Musical Editions by Roy Howat
For Roy Howat’s Debussy editions, please see the Debussy page.
For his editions of Gabriel Fauré, please see the Fauré page.
Emmanuel Chabrier: Works for [Solo] Piano (20 pieces). Dover Urtext Edition with preface and commentary by Roy Howat.
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‘I have no hesitation in declaring Chabrier’s Pièces Pittoresques to be as important to French music as Debussy’s Preludes’ – Francis Poulenc.
Roy Howat had some input in (and recommends) Roger Nichols’ Peters Edition of Ravel’s piano music.
Facsimile edition (in addition to those listed on the Debussy page):
Domenico Scarlatti, XXX Essercizi. Preface by Roy Howat, Paris, Editions Stil, 1977. (This item is now harder to find.)
Two mid-1970s critical editions by Roy Howat of Handel Solo Sonatas, originally published by OUP (Musica da camera nos. 25 & 26), remain available through Allegro Music:
- Sonata in D minor for violin & continuo (the sonata known as op. 1 no. 1b), first publication in the original key and instrumentation;
- Fantasia [violin & continuo] and Sonata in D minor [violin or recorder & continuo] (the sonata known as op. 1 no. 9): first publication of the Fantasia, first complete publication of the Sonata in its original key