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Oxford Anthology of Western Music

Volume 2: The Mid-Eighteenth Century to the Late-Nineteenth Century

Second Edition

Edited by Klára Móricz and David E. Schneider

Publication Date - April 2018

ISBN: 9780190600327

720 pages
Spiral Bound
8-1/2 x 11 inches

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A complete program for building students' understanding and appreciation of the classical canon


Designed to complement chapters 11-24 of The Oxford History of Western Music, College Edition, Second Edition.

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Table of Contents

    Note on Score Reading
    1. Domenico Scarlatti, Sonata in G, K. 105
    2. Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Sonata in F, Falck 6a, First movement (Un poco Allegro)
    3. Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Fantasia in C Minor, Wq. 63/6/iii
    4. Johann Christian Bach, Sonata in D, Op. 5, No. 2, First movement (Allegro di molto)
    5. Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, La serva padrona (The maid as mistress)
    a. "A Serpina penserete" ("You'll think of Serpina")
    b. "Son imbrogliato io già" ("I'm really in a fix")
    6. Niccolò Piccinni, from La buona figliuola (The virtuous maiden), Act 2, Finale
    7. Christoph Willibald Gluck, from Orfeo ed Euridice (Orpheus and Eurydice)
    a. Opening chorus and recitative
    b. "Che farò senza Euridice?" (What am I to do without Eurydice?), Act 3,
    Scene 1
    8. Giovanni Battista Sammartini, Symphony No. 13 in G Major
    9. Johann Stamitz, Symphony in D Major (La Melodia Germanica No. 1), First movement (Presto)
    10. Franz Joseph Haydn, Symphony no. 45 in F# Minor ("Farewell"), First movement (Allegro assai) and Fourth movement (Presto-Adagio)
    11. Franz Joseph Haydn, String Quartet in Eb Major ("The Joke"), Op. 33, No. 2
    12. Franz Joseph Haydn, Symphony No. 104 in D Major ("London")
    13. Franz Joseph Haydn, The Creation, No. 1, Overture: "Die Vorstellung des Chaos" ("The Representation of Chaos"); and No. 2, Recitative and chorus
    14. Wolfgang Amadè Mozart, Don Giovanni, K. 527, Act 1, No. 5, "Giovinette, che fate all' amore" ("Girls who dream of love"), through No. 7, "Là ci darem la mano" ("There you'll give me your hand")
    15. Wolfgang Amadè Mozart, Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550, First movement (Allegro molto)
    16. Wolfgang Amadè Mozart, Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551, Fourth movement (Molto Allegro)
    17. Wolfgang Amadè Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major, K. 453
    18. Wolfgang Amadè Mozart, Sonata No. 12 in F Major, K. 332/300k, First movement (Allegro)
    19. Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata No. 8 in C Minor ("Pathétique"), Op. 13, First movement (Grave-Allegro di molto e con brio)
    20. Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 3 in Eb Major, Sinfonia Eroica (Heroic Symphony), Op. 55, First movement (Allegro con brio)
    21. Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67
    22. Ludwig van Beethoven, from String Quartet in B? Major, Op. 130, "Cavatina"
    23. Gioachino Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville), Overture
    24. Gioachino Rossini, Tancredi, Act 1, Scene 5, "Oh patria!... Di tanti palpiti" ("O homeland: So many heart throbs")
    25. Vincenzo Bellini, Norma, "Casta diva" ("O pure goddess")
    26. Gaetano Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor (Lucy of Lammermoor), Act 3, Scene 2, ("Mad Scene")
    27. Carl Maria von Weber, Der Freischütz (The Free Marksman)
    a. Overture
    b. Act 2, Finale, "Wolf's Glen Scene"
    28. Franz Schubert, Heidenröslein (Little rose on the heath)
    29. Franz Schubert, Erlkönig (The Elf King)
    30. Franz Schubert, Moments musicaux (Musical moments), No. 6 (D. 780)
    31. Franz Schubert, "Unfinished" Symphony in B Minor, D. 759, First movement (Allegro moderato)
    32. Franz Schubert, Piano Trio in Eb Major, Op. 100, D. 929, Second movement (Andante con moto)
    33. Franz Schubert, Der Doppelgänger (The Double)
    34. Niccolò Paganini, Caprices, Op. 1, Nos. 17 and 24
    35. Franz Liszt, from Grandes Études d'après Paganini (Grand Studies after Paganini), No. 6
    36. Franz Liszt, Rèminiscences de Don Juan (Don Juan Fantasy)
    37. Daniel-François-Esprit Auber, from La muette de Portici (The mute girl of Portici), "Mieux vaut mourir" ("It is better to die")
    38. Giacomo Meyerbeer, Les Huguenots, "Bénédiction des poignards" (Blessing of the swords)
    39. Hector Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique, Fifth movement (A witches' sabbath)
    40. Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn, Ein Sommernachtstraum (A Midsummer Night's Dream), Overture (piano reduction)
    41. Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn, Paulus, Op. 36, from No. 36, Chorus
    42. Robert Schumann, Carneval, "Eusebius," "Florestan," "Coquette," and "Replique"
    43. Robert Schumann, Dichterliebe (Poet's Love), Op. 48
    a. No. 1, "Im wunderschönen Monat Mai" ("In the lovely month of May")
    b. No. 2, "Aus meinen Tränen" ("From my tears")
    44. Clara Schumann, "Er ist gekommen in Sturm und Regen" ("He has come in storm and rain"), Op. 12, No. 2
    45. Frédéric Chopin, Préludes, Op. 28, Nos. 1-4
    46. Frédéric Chopin, Mazurka, Op. 17, No. 4
    47. Frédéric Chopin, Ballade in G Minor, Op. 23
    48. Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Bamboula, danse des nègres (Negro dance), Op. 2
    49. Mikhail Glinka, A Life for the Tsar, Finale from Epilogue, "Slav'sya, slav'sya" ("Glory, glory")
    50. Franz Liszt, Les préludes (Preludes), Symphonic Poem No. 3 (piano reduction)
    51. Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64, First movement (Allegro molto appassionato)
    52. Richard Wagner, Tristan und Isolde
    a. Prelude
    b. Act 3, Isolde's transfiguration
    53. Giuseppe Verdi, Rigoletto, Act 3, No. 16 "Un dì, se ben rammentomi" (Quartet), No. 19 "Della vendetta alfin guinge li'istante!" (Recitative), and No. 20 "V'ho ingannato: copevole fui" (Recitative and Final duet)
    54. Bedrich Smetana, Má vlast (My Fatherland), Vltava (The Moldau or Vltava River) (piano reduction)
    55. Modest Musorgsky, Boris Godunov, "Coronation Scene"
    56. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin, Act 1, Scene 2 (Letter Scene)
    57. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, from Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36, First movement (Andante sostenuto) (piano reduction)
    58. Johannes Brahms, Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25, Fourth movement, ("Rondo alla Zingarese") (Rondo in the Gypsy Style) (Presto)
    59. Johannes Brahms, from Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68, Fourth movement (Adagio-Più Andante-Allegro non troppo, ma con brio)
    60. Antonín Dvorák, Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81: Second movement ("Dumka") (Andante con moto)
    61. Antonín Dvorák, Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, "From the New World," Second movement (Lento)
    62. Camille Saint-Saëns, Samson et Dalila (Samson and Delilah), Bacchanale
    63. George Bizet, Carmen, "L'amour est un oiseau rebelle" ("Love is a rebellious bird") ("Habanera")
    64. Alexander Borodin, Prince Igor, Act 2, No. 17, "Polovtsian Dances,"
    65. Johann Strauss II, An der schönen, blauen Donau (On the Beautiful Blue Danube), Op. 314
    66. Arthur Sullivan, Ruddigore, "My eyes are fully open to my awful situation" ("Patter Trio")
    67. Ruggero Leoncavallo, Pagliacci (Clowns or Players), "Vesti la giubba" ("Put on the costume")
    68. Giacomo Puccini, Madama Butterfly, "Un bel dì, vedremo" ("One fine day we'll see")
    Source Notes
    Index of Names
    Index of Terms

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