Scores Library.
New material is from A-R Editions and includes scores from the Recent Researches of the Classical Era, Recent Researches in the Music of the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries, and Recent Researches in American Music.

Composers released include Armand-Louis Couperin, Johann Adolf Hasse, Ignaz Pleyel, Antonio Salieri, Giovanni Sammartini, Jan Dussek, Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel, Charles-Marie Widor, Amy Beach, and more.

Classical Scores Library now includes 24,300 scores and 399,098 pages.

179 new albums to Classical Music Library.
The albums are from Vox Music, Bridge Records, Cantolopera, Mode Records, Newport Classic, and more.

Example of new albums include:
* Young Brendel: The Vox Years
* Katie Zhukov: Six Profiles of Australian Women Composers
* Cowell: Dancing with Henry: New Discoveries in the Music of Henry Cowell
* Gerald Finley/Stephen Ralls: Songs of Travel
* Feldman: Late Works with Clarinet
* Laurence Lesser, Haesun Paik: Beethoven, The Complete Music for Piano and Cello

Classical Music Library now includes 4,298 albums and 65,701 tracks, and is growing regularly.

March Update: New content in Alexander Street Press products

1 title (410 pages) from Harvard University Press
* Freedom Is, Freedom Ain’t: Jazz and the Making of the Sixties by Scott Saul

7 titles (2,751 pages) from Princeton University Press
* Debussy and His World (ed. Jane Fulcher)
* Dvorák and His World (ed. Michael Beckerman)
* Edward Elgar and His World (ed. Byron Adams)
* Haydn and His World (ed. Elaine Sisman)
* Janácek And His World (ed. Michael Beckerman)
* Mendelssohn And His World (ed. R. Larry Todd)
* Richard Wagner And His World (ed. Thomas S. Grey)

28 albums (108 tracks) from Mode Records, Mark Custom, Celestial Harmonies, and Lyrichord. Example new albums include:
* Schütz: Der Schwanengesang, SWV.482-493
* Giacinto Scelsi: The Works for Double Bass
* Hanson, Hindemith, Grainger, Bernstein: The Next Step
* Gregorian Chants by the Capella antiqua München
* Carl Orff-Schulwerk, Musica Poetica, Vol. 1

71 scores (5,922 pages) from Faber Music and Universal Edition. New scores include compositions by …
* Julian Anderson
* Malcolm Arnold
* Beethoven
* Anne Boyd
* John Field
* Gustav Mahler
* Mozart
* Wolfgang Rihm
* Schumann
* Peter Sculthorpe
* Alexander von Zemlinsky
* and more

Music Online now contains:
* 255,059 tracks
* 17,685 albums
* 64,898 pages text reference
* 16,834 scores
* 407 videos

Februrary Update: New content in Alexander Street Press products

Now contains 34,112 pages.
Added 15 titles (1,317 pages) from Chelsea House Publishers, Hampton Institute Press, and David McKay, including:
* Traditional Black Music Series (13 volumes) by Jerry Silverman (sheet music including spirituals, slave songs, songs of protest and civil rights)
* Sheet music of hymns and religious folk songs published by Hampton Institute Press
* Echoes of Africa in Folk Songs of the Americas (Beatrice Landeck)

Now contains 4,058 albums and 69,026 tracks.
Added 40 albums (912 tracks) of traditional folk songs, rural blues, gospel hymns, and more. Highlights include:
* 9 volumes of traditional folk songs recorded specifically for American Song by folk singer Jerry Silverman. These folk songs were collected and published in his Folk Song Encyclopedia. These are the recordings that complement the sheet music in the Encyclopedia. Liner notes for the songs include a description of the folk song plus the complete lyrics.
* Country/rural blues from Takoma Records
* I’m Going Down to North Carolina – The Complete Recording of the Red Fox Chasers, 1928-31, from Tompkins Square Records

Now contains 4,120 albums and 63,608 tracks.
Added 258 albums (3,528 tracks) from Bridge Records, Celestial Harmonies, and Mark Custom Records plus 1,300 new compositions to the database, including wind ensemble/wind symphonies, choral music, contemporary music by Luciano Berio, David Rakowski, and more.
New albums include:
* David Rakowski: Etudes, Vol. 3
* Three Quartets: The Apollo Saxophone Quartet
* Theme and Variations: Improvisations On Children’s Songs
* H. Kling: 40 Characteristic Etudes for French Horn
* Susan Levitin, Gerald Rizze: 20th Century American Duos for Flute & Piano
* The American Impressionist Organ

Now contains 14,757 scores and 318,263 pages.
Added 205 scores (9,716 pages) from Faber Music, Ltd., and Universal Edition. New scores include compositions by Thomas Adès, Julian Anderson, Alban Berg, Victoria Borisova-Ollas, Anne Boyd, Arcangelo Corelli, Colin Matthews, Robert Schumann, Peter Sculthorpe, Carl Vine, Carl Maria von Weber, and more.

Music Online now contains:
* 254,372 tracks
* 17,644 albums
* 62,029 pages text reference
* 16,764 scores (318,263 pages)
* 407 videos