Considered by many to be Ives' 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' masterwork more accessible to conductors, scholars, librarians, and Ives enthusiasts. Includes: a General Preface and Preface to each movement • Program Note from the 1927 Partial Premiere • Ives' 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 • and a 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 • and Colour-coded Quotation Analysis highlighting the “Musical Borrowing” of tunes in Symphony No. 4.