schott-music.com - Press News http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/index.html?_NewsSearch=1&_NewsSearch_page=2 schott-music.com - Press News en-UK thomas.fischer@schott-music.com (Thomas Fischer) Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 Thu, 02 Apr 2015 11:39:26 +0200 Schott Music - CMS http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 Spirituals & Gospels for aspiring singers - 04/01/2015 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11569.html?newsCategoryId=28 These editions are suitable for singing lessons in schools, at church or even for concert performances. The pieces impart the specific techniques of gospel singing. Sample of content: - Amazing grace - Balm in Gilead - Calvary - Chilly water - Down by the riverside - Ev’ry time I feel the spirit - Gimme... Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11569.html?newsCategoryId=28 schott-music.com - Press News Press News Selected Piano Works - 03/31/2015 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11542.html?newsCategoryId=28 Gade’s piano music is steeped in Danish folk music, yet technically demanding and always very pianistic so that both piano pupils and experienced pianists will find many rewarding challenges when playing this music. The present album provides an insight into Gade’s piano works and shows his influence during his time. Thanks to their numerous facets, the piano works of this... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11542.html?newsCategoryId=28 schott-music.com - Press News Press News The Little Mermaid - 03/31/2015 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11543.html?newsCategoryId=28 Christopher Norton’s Micromusicals are exciting and accessible musicals for schools based on popular classroom teaching topics from the creator of the internationally-acclaimed Microjazz series. Designed for children aged 5-8, this production lasts around 30 minutes and can be learned, rehearsed and performed in as little as 2 days. Includes: - Succinct casting and direction... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11543.html?newsCategoryId=28 schott-music.com - Press News Press News African Song - 03/31/2015 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11544.html?newsCategoryId=28 Abdullah Ibrahim aka ‘Dollar Brand’ is one of the true jazz greats. His cycle ‘African Song’ celebrates the unmistakable atmosphere and cheerfulness of African music. This arrangement for alto saxophone and piano is a rather special performance piece.... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11544.html?newsCategoryId=28 schott-music.com - Press News Press News Cordoba - 03/31/2015 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11546.html?newsCategoryId=28 In the 11th century Cordoba was one of the largest European capitals consisting of people of varying cultures and religions. Jews, Muslims and Christians lived together in harmony and important philosophers, scientists and artists were rife. Musically, ‘Cordoba’ expresses an inter-religious dialogue through structural notation.... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11546.html?newsCategoryId=28 schott-music.com - Press News Press News Scherzo, Gigue, Romanze und Fughette - 03/31/2015 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11547.html?newsCategoryId=28 Amongst the lesser known works by Schumann, his piano pieces evidence of the previous masters that he studied. He was heavily influenced by both Bach and Beethoven. We can clearly see Bach’s influence in this Gigue and Fughette.... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11547.html?newsCategoryId=28 schott-music.com - Press News Press News Summer Sonata - 03/31/2015 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11548.html?newsCategoryId=28 I wrote the first movement of my Sommersonate in the summer of 2010, and though a self-contained work, it called out for continuation or a companion piece. I imagine the first movement, marked moderato, to be bright, free, weightless, transparent, flooded in sunlight. In contrast, the newly composed second movement is nocturnal and cryptic, with a restrained glow. A Romance, a (summer) night piece.... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11548.html?newsCategoryId=28 schott-music.com - Press News Press News Latin Standards for Flute - 03/31/2015 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11549.html?newsCategoryId=28 This new addition to the Schott Flute Lounge series contains 14 rousing songs with optional piano accompaniment. Latin American music with its rousing rhythms and grooves, catchy melodies and emotional texts enriches our lives. Dirko Juchem and his easy-to-play and professional arrangements of great Latin hits like Besame Mucho or Girl from Ipanema open the dancefloor for flutists... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11549.html?newsCategoryId=28 schott-music.com - Press News Press News Play Jazz Flute - now! - 03/31/2015 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11550.html?newsCategoryId=28 An easy introduction to styles, effects and techniques not normally found in classical music. Stephanie Wagner’s guide to jazz flute is full of practical examples as well as duets in every style. CD recording of all of the pieces also included. Content: - Preface - Jazz Phrasing and Styles: - The most important articulation marks in Jazz -... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11550.html?newsCategoryId=28 schott-music.com - Press News Press News The Sorcerer’s Apprentice - 03/31/2015 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11551.html?newsCategoryId=28 The setting of Goethe’s ‘Zauberlehrling’ is among the most famous works by the Parisian composer Paul Dukas. This orchestral work tells the story of the sorcerer’s apprentice who overestimates his magical powers and causes complete chaos.... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11551.html?newsCategoryId=28 schott-music.com - Press News Press News Intercession - 03/31/2015 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11552.html?newsCategoryId=28 The composer states that “The piece begins with a slowly falling scale of seven notes, thrown from one player to another, repeated nine times and embellished with ornamental flurries which outline a gradually evolving harmonic pattern. The repetitive nature of the music is like a peal of bells or some other kind of evocation. Eventually the music breaks out of this cyclic inevitability... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11552.html?newsCategoryId=28 schott-music.com - Press News Press News Folk Roots for Alto Saxophone - 03/31/2015 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11554.html?newsCategoryId=28 In this timeless new collection, Hywel Davies presents eleven fresh interpretations of traditional British folk-tunes together with five complementary folk-inspired original compositions for developing saxophonists to learn, enjoy and perform. Ideally suited for students of grade 1-3 standard, these progressive albums also contain helpful notes describing the lyrical character, content... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11554.html?newsCategoryId=28 schott-music.com - Press News Press News Composing and Arranging for the Contemporary Big Band - 03/31/2015 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11555.html?newsCategoryId=28 This book follows the creative process, from the composition of a tune through further development and orchestration, to a complete arrangement for big band. The music from the CD ‘Prism’ featuring the Grammy award winning WDR Big Band and drummer Peter Erskine is the content through which the creative discipline of writing for big band is illustrated and discussed, including melody... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11555.html?newsCategoryId=28 schott-music.com - Press News Press News Klezmer Fiddle Tunes - 03/31/2015 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11556.html?newsCategoryId=28 The author of Argentinian Tango and Folk Tunes for Violin (ED 13379), Ros Stephen, presents a wide-ranging collection of Klezmer tunes and Jewish melodies for violin. Highly flexible to use, the pieces may be performed by a solo violinist or in a variety of instrumental combinations. The music has been carefully edited to create stylistic, authentic arrangements. Ornamentation,... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11556.html?newsCategoryId=28 schott-music.com - Press News Press News Klezmer Piano Collection - 03/31/2015 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11557.html?newsCategoryId=28 Julian Rowlands presents a wide ranging collection of Klezmer tunes and Jewish melodies for piano. Highly flexible to use, the pieces may be performed by a solo pianist. Information on the history of Klezmer music, its scales, modes and forms is provided, as well as guidance on general style and adding your own ornamentation, embellishment and improvisations. The volume is accompanied by a CD with... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-international.com/cms/php/Proxy.php/en_UK/smi/press/press_releases/archive/show,11557.html?newsCategoryId=28 schott-music.com - Press News Press News