• Charles Ives
  • Symphony No. 4 - critical edition score

  • Associated Music Publishers Inc (World)

Purchase the critical edition score & reference files (downloadable for on-screen reading) from Classical on Demand
edited by James B. Sinclair, Kenneth Singleton, Wayne D. Shirley, William Brooks

Programme Note

Considered by many to be Ives's most ambitious completed work, Symphony No. 4 is available for the first time in a critical edition full score. This authoritative edition makes the Ives's masterwork more accessible to conductors, scholars, librarians, and Ives enthusiasts.
    Score contents:
  • a General Preface and Preface to each movement
  • Program Note from the 1927 Partial Premiere
  • Ives's Conductor's Note to the Second Movement
  • Critical Edition Full Score of all Four Movements and an engraving of the Fourth Movement Revised Score Manuscript
  • Detailed listings of Sources
  • Critical Editorial Commentary
  • Detailed listing of CD-ROM Contents
    The companion CD-ROM contains:
  • Manuscript Facsimiles from The Charles Ives Papers (courtesy of the Irving S. Gilmore Music Library of Yale University)
  • Pages from the Critical Edition for study at higher magnification
  • Color-Coded Quotation Analysis highlighting the "Musical Borrowing" of tunes in Symphony No. 4