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The Romantic Era

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

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55 Selections from Symphonies, Ballets, Operas & Piano Literature for Piano Solo. Edited by Blake Neely and Richard Walters. World's Greatest Classical Music. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.240096).

Item Number: HL.240096

ISBN 0634048104. 9x12 inches.

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.

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