New Breitkopf & Härtel Urtexts published


Two further works by Sibelius have been published in Breitkopf & Härtel’s Urtext series, featuring the editions of the scores aleady issued in the JSW complete critical edition.

The new releases are a study score of the Fourth Symphony (PB 5695), edited by Tuija Wicklund (€18.90). A full-size score based on the JSW text is already available (PB 5694; €65.00).

The second release is a volume entitled ‘Impromptus’ (PB 5746) featuring the composer’s own three arrangements for string orchestra of his Impromptus, Op. 5 Nos 5 and 6, originally for piano: No. 5, an early version of Nos 5–6, and the revised version of Nos 5–6. It is edited by Pekka Helasvuo and Tuija Wicklund. Score (€25.90) and parts for the Impromptus are available separately.

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