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Hanns Eisler

Brecht-Eisler Song Book
Brecht-Eisler Song Book . Hanns Eisler with Bertold Brecht. Hal Leonard Corporation. 1998. ISBN 0825601681 (paperback).
Fourty-two songs in German and English by one of the great playwrights of the 20th century in collaboration with the composer of German political cabaret songs of the 20s and 30s. Peace Song, Solidarity Song, Easter Sunday, Do Not Cry Marie, and Song Of A German Mother.
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Edward Elgar

Great 20th-Century Violin Concertos
Great Twentieth-Century Violin Concertos in Full Score. Edward Elgar with Sibelius and Glazunov. Dover Publications. 1995. ISBN 0486285707 (paperback).
Three of the most popular modern violin concertos, reproduced from authoritative European and Russian editions: Sibelius' Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47, among the most played and recorded of all violin concertos; Elgar's Violin Concerto in B Minor, Op. 61, a ravishing combination of bravura and sweetness; and Glazunov's Violin Concerto in A Minor, Op. 82, a masterpiece of lyricism and virtuosity. Instrumentation.
Enigma Variations & Pomp & Circumstance Marches in Full Score. Edward Elgar. Dover Publications. 1992. ISBN 0486273423 (paperback).
Authoritative British editions of the 14 Variations, rich with melody and vibrant rhythms, each revealing a facet of a central theme never fully expressed and each depicting an unnamed friend of the composer. Four of the five stirring Pomp and Circumstance Marches are included here as well. Filled with a distinctively English grandeur, they are popular everywhere and have been frequently recorded.

Elgar Symphonies #1 and 2
Symphonies #1 and 2 in Full Score. Edward Elgar. Dover Publications. 1999. ISBN 0486408558 (paperback).
Two of the much-loved English composer's best and most powerful works includes Symphony #1 in A-flat Major (Op. 55), which created a sensation at its premiere and was performed more than 100 times in the year of its debut; and Symphony #2 in E-flat Major (Op. 63), which achieves an even greater degree of clarity and directness of expression. Reproduced from authoritative scores in a practical, high-quality volume.

The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 in Full Score. Edward Elgar. Dover Publications. 2002. ISBN 0486421295 (paperback).
Widely regarded as one of the distinguished composer's finest works, this oratorio for mezzo-soprano, tenor and bass soli, chorus, and orchestra was written between 1899 and 1900. Elgar based his work on a poem by Cardinal Newman concerning a man facing death and divine judgment. Musicians and music lovers will welcome this handsome new edition, reprinted from an authoritative source. Unabridged republication of an authoritative edition.

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George Enescu

Enescu Romanian Rhapsodies #1 and 2
Romanian Rhapsodies #1 and 2 in Full Score. George Enescu. Dover Publications. 1999. ISBN 0486408566 (paperback).
The Romanian violinist and composer George Enescu (1881-1955) enjoyed international acclaim for his extremely popular original compositions. This convenient compilation of two of his works, reproduced from authoritative sources, consists of a pair of rhapsodies in the melodramatic gypsy mode that are performance staples around the world. The better-known Rhapsody #1 is tuneful and wild; Rhapsody #2 is quieter, darker, and more sentimental.

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