The Piano in Chamber Ensemble, Second Edition

The Piano in Chamber Ensemble, Second Edition

An Annotated Guide
Maurice Hinson and Wesley Roberts
Distribution: World
Publication date: 04/04/2006
Format: Hardback 1 bibliog., 3 index
ISBN: 978-0-253-34696-4
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The Piano in Chamber Ensemble describes more than 3,200 compositions, from duos to octets, by more than 1,600 composers. It is divided into sections according to the number of instruments involved, then subdivided according to the actual scoring. Keyboard, string, woodwind, brass, and percussion players and their teachers will find a wealth of chamber works from all periods.

Author Bio

Maurice Hinson, one of the foremost authorities on piano literature, is Senior Professor of Piano at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Wesley Roberts is Professor of Music at Campbellsville University in Campbellsville, Kentucky.

Reviews

“If chamber music is ‘the music of friends,’ then Maurice Hinson may be remembered . . . as one of chamber music’s greatest friends of all.”
 — Contemporary Keyboard

“Praise for the first edition: ". . . With its unique focus and extensive coverage, this work will prove highly useful to persons interested in the other instruments cited as well as those interested in piano . . . ."—Choice “If chamber music is ‘the music of friends,’ then Maurice Hinson may be remembered . . . as one of chamber music’s greatest friends of all.” —Contemporary Keyboard "Hinson concentrates on works that include the piano as an equal participant, and each entry is annotated with a brief description of the style of the composition, both musical and technical, and an assessment of its difficulty from the pianist's viewpoint. . . . A reference work of exceptional value for teachers, students, and performers." —Library Journal”

“The scope and excellence of this handbook designate it the major compendium of information about chamber music that involves the piano as an equal partner.”
 — MLA Notes

“This book is essential for all music libraries and those who perform in chamber ensembles with pianists.”
 — American Reference Books Annual 2007

“. . . An excellent resource for all serious music collections. . . . Highly recommended.”
 — Choice

“". . . With its unique focus and extensive coverage, this work will prove highly useful to persons interested in the other instruments cited as well as those interested in piano . . . ."—Choice “If chamber music is ‘the music of friends,’ then Maurice Hinson may be remembered . . . as one of chamber music’s greatest friends of all.” —Contemporary Keyboard "Hinson concentrates on works that include the piano as an equal participant, and each entry is annotated with a brief description of the style of the composition, both musical and technical, and an assessment of its difficulty from the pianist's viewpoint. . . . A reference work of exceptional value for teachers, students, and performers." —Library Journal”

“Hinson concentrates on works that include the piano as an equal participant, and each entry is annotated with a brief description of the style of the composition, both musical and technical, and an assessment of its difficulty from the pianist's viewpoint. . . . A reference work of exceptional value for teachers, students, and performers.”
 — Library Journal

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Table of Contents

The TOC should follow the same format as the first edition.

Contents
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Using the Guide
Abbreviations
Agents or Parent Companies of Music Publishers in the United States
Addresses of Music Publishers

PART1 Music for Two Instruments
Duos for Piano and Violin
Duos for Piano and Viola
Duos for Piano and Cello
Duos for Piano and Double Bass
Duos for Piano and Flute
Duos for Piano and Oboe
Duos for Piano and English Horn
Duos for Piano and Clarinet
Duos for Piano and Bassoon
Duos for Piano and Saxophone
Duos for Piano and Trumpet (Cornet)
Duos for Piano and Trombone
Duos for Piano and Horn
Duos for Piano and Tuba
Duos for Piano(s) and Miscellaneous Instruments

PART2 Music for Three Instruments
Trios for Piano, Violin, and Cello
Trios for Piano, Violin, and Viola
Trios for Piano and Two Violins (including Trio Sonatas)
Trios for Piano(s) and Miscellaneous Strings
Trios for Piano, One Stringed Instrument, and One Wind Instrument
Trios for Piano and Two Flutes (including Trio Sonatas)
Trios for Piano and Two Miscellaneous Woodwinds
Trios for Piano and Two Brass Instruments
Trios for Piano, One Brass Instrument, and One Woodwind
Trios for Piano(s), Percussion, and Another Instrument

PART3 Music for Four Instruments
Quartets for Piano and Strings
Quartets for Piano(s), Strings, and Winds
Quartets for Piano and Three Woodwinds
Quartets for Piano, Woodwind(s), and Brass
Quartets for Piano(s), Percussion, and Other Instruments

PART4 Music for Five Instruments
Quintets for Piano and Strings
Quintets for Piano(s), Strings, and Winds
Quintets for Piano and Winds
Quintets for Piano(s), Percussion, and Other Instruments

PART5 Music for Six Instruments
Sextets for Piano and Strings
Sextets for Piano(s) and Miscellaneous Instruments

PART6 Music for Seven Instrume