Jane Austen & Music

Are you not only an avid reader but also an avid listener? Would you like to explore the music in the life and adaptations of Jane Austen? Would like to play them? This is the post for you.

SHEET MUSIC

Instrument: Piano sheet music
Format: Collection / Songbook
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Frank Churchill Arrives From “Emma”, Composed by Rachel Portman, G Major
End Titles From “Emma”, Composed by Rachel Portman, G Major
My Father’s Favourite From “Sense & Sensibility”, Composed by Patrick Doyle, Ab Major
Devonshire From “Sense & Sensibility”, Composed by Patrick Doyle, F Major
All The Better For Her From “Sense & Sensibility”, Composed by Patrick Doyle, C Minor
Excellent Notion From “Sense & Sensibility”, Composed by Patrick Doyle, G Major
The Dreame From “Sense & Sensibility”, Composed by Patrick Doyle, A Major
Pride & Prejudice – Theme From “Pride & Prejudice”, Composed by Carl Davis, Eb Major
Canon Collins From “Pride & Prejudice”, Composed by Carl Davis, D Major
The Gardiners From “Pride & Prejudice”, Composed by Carl Davis, Eb Major
Summary From “Pride & Prejudice”, Composed by Carl Davis, C Minor
Persuasion – Main Theme From “Persuasion”, Composed by Jeremy Sams, C Major
Tristesse From “Persuasion”, Composed by Jeremy Sams, A Minor
Italian Aria From “Persuasion”, Composed by Jeremy Sams, G Minor

BUY HERE: http://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/jane-austen-s-world-sheet-music/3193824


SHEET MUSIC

 Instrument: Piano sheet music
Format: Collection / Songbook

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A glorious collection of music from the dramatizations of two of Jane Austen’s most famous and popular novels, Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice. Containing twenty-one superb Piano solo arrangements of themes from the original soundtracks, the pieces in this book will be a delight to both Pianists and Jane Austen enthusiasts.

Each piece has been beautifully arranged by Jack Long for solo Piano and freshly engraved for this edition.

Sense And Sensibility – original music by Patrick Doyle.
Pride And Prejudice – original music by Carl Davis.

Buy here: http://www.musicroom.com/se/id_no/02938/details.html


AUDIO CD 

Original soundtrack to the BBC/A&E television series presentation. The soundtrack was composed and conducted by Carl Davis. From the delightful opening theme to the finale, every note of the score seems to fit Jane Austen’s wonderful story perfectly. The orchestration is superb and the recording itself is outstanding.

Buy here: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B000002SJ5/therepublicofpem

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  1. Pride And Prejudice: Pride and Prejudice (Opening title music)
  2. Pride And Prejudice: Dance Montage
  3. Pride And Prejudice: Elizabeth Observed
  4. Pride And Prejudice: Piano Summary (Episode one)
  5. Pride And Prejudice: Canon Collins
  6. Pride And Prejudice: Piano Summary (Episode two)
  7. Pride And Prejudice: The Gardiners
  8. Pride And Prejudice: Winter Into Spring
  9. Pride And Prejudice: Parting
  10. Pride And Prejudice: Rosings
  11. Pride And Prejudice: Piano Summary (Episode three)
  12. Pride And Prejudice: Telling The Truth
  13. Pride And Prejudice: Farewell to the Regiment
  14. Pride And Prejudice: Pemberley
  15. Pride And Prejudice: Darcy Returns
  16. Pride And Prejudice: Piano Summary (Episode four)
  17. Pride And Prejudice: Thinking about Lizzy
  18. Pride And Prejudice: Lydia’s Elopement
  19. Pride And Prejudice: Piano Summary (Episode five)
  20. Pride And Prejudice: Lydia’s Wedding
  21. Pride And Prejudice: Return of Bingley
  22. Pride And Prejudice: Darcy’s Second Proposal
  23. Pride And Prejudice: Double Wedding
  24. Pride And Prejudice: Finale

AUDIO CD

Jane Austen Entertains: Music from her own library
Sara Stowe (Artist), Jenny Thomas (Artist), Martin Souter (Artist), Ignace Pleyel (Composer), Johann Sterkel (Composer), and others (Composer), Various (Conductor) | Format: Audio CD

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AUDIO CD

Jane Austen’s Songbook

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Dibdin (Composer), Andre Gretry (Composer), Miss Mellish (Composer), S. Arnold (Composer), T. Giordani (Composer), Julianne Baird (soprano) (Composer), Laura Heimes (soprano) (Composer), Anthony Boutte (tenor) (Composer), Karen Flint (piano) (Performer), Martin Davids (violin) (Performer), Colin St. Martin (flute) (Performer), Anonymous (Performer), Stephen Storace (Performer), William Shields (Performer)

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AUDIO CD

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The Jane Austen Companion: Audio CD

Felix Mendelssohn (Composer), Michael Haydn (Composer), Johann Friedrich Fasch (Composer), Johann Christian Bach (Composer), Franz Joseph Haydn (Composer), William Boyce (Composer), Etienne-Nicolas Mehul (Composer), Franz [Vienna] Schubert (Composer), William Boughton (Conductor), Adam Fischer (Conductor), Michel Swierczewski (Conductor), Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra (Orchestra), Philharmonia (Orchestra), Philharmonia Orchestra of London (Orchestra), English String Orchestra (Orchestra, Performer), Lisbon Gulbenkian Foundation Orchestra (Orchestra), Gulbenkian Orchestra (Orchestra)

  1. String Symphony No. 4: Andante
  2. Symphony In F Major: Andante
  3. Concerto In E Major For Trumpet, Oboe, Violin, Strings And Continuo: Affettuoso
  4. Overture No. 5 In E Major: Andante
  5. Violin Concerto In C Major: Adagio
  6. Symphony No. 6 In F Major: Larghetto
  7. Cello Concerto In C Major: Adagio
  8. Symphony No. 1 In B Flat Major: I Allegro
  9. Symphony No. 1 In B Flat Major: II Moderato e dolce
  10. Symphony No. 3 In C Major: Andante
  11. Symphony No. 94 in G Major: Menuet & Trio
  12. Symphony No. 5 In B Flat Major: Andante con moto
  13. Symphony No. 2 In A Major: Vivace
  14. Trumpet Concerto In E Flat Major: Andante
  15. Symphony No.1 in D Major: Andante

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Ignace Joseph Pleyel (18 June 1757 – 14 November 1831)

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Ignaz Pleyel – One of Jane Austen’s favorite composer if not the favorite. Fourteen of his sonatinas can be found in Austen’s own personal collection of sheet music.

He was an Austrian-born French composer and piano builder of the Classical period. Pupil of Joseph Haydn who considered him to be a superb student.


SHEET MUSIC FROM PRIDE & PREJUDICE (1995)

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