Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Matthew Hindson's arrangements for string quartet

Australian composer Matthew Hindson has two volumes of music arranged for string quartet available for free download from his website. Click here to go to his website.

In volume one:

Halleluia Chorus - Handel
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - Handel
Jesu Joy of Our Desiring - J.S. Bach
Ave Maria - Gounod
Humoresque - Dvorak
“Finale” from the Violin Sonatina - Dvorak
Nocturne in Eb Major - Chopin
“Largo” from Violin Sonata in D Major - Handel
The Girl with the Flaxen Hair - Debussy
Ride of the Valkyries - Wagner

In volume two:

“All We Like Sheep” from The Messiah - G. F. Handel
“Prelude” from English Suite No. 3 - J. S. Bach
Symphony No. 5, Mvt. 1 - L. van Beethoven
“Flower Duet” from Lakme - L. Delibes
Für Elise - L. van Beethoven
Gymnopedie No. 1 - E. Satie
Symphony No. 77, Mvt. 4 - J. Haydn
“Three Little Maids” from The Mikado - A. Sullivan

Saturday, December 1, 2007

Twentieth Century Sonatas

In each case below, the violin part follows the piano part in the pdf file...

Carl Nielsen: Sonata for violin and piano no.1, op.9
Carl Nielsen: Sonata for violin and piano no.2, op.35

Max Reger: Sonata 1 for unaccompanied violin

Vivaldi Violin Concertos

Click here to go to page from which you can download several of Vivaldi's violin concertos. The score, solo and orchestral parts are available.

Goldmine of chamber music sheet music!

Click here to go to a site where you can downlaod scores and parts for string quartets by Schumann (no. 1 - a minor), Beethoven (looks like it has his entire string quartets available!), Franck, Mozart, Brahms (op.51 no.1 in c minor), Schubert (no.10 in Eb), Haydn (op. 1 no.1, op.74 no.s 1&2, all of Mozart's string quintets and clarinet quintet, Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Mendelssohn's Octet for strings, Bruch's 8 Pieces for cl, vla & pno, Mozart's Kegelstatt Trio for cl, vla and pno...

It's available on the page linked to above, and the subsequent pages of the list shown.