Rachmaninoff Symphony 3 opus 44

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    Alison on #184381

    Where could I find the harp part for Symphony no 3 by Rachmaninoff, I don’t think I’ve ever played in anything of his……

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    Sid Humphreys on #184382

    Rental only as far as I know. Maybe you can view enough of the score to get and idea from here:
    http://lucksmusic.com/qsearch.asp?composer=Rachmaninoff++&catno=&keywords=+Symphony+3+&submit2.x=28&submit2.y=1&OrderBy=ItemName+Asc

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    Sylvia on #184383

    The score is on IMSLP, but not the individual parts.
    http://imslp.org/wiki/Symphony_No.3,_Op.44_%28Rachmaninoff,_Sergei%29

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    Elizabeth Volpé Bligh on #184428

    I do have the harp part, which I have edited here and there, mainly for enharmonics. The very ending is quite exposed and fast, so I did some editing there as well. It is a gorgeous piece, with a lot of exposed playing.

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    MusikFind1 on #184431

    Works published after 1923 are under copyright in the U.S.

    (Rachmaninoff, Sergei) Symphony No.3, Op.44
    Year/Date of Composition 1935–36, revised 1938
    First edition score pub. New York: Charles Foley, 1937.
    Copyright transferred to Belwin,Mills 1937, 1965, 1972
    Copyright transferred to Boosey & Hawkes.
    Full score now for sale: Symphony No. 3
    (The Masterworks Library). Composed by Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943). For Orchestra (Score). 214 pages. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48012264) $64.00

    Orchestra PARTS rental only [copies are illegal]
    Symphony No.3 in A minor [Revised] op.44 (1936/38)
    for orchestra
    2.picc.2.corA.2.bcl.2.dbn-4.3.3.1-timp.perc(2)​:tgl/tamb/SD/cyms/BD/tam-t/xyl-2 harps(II opt)-cel-​strings
    On rental from Boosey & Hawkes.
    http://www.boosey.com/pages/rental/results.asp

    Study Score:
    Symphony No. 3, Op. 44
    (Hawkes Pocket Score 1476). Composed by Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943). For Orchestra (Study Score).Softcover. 208 pages. #M060124921. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48023185) $37.00

    Large score reprint of Russian Edition:
    Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 44
    Composed by Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943). For [2+1, 2+1, 2+1, 2+1 – 4, 3, 3, 1, timpani, percussion, 2 (II opt) harp, strings] full score only. Russian: Composed 1936. Duration 37 minutes. Published by Edwin F. Kalmus (KM.A7001-FSC) $130.00 [Kalmus does NOT reprint parts]

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    Alison on #184449

    Thank you all, I am browsing the pdf of the score on imslp, it certainly saves a trip to the library and to Elizabeth, it would be very useful to see a part with the enharmonic corrections, especially as I don’t have the technology to make tidy edits.

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    Saul Davis Zlatkovski on #184683

    I love how publishers clamp down on players copying parts, and only allowing excerpts, as if that was enough to prepare from. They are apparently afraid one might go to the trouble of acquiring all the parts in order to have a performance. If they sold copies of parts, they wouldn’t have to worry about losing rentals, would they?

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    Alison on #184688

    I have often bought bona fida parts from the publisher they are usually most obliging and Holywell have a good stock too.

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