Making available ensemble piano music hereto forgotten


 

 

Editions Poole will be resuming business come Summer 2014

Editions Poole offers a fine selection of piano ensemble repertoire, specializing in transcriptions and eight hand piano music.  Much of the well-known symphonic works of the classical music masters, for example, Beethoven and Brahms, has been transcribed for piano offering pianists the ability to first-hand experience the rich panoply of classical music.  Nearly all of the popular major symphonic works await the eager sight-reader.

My editions are derived from works which have lapsed into the public domain within the United States and may not be found anywhere except in private collections or libraries.  I offer music which is unknown to pianists today because it simply is not available and has not been offered for sale since the 1800s and early 20th Century; moreover, I offer some of the standard transcriptions for free download.  I make available in high quality performance-ready editions that which has hereto been lost to antiquity or otherwise reasonably available.  I employ state of the art technology to provide you digital editions that are the finest quality that can be reasonably deployed over the Internet.  

Nomenclature

The description of various piano ensembles has not been standardized. Here are the more common terms describing the variety of piano ensemble:

Description Pianos Hands Aliases Foreign Language
Solo 1 2 Piano
Piano solo
Piano 2 hands
Seule (F)
Piano à 2 mains (F)
Klavier zwei  händen (D)
Duet 1 4 Piano Four Hands
Piano 4 hands
4 Hand Piano
4 Hands
4H
Klavier vier händen (D)
Klavier zu 4 händen (D)
Vier händen (D)
Pianoforte zu vier händen (D)
Piano zu 4 händen (D)
Clavier zu vier händen (D)
Clavierauszug zu vier händen (D)
Piano
à quatre mains (F)
Two Piano Four Hands 2 4 Two Piano
Two Pianos
Two Pianos Four Hands
Two Pianos - Four Hands
2 Piano
2 Piano 4 hands
2 Pianos - 4 hands
2P4H
Zwei klaviere (D)
Zwei klaviere vier händen
(D)
Deux pianos (F)
Deux pianos
à quatre mains (F)
2 Pianos 4 Mains (F)
Two Piano Eight Hands 2 8 2 Piano 8 hands
2 Pianos - 8 hands
Two Pianos Eight Hands
Two Pianos - Eight Hands
Eight Hands
Eight Hand Piano
2P8H
Piano Quartet
Deux piano à huit mains (F)
2 piano
à 8 mains (F)
Zwei klaviere acht händen
(D)
acht händen (D)
zwei Klaviere zu acht Händen (D)
2 Pianos zu 8 Händen (D)
Zwei Pianos zu 8 Händen (D)
zwei Pianofortes zu acht Händen (D)
Key: French/Français = F, German/Deutsch = D

Last updated March 18, 2014