Piano Transcriptions from Staged Musicals and Shows

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Re: Piano Transcriptions from Staged Musicals and Shows

Post by Dannen » Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:34 pm

Two Noel Coward transcriptions. I did one of them some years ago, and the other just recently:

http://www.sendspace.com/pro/dl/0m4u5j

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Re: Piano Transcriptions from Staged Musicals and Shows

Post by ahinton » Mon Mar 04, 2013 5:18 pm

thalbergmad wrote:
Timtin wrote: Yesterday, it was Sorabji and Stanford sitting on my piano
Hope you kept them apart.

Sorabji was not very nice to his superiors.
I've only just seen this, not having stopped by here for quite some time. I don't know which of his "superiors" Sorabji wasn't very nice to but, leaving them aside (whoever they may have been), he was certainly well unimpressed with Stanford; coincidentally, I happen to know someone who is familiar with some Sorabji's music and who, when I asked him why he 'd named his son Stanford, replied "because I didn't want him to be a musician"...

Anyway, swiftly and wisely reverting to the thread topic (often quite a good idea, I find!), I understand that rumour has it that there's a piano transcription of themes from the musical Cabaret but I don't know if anyone here has any knowledge of it.

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Re: Piano Transcriptions from Staged Musicals and Shows

Post by Scriabinoff » Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:42 pm

Lots of Names on this cover!


The Circus Girl ("New Musical Play") by:
J. T Tanner and W. Palings
Lyrics by:
Harry Greenbank and Adrian Ross
Music by: Ivan Caryll
With Additional Numbers by Lionel Monckton
Bios (minus Tanner and Palings)
Biographical Addendum.docx
Score
http://www.mediafire.com/view/?blj5lcb1di9i99i

this appears to be the solo version mentioned on the very pretty front color cover available from Sibley for the vocal score
http://hdl.handle.net/1802/25093
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Re: Piano Transcriptions from Staged Musicals and Shows

Post by Scriabinoff » Tue Apr 30, 2013 5:13 pm

Three Little Maids, "A New and Original Musical Play" In Three Acts
Written and Composed by: Paul A. Rubens
Additional Numbers by: Percy Greenbank and Howard Talbot
Transcription for solo piano
Greenbank, Rubens, and Talbot - Three Little Maids (A Musical Play), transcribed for solo piano.pdf
FYI 8-)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Little_Maids
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Re: Piano Transcriptions from Staged Musicals and Shows

Post by Dannen » Wed May 01, 2013 1:38 am

Here is a new transcription of another William Bolcom arrangement, of Gershwin's "They All Laughed." For those who wish to hear the original recording (and please, do not download it), go to this link:

https://soundcloud.com/fredric-dannen/s ... ll-laughed

For those who like these performances as much as I do, I recommend purchasing some of Bolcom & Morris's CDs.
Gershwin - They All Laughed (piano).pdf
Gershwin - They All Laughed (vocal).pdf
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Re: Piano Transcriptions from Staged Musicals and Shows

Post by Dannen » Tue May 28, 2013 8:47 pm

Another William Bolcom arrangement, my transcription. This is Irving Berlin's "Pack Up Your Sins And Go To The Devil." Although Berlin had no formal musical training whatsoever, this is one of four songs he wrote in perfect counterpoint.

You can listen to the original recording here:

https://soundcloud.com/fredric-dannen/j ... m-bolcom-3
Berlin__Pack_Up_Your_Sins_And_Go_To_The_Devil.pdf
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Re: Piano Transcriptions from Staged Musicals and Shows

Post by Timtin » Tue Mar 10, 2015 12:00 pm

Apparently, he wasn't born with the hyphen!
Fraser-Simson The Street Singer Selection.pdf
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Re: Piano Transcriptions from Staged Musicals and Shows

Post by Timtin » Mon Apr 06, 2015 8:23 pm

This was highly successful in the West End in the twenties,
and was turned into a really bad B movie starring Michael
Bartlett and June Knight in 1937.
Cuvillier The Lilac Domino Selection.pdf
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Re: Piano Transcriptions from Staged Musicals and Shows

Post by lebowl » Sat Nov 21, 2015 1:41 pm

An incredible site with around 200 terrific and advanced transcriptions of movie music. All free and not under copyright.
http://www.sonicbands.com/profile/5

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Re: Piano Transcriptions from Staged Musicals and Shows

Post by Jean-Séb » Sat Nov 21, 2015 3:28 pm

Thank you.
This site is the one owned by Mercuzio who has already shared some of his transcriptions here.
I am afraid to disagree that they are not under some sort of copyright. Even if the transcriber Mercuzio does not care for copyright for himself, I believe that the copyright attached to the original work is still valid and present in the transcription.

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