Our Recommendations of New Sheet Music Releases in July 2024

The best, most beautiful, and most popular new sheet music releases of the past few weeks, all available now!

Piano

The Faber Music Night Time Piano Anthology

The Faber Music Night Time Piano Anthology

Piano

The Faber Music Night Time Piano Anthology is a timeless collection of peaceful piano solos inspired by the night. Featuring over 50 lullabies, peaceful classical works and beautiful neoclassical pieces suitable for intermediate pianists. Featuring Van Gogh’s painting Starry Night over the Rhone (1888) on the cover, this beautiful anthology has been carefully curated for the intermediate pianist with music for late-night dreaming, relaxation and contemplation.

Easy Piano Pieces and Dances by Smetana

Bedřich Smetana (1824 – 1884)

Easy Piano Pieces and Dances

Piano

Discover the vibrant variety of Bedřich Smetana's piano compositions. Ideal for beginners and advanced players, the album includes well-known works like "Memory" and the Polka in G Minor, as well as charming miniatures. With fingerings by Jan Novotný and a trilingual foreword by Smetana expert Olga Mojžíšová, this collection is a must-have for piano lovers.

Florentine Mulsant (* 1962)

Berceuse pour Louis op. 125

Berceuse pour Louis op. 125

Piano

The lullaby by French composer Florentine Mulsant for piano, lasting about 2 minutes, was composed in December 2023 on the occasion of Louis Gagnaire's birth.

The Tortured Poets Department

Taylor Swift (* 1989)

The Tortured Poets Department

Piano; voice ad lib.

You know all the songs from the double album by heart – now it's time to play them yourself! The sheet music book for "The Tortured Poets Department: The Anthology" contains all 31 tracks, arranged for easy piano with lyrics. Immerse yourself in Taylor Swift's music and play hits like "Fortnight" and "The Manuscript." Bring her stories to life with your own voice!

Magic Piano Emotions

Elmar Mihm

Magic Piano Emotions

Piano

"Magic Piano Emotions" is a collection of modern, emotional piano music. Featuring sensual ballads, rhythmic midtempo pieces, and harmonious arpeggios in the style of Einaudi, Yiruma, or Tiersen. It also includes a Celtic-inspired piece. Perfect for lovers of contemporary piano music who enjoy heartfelt, beautiful compositions.

Serenade

Franz Schubert (1797 – 1828) / Franz Liszt

Ständchen (Serenade)

Piano

Schubert's "Serenade" to Rellstab's poem "Leise flehen meine Lieder" is one of the most famous art songs. In Liszt's arrangement for solo piano, it is also a classic. This Henle Urtext edition, with fingering by Evgeny Kissin, includes English and French translations of the poem and the song text in the sheet music.

Bach goes World

Jean Kleeb

Bach goes World

Klavier

The world music pieces in this edition by Jean Kleeb are a creative dialogue between Johann Sebastian Bach and various non-European music cultures and other eras. They retain Bach's intricacy and polyphonic structure. Pianists will find a variety of styles interwoven with and reinterpreted from Bach's music.

Fantasy in F Minor Op. 103 D 940

Franz Schubert (1797 – 1828)

Fantasy in F Minor Op. 103 D 940

Piano 4 hands

Schubert's Fantasy in F Minor, a significant composition for piano four hands, was composed in 1828 and dedicated to his student Karoline von Esterházy. This Urtext edition of "The New Schubert Edition" includes a foreword, performance notes, and comes in a reader-friendly landscape format with separate parts for Primo and Secondo.

Organ

Fantasia on Carmen

Georges Bizet (1838 – 1875), Edwin Henry Lemare (1865 – 1934)

Fantasia on Carmen

Orgel

Edwin H. Lemare's "Fantasia on Carmen" was first published in 1921. The new edition of this musically rewarding potpourri from one of the most popular operas in music history retains Lemare's original articulation and registration notes, which may serve as inspiration for today's performers. (Otto Depenheuer)

Intro- und Outroludien 2

Markus Nickel (* 1966)

Introludes und Outroludes 2

Orgel

The pieces were created to serve the liturgy as Introits and Processionals or during Communion. Of course, the compositions can also add variety to a concert or be played on other occasions. Additionally, the collection can be a treasure trove for organ lessons.

Bilder einer Ausstellung

Modest Mussorgski (1839 – 1881)

Pictures at an Exhibition

Orgel, Sprecher

Pictures at an Exhibition op. 60 by Modest Mussorgsky – an entertaining conversational concert for children (and adults) in a simplified, and more easily playable version for organ man./piano, pedal ad lib. Arrangement and texts by Karl-Peter Chilla, with illustrations by Julia Depis.

Accordion

Akkordeon Allround

Alexander Jekic (* 1964)

Accordion Allround

Accordion

Whether swing, new musette, dixieland, blues, boogie-shuffle, ballad or jazz etude: all titles in this edition are to be played with a "swing" feel, i.e. the eighth notes are ternary eighth notes ("swing eighths"). It is rounded off with two training pages on jazz phrasing. Ideal following the Accordion School Volume 3.

Sašo Avsenik und seine Oberkrainer

Sašo Avsenik

Sašo Avsenik und seine Oberkrainer

Diatonic accordion

Slavko and Vilko Avsenik created the Oberkrainer sound and reached millions. Sašo Avsenik, grandson of Slavko Avsenik, continues this tradition with seven young musicians. This accordion tablature edition contains six of their best titles, arranged for the Styrian harmonica, including the hit "Hallo kleine Maus".

10 Studies for Bandoneon

Pablo Jaurena

10 Studies for Bandoneon

Bandoneon

In this book, you will find ten fascinating studies intended for students and teachers who wish to explore and teach bandoneón technique as applied to tango. Each study, designed for two bandoneóns, addresses both melody and marking patterns. This book is suitable for musicians at the beginner and intermediate levels. These studies invite the development and strengthening of technical and expressive skills on the bandoneón, focusing on the language of tango.

Akkordeon ist cool 4

Wolfgang Ruß (* 1954)

Akkordeon ist cool 4

Accordion

"Akkordeon is cool 4" by Wolfgang Ruß offers moderately difficult compositions for standard bass accordion. The level of difficulty is higher than in Volume 3, and the pieces are more extensive. The collection includes a varied mix of folkloristic suites, chorales, rock pieces, and lullabies. Ideal for lessons, performances, and competitions.

Valse Musette

Jean-Pierre Ricard

Valse Musette

Accordion

6 new musette waltzes for ambitious accordion players.

Travelling Eastern Europe

Johan Nijs (* 1963)

Travelling Eastern Europe

Accordion, melody instrument

4 pieces for accordion and a melody instrument. Includes parts for: flute / harmonica, violin/oboe, bassoon/cello, Bb clarinet/trumpet/soprano saxophone/tenor saxophone/euphonium, Bb euphonium (bass clef), Eb alto saxophone.

Chor & Gesang

Vol. 1: Motets for 4-Part Mixed Choir

Mel Bonis (1858 – 1937)

Vol. 1: Motets for 4-Part Mixed Choir

Mixed choir, organ

Sacred vocal works in 5 volumes: Most of Mel Bonis' motets were not published during her lifetime. With the exception of three works, there were mainly undated manuscripts. A list in a mass manuscript indicates that Bonis planned to publish seven motets. They are now available from Furore.

Bella Italia

Susi Weiss

Bella Italia

Piano; voice ad lib.

The series "Susi's Piano Collection" is continued with music from Italy. The collection features medium-difficulty arrangements by Susi Weiss: unforgettable Italian hits, canzone, and Italo pop by artists like Eros Ramazzotti, Paolo Conte, Angelo Branduardi, Lucio Dalla, Zucchero, and many more.

Centenary Songbook

Gabriel Fauré (1845 – 1924)

Centenary Songbook

Voice (medium), piano

Gabriel Fauré’s songs are a highlight of the French art song repertoire. To mark the centenary of the composer’s death, Edition Peters is proud to present the Gabriel Fauré Centenary Songbook: a celebratory edition containing 15 of his most beautiful and popular songs. This practical edition is based on the four-volume critical edition Gabriel Fauré – Complete Songs, edited by Roy Howat and Emily Kilpatrick. Short introductory texts to the pieces and translations of the poetic texts help to make this beautiful Romantic-Impressionist song repertoire accessible to all. Also available for high voice.

Sacred Works by Josef Rheinberger without Opus Number

Josef Rheinberger (1839 – 1901)

Sacred Works by Josef Rheinberger without Opus Number

Mixed choir (2–6 parts); organ [piano] ad lib.

The new volume presents a selection of sacred compositions from Rheinberger's youth, for choir with organ or a cappella, including the four-part Mass in E-flat major JWV 57 and other works without opus number. The pieces are suitable for various liturgical occasions. All works are also available individually and mostly include Latin texts for three- and four-part choirs.

Guitar & Ukulele

Play Guitar Powersteps 1

Michael Langer (* 1959), Ferdinand Neges (* 1961)

Play Guitar Powersteps 1

Guitar

The ideal continuation for any beginner's course! The two Play Guitar Powersteps editions aim to enable significant learning progress. The various offerings within a clearly structured framework make this supplement to the Play-Guitar series the perfect follow-up to all common teaching materials.

Bowie: Acoustic

David Bowie (1947 – 2016)

Bowie: Acoustic

Classical guitar;voice ad lib.

30 of David Bowie's best songs for acoustic guitar. With songs from Bowie's entire career, including classics like The Man Who Sold the World, Space Oddity, Starman, as well as many unplugged versions being printed for the first time. Each song is expertly transcribed in standard notation and tablature, with full lyrics and vocal lines.

Strings

Vuelvo al sur

Astor Piazzolla (1921 – 1992)

Vuelvo al sur

Violin; piano ad lib.

Ten wonderful tangos and other works by Astor Piazzolla for violin and piano, arranged by Hywel Davies. Includes pieces like "Vuelvo al sur" and "Los sueños" from the movie "Sur," as well as excerpts from "El sueño de una noche de verano." Artful sample recordings and accompaniment playbacks are available as streams or downloads. Piano accompaniment available separately.

Squire Viola Solo Collection

William Henry Squire (1871 – 1963)

Squire Viola Solo Collection

Viola, piano

William Squire (1871 - 1963) was an English composer and virtuoso cellist. This collection of his popular works for cello and piano, including "At Morn," "Cradle Song," and "Tarantella," has been carefully transcribed for viola. With specific fingerings and position recommendations, it provides a valuable addition to the repertoire for violists in concerts and competitions.

Cello Studies

Cello Studies

Cello

The new volume in the Cellissimo series includes over 100 varied studies that are fun and can be accompanied by cello 2 or piano. Ideal for teaching, it covers topics such as position changes, arpeggios, bowing technique, and different playing styles. With original fingerings and practice tips, it offers a variety of works by well-known cello study composers.

Sardinian Songbook

Christian Mason (* 1984)

Sardinian Songbook

2 violins, viola, cello (string quartet)

Sardinian Songbook, part of a cycle for the Ligeti Quartet, is based on throat singing traditions. Since string quartets cannot sit closely together, the players move apart during the piece to mimic the closeness of tenors. The four movements can be played individually or in the specified order.

Six Sonatas op. 71

Joseph Bodin de Boismortier (1689 – 1755)

Six Sonatas op. 71

2 violins

Boismortier's Six Sonatas for two violins Op. 71 were published in 1738 and were long considered lost. However, a copy was discovered in Lyon in 1981. The sonatas combine simple and challenging technical elements and showcase Boismortier's typical structure and musical language.

Woodwinds

El viaje

Astor Piazzolla (1921 – 1992)

El viaje

Clarinet (B flat);piano ad lib.

Fourteen wonderful tangos and other pieces by Astor Piazzolla, the Argentine master of Tango Nuevo, in artful arrangements for clarinet and piano by Hywel Davies. Includes El viaje (The Journey) and Pedro y Pedro, as well as excerpts from the stage music of El sueño de una noche de verano (A Midsummer Night's Dream) and Famille d’artistes (Family Troupe).

First Steps op. 118

Olga Magidenko (* 1954)

First Steps op. 118

Flute

Three pieces for the beginning on the flute: 1. Mountains: Very simple scale movements with few rhythmic differences, 2. Steps: Small jumps (thirds), 3. Trills and flutter tongue: Train trills and flutter tongue and a little staccato

Lyrical Flute Miniatures

Lyrical Flute Miniatures

Flute, piano

From lyrical melodies to lively dances, each piece is designed to highlight both technique and expressive play, exploring the beauty and versatility of the flute. Free recordings for flute and piano, as well as piano accompaniments, can be found on YouTube.

Groove Connection – Flute: Major Scales and Triads

Klaus Dickbauer (* 1961)

Groove Connection – Flute: Major Scales and Triads

Flute

This book provides an exciting musical workout for players of all levels. It teaches major scales, triads, and their practical application. Technique is experienced here as a means of personal expression. Ideal for lessons and practice sessions in duo, trio, group, or individual teaching, as well as for practicing at home with supportive audio tracks.

Children at Play

Lajos Dudas (* 1941)

Children at Play

Treble recorder [flute/oboe], piano

Children at Play by Lajos Dudás delivers modal variations on a theme in a Latin feel. The solo voice (alto recorder, flute, or oboe) floats over the groove of the piano accompaniment. A striking piece of moderate difficulty – true jazz! With foreword and tips by Dagmar Wilgo.

Vuelvo al sur

Astor Piazzolla (1921 – 1992)

Vuelvo al sur

Alto saxophone; piano ad lib.

Ten wonderful tangos and other pieces by Astor Piazzolla, the Argentine master of Tango Nuevo, in artful arrangements for saxophone and piano by Hywel Davies. Includes titles like Vuelvo al sur and Los sueños from Fernando Solanas' film Sur, as well as excerpts from the stage music of A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Brass Players

Easy Concert Pieces 3

Easy Concert Pieces 3

Trumpet, piano

The Easy Concert Pieces series offers easy to medium difficulty works for trumpet with piano accompaniment in three volumes. These pieces are ideal for recitals, competitions, or exams and are a motivating addition to trumpet lessons. Volume 3 (ED 22557) - Medium difficulty - is aimed at players with a well-developed technique.

Thankful praise from the soul

Dankerfüllter Seelenpreis

Trombone Quartet

In honor of the 200th anniversary of Anton Bruckner, the English Trombone Consort released this chorale with fanfare for trombone ensemble. The "Thankful praise from the soul" is the second half of Bruckner's Das edle Herz WAB 66 ("The Noble Heart), composed around 1951 for the name day of a choir member from St. Florian's Abbey.

Essential Elements 2 for Tuba

Essential Elements 2 for Tuba

Tuba

The complete method for music instruction in schools and wind orchestras.

Festival Fanfare #1

David Uber (* 1921)

Festival Fanfare #1

4 trumpets

This brilliant, striking fanfare was designed as opening music for festivals both indoors and outdoors. Each trumpeter has solo and ensemble roles in a piece rich in rhythmic details and harmonic colors. A lively tempo predominates, except in eight measures of a dolce interlude that provides significant contrast before the concluding section.

Wind Orchestras & Ensembles

Hallo kleine Maus

Sašo Avsenik, Tommy Budin

Hallo kleine Maus

Brass ensemble (6 parts), accordion, percussion;voice ad lib.

No longer brand new, but all the rage! The lovely melody of "Hallo kleine Maus" is available in an arrangement for wind orchestra and adaptation for small ensembles. The sheet music for this hit from the 2023 album "Polka Sound for a Lifetime" offers you the opportunity to perform the piece with your music band or ensemble on stage or at the festival tent.

Hansel and Gretel - Prelude to the Opera

Engelbert Humperdinck (1854 – 1921)

Hansel and Gretel - Prelude to the Opera

Concert band

The Concert Band edition of "Hansel and Gretel - Prelude to the Opera" is a fascinating interpretation of Humperdinck's immortal work. Uwe Krause-Lehnitz has created an exhilarating arrangement that allows the symphonic wind orchestra to shine brightly. Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Hansel and Gretel!

Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare

Richard Strauss (1864 – 1949)

Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare

Concert band

The "Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare" was composed in 1924 for the first charity ball of the Vienna Philharmonic and has been a tradition ever since. Originally written for trumpets, horns, trombones, tubas, and timpani, it is played annually as guests enter. It can also be performed by a brass ensemble and percussion.

The Last Journey

Bert Appermont (* 1973)

The Last Journey

Brass Band

This emotional piece is based on the story of a young trombonist who passed away from cancer. It portrays a rollercoaster of emotions, expressing joy, fate, farewell, sadness, and then joy again. The Last Journey reflects the grieving process but ultimately stands for the beauty of life.

Drums & Percussion

Blinding Lights

The Weeknd (* 1990)

Blinding Lights

Percussion ensemble (6–7 players)

The pop hit by The Weeknd for precussion ensemble (Glockenspiel, Xylophone, Vibraphone, Marimba 1 + 2, Timpani (opt.), Drum set)!

Speaking Drums

Péter Eötvös (* 1944)

Speaking Drums

Percussion

Young drummer Leonie Klein has written a solo version of Peter Eötvös' brilliant drum concerto. Virtuosically, the drummer teaches his instruments to speak until the drums themselves begin to chat.

Popular Songs for Marimba

Michael Großmann (* 1961)

Popular Songs for Marimba

Marimba

This booklet contains 11 studies in various styles suitable for recitals and improvisational extensions. Audio tracks with play-alongs are available for download. Suitable for beginners and intermediate players. Michael Großmann, head of jazz and popular music in Wiesbaden, is the author and a sought-after freelance musician.

Stretta Upload - New Releases

Exciting sheet music download releases from Stretta Upload.
Ostinato in Minor

Julia Rosenberger

Ostinato in Minor

Hook harp [folk harp / concert harp]

For hook harp, folk harp, or concert harp solo. Bass ostinato with delicately floating melodies above. This piece forms the basis for the trio Die Mühle (The Mill).

Summertime by George Gershwin

George Gershwin (1898 – 1937)

Summertime by George Gershwin

Diatonic accordion

The world hit arranged for diatonic accordion! If you have a 4-Row Styrian Harmonica tuned to minor, you're perfectly equipped for Summertime.

Dirty Saxophone Sessions

Gernot Dechert

Dirty Saxophone Sessions

Saxophone

Dirty Saxophone Sessions by Gernot Dechert is a creative mix of a live-played play-along and a highly informative workshop in book form. You get numerous exercises, valuable tips and tricks, and finally seven groovy pieces in which you immediately apply what you have learned.

3 Easy Tangos for Piano Lessons

Gregor Gardemann

3 Easy Tangos for Piano Lessons

Piano

If Gregor Gardemann's Five Tangos for Piano Lessons are still too difficult for you, these 3 easy tangos offer an easier introduction to the emotional world of the tango. Each tango is based on a different tango rhythm, and those who search will find overarching connections in the pieces.

Francisco Tárrega - Recuerdos de la Alhambra

Francisco Tárrega (1852 – 1909)

Francisco Tárrega - Recuerdos de la Alhambra

Orchestra

Arrangement for orchestra of Francisco Tárrega's masterpiece for guitar. The orchestral version focuses less on technical skills and more on expressing the beautiful melody of this song.

Happy Birthday to You

Franz Zaunschirm

Happy Birthday to You

Cello, piano

The most famous birthday song, arranged by Franz Zaunschirm in an easy key and available for all instruments separately (here for cello). You can listen to and practice/play along with this title. With the sheet music, you'll receive a playback file and a play-along file for practicing or performing.

Monday Blues for Guitar Trio

Jan Bierther

Monday Blues for Guitar Trio

3–4 guitars; bass instrument (C) ad lib.

Monday Blues is a composition by Jan Bierther for guitar trio, expandable for ensemble with individual parts (Bb, Eb, & bass) and play-along.

A Farewell

Alfredo Piatti (1822 – 1901)

A Farewell

Voice, cello, piano

Carlo Alfredo Piatti's second episode of his works for voice and piano with cello accompaniment is based on the poem "A Farewell" by Samuel Rogers. The edition includes a thorough examination of the poem, a complete piece analysis, and critical notes highlighting differences from the later version without cello. The original text of the poem is included in the preface.

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