The lyricism of the opening Beethoven had dedicated a one-movement piano trio WoO movement is contrasted Op. Well, this is not one of those dedications which are used contrasting opening and second themes, both in tempo and cresc. The opening the noble and finer people of this earth and which time can never line within its sixteenth-note figuration. Only eight measures destroy. It is this spirit which now speaks to you and which calls long, it closes with a surprising diminished seventh sonority you to mind and makes me see you still as a child, and likewise that sets up the second theme area as well as a tempo change 4 your beloved parents, your most excellent and gifted mother, your to Adagio espressivo.
The diminished-seventh sonority acts as father imbued with so many truly good and noble qualities and ever a dominant of C-sharp minor, the supertonic of the key of B, mindful of the welfare of his children. The second theme area is improvisatory in spirit, 2 2 4 contrasting1 slow, expressive phrases with sweeping, measured 4 1 The autograph of 1the3 Op. A B major scale slows the forward Whittall Foundation Collection of the Music Division of motion in anticipation of the next section measure A facsimile of the autograph was published by the Lehmann Foundation, Washington, D.
II, p. The above text shows the tempo marking as it appears in the first edition. The autograph shows simply Vivace, followed by an undecipherable word that has been scratched out. Most editors follow the first edition. Hans Bischoff — was a German concert pianist and highly-regarded music editor who continues to be respected for his thorough research, attention to detail, and careful consideration of source materials.
Also included are explanations of the ornaments used throughout the works and helpful fingerings. Measure numbers and BWV numbers have been included for easy reference. Internationally known duo-pianist Allison Nelson was a child prodigy who was admitted to the Curtis Institute of Music without an audition on the recommendation of Eugene Ormandy.
There she and her husband-to-be, Harry Neal, formed a two-piano team that toured for twenty years as the Nelson and Neal duo. See page 26 for a biography of Maurice Hinson. Le matin and Le soir Morning and Evening , Op. Variations on a Theme of Beethoven, Op. Slavonic Dances, Op. These arrangements are designed to highlight the spirit of the original works while also reimagining piano duo choreography, supplementing the duo repertoire, and celebrating the joy of collaboration. Greg Anderson A Metronome marks are editorial and ornaments are realised in footnotes.
Fingerings, dynamics, and articulation have been supplemented by the editors. Two copies required for performance. Jacobson offers a practical guide to the art of piano teaching. Volume 1 provides a thorough approach for teaching beginners and students at the elementary level.
Volume 2 explores the essential aspects of teaching students at the intermediate and advanced levels. By challenging students to consider how to teach, the books go beyond discussing what to teach and philosophies of teaching. Additionally, both new teachers and experienced teachers will find useful information and teaching strategies, as well as relevant projects to reinforce the readings. Jeanine M.
Hanon - Junior Hanon
Jacobson Jeanine M. Jacobson gained much of her expertise in the field of piano pedagogy during her 25 years as an independent piano teacher. After her children were grown, Jacobson pursued graduate work at the University of Minnesota and completed her doctorate at the University of Oklahoma.
She subsequently served a year tenure as professor of piano and piano pedagogy at California State University, Northridge, where she holds the postion of professor emeritus. An invaluable resource for teachers, students, and performers for evaluating and selecting piano solo literature.
Concise and thoroughly researched, thousands of works, from the Baroque through the Contemporary periods, have been graded and evaluated in detail. Includes an alphabetical list of composers, explanations of works, and much more. This practical text includes guest chapters by experts in the fields of music technology, learning styles, educational psychology, and jazz. Studio management procedures and lesson planning strategies are also included.
By the 20th century, developments in science and technology began to influence society and the arts. International communication allowed musicians to develop an awareness of cultures from around the world. Musical trends and styles changed quickly as composers explored new ideas. Many even wrote in multiple styles throughout their musical careers.
Schumann: Scenes from Childhood, Opus Piano Book & CD: Valery Lloyd-Watts
The music was often a reaction against the overly emotional style of the Romantic period. Composers continued to use musical forms and instruments of the past but in new and unique ways. Sunrise by Claude Monet — was described as unfinished—a sketch. Monet and other artists used brush strokes of pure color to show the reflection of light on objects. This style of art was called Impressionism. The term was also used to describe the music of Claude Debussy — Inspired by a poem, his Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun portrays the dreams and visions of a faun a Roman god, half man and half goat through unusual melody, harmony, and orchestration.
CD Track This resource provides a foundation for understanding the major cultural periods, musical styles, and the development of music through the ages. The book and CD include art and listening examples that offer opportunity for discussions. It also may be used by students in other piano methods or as a focal point for group lessons.
The First Book for Pianists Series This useful series features the easiest works of the great composers. All selections are presented in their original, unsimplified form and are organised in progressive order of difficulty. Each book is 24 pages in length and features the same outstanding music engraving and editorial expertise as other Alfred Masterwork Editions. Willard A. Palmer Book I The First Sonatina Book Ed. This series extends beyond the scope of The First Book for Pianists series with the inclusion of more extensive biographical material, important information about the performance practices of the period, and detailed discussions of ornamentation.
Scott Price. Essential Keyboard Repertoire Series Each volume spans four centuries of keyboard music; every selection is in its original form. Standard favourites are included, along with a sampling of works that are infrequently performed. Special comb-binding ensures long life and ease of use while affordable prices make the collections an excellent choice for pianists at the early- through late-intermediate levels.
Maurice Hinson. Essential Keyboard Duets Series This series features some of the best known duet repertoire written by composers from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. The primo and secondo parts are on separate pages and essential ornamentation is realised in footnotes. Both parts contain measure numbers for easy reference. The pieces in these collections make excellent repertoire selections for piano ensemble classes in both the private studio and at the college level. Gayle Kowalchyk and E. A wide range of genres, countries, and composers are represented in this edition, including Arensky, Bach, Brahms, Mozart, Soler, and others.
Detailed discussions of the composers, a history of twopiano repertoire, and fingering suggestions enhance this edition. The pieces are presented in score form, with Piano I and Piano II parts both appearing on the same page. Music of Franz Schubert Ed. Lucy Mauro and Scott Beard.
The original works of W. Bach, Fodor, Gurlitt, Rachmaninoff, and others are included, in score format with all three parts on the same page , along with performance notes, editorial fingerings, and footnotes. Designed to correlate with the physical skills presented in Pathways to Artistry: Technique, the 21 pieces in each collection represent some of the best miniature masterworks in piano literature.
Book 1 LE Lyrical Sonatinas Ed. Allan Small I Dan Fox EP Maurice Hinson A Lynn Freeman Olson EI These three unique volumes contain 47 duets in their original form written by composers who lived in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. The primo and secondo parts are written on facing pages and are of equal difficulty, allowing students of equal ability to perform together.
These duets can be used as supplementary material for any course of study. Book 1 EI Arranged in order of difficulty, the student parts are limited to a single five-finger position and fall primarily within the grand staff reading range. Each book includes works by such composers as Diabelli, Gurlitt, Bercucci, Wohlfahrt, Berens, and others. Book 1 E These graded collections of piano duets by master composers are among the best literature available at respective levels. Each duet, written by composers who lived in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, has been carefully edited and fingered for performance ease.
Levels 1 and 2 are teacher-student duets. Book 6 LI Etudes are musical compositions that focus on a specific technique, and when pupils are assigned good-quality etudes, their technique improves dramatically. These compilations concentrate on level-appropriate essentials, and each etude is prefaced with concise composer facts and helpful practice advice. Here is a streamlined gathering of the most effective etudes by some of the greatest piano masters that have been proven through time-testing. This edition is based on the premise that superior musicianship, control of piano technique, and pianistic ability result from carefully cultivated aural, visual, kinesthetic, and linguistic skills in music.
Comprising two levels, Level 1 contains exercises using five-finger patterns and triads in all keys, and Level 2 expands to four-note chords and seventh chords. The books in this series contain exercises from The Virtuoso Pianist, Book 1. The exercises are notated in eighth notes for one octave so that students may begin to use them effectively at their level.
Each exercise appears five times, to be played with varied touches, articulation, dynamics, rhythms, and transposed to different keys. This practical resource provides foundational tools for scale, chord, and arpeggio playing; exercises for developing precision, speed, agility, and clarity of tone; and exercises and etudes that focus on a variety of technical challenges. Premier Piano Course: Masterworks Ed.
Lancaster These include standard repertoire from the four stylistic periods to reinforce concepts introduced in the Lesson Books of Premier Piano Course. Each selection is performed twice—at a performance tempo and a slower practice tempo. Gayle Kowalchyk Editor Dr. See page 23 for a biography of E. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music with an M. Nancy is a member of the piano faculty at Cleveland State University, operates an independent studio in Ohio, and is also an Associate Editor for Clavier Companion magazine.
Exploring Piano Classics This series pairs motivating performance repertoire with thoughtful technical studies. Each level contains a Repertoire book with CD and a Technique book, both with convenient pageby-page correlation. When used together, the books give students a deep understanding of the art of music, performance practices, and the necessary skills to play the piano with technical ease. The Repertoire books include pieces from the major style periods, selected and graded based on syllabus lists from the U.
Background information on each style period, its instruments, composers, and the music itself is included. These well-edited editions give students an overall view of each period through an integrated-arts approach. Illustrated with historical paintings and quotations, this series contains information about composers and the style of their works.
The student is shown the relationship between music and the literary, scientific, social and political events of the time. This integration of music with other fields of knowledge broadens the scope of their education, and promotes greater interest in continuing piano studies. Both Bigler and Lloyd-Watts travel worldwide, presenting seminars on the psychology of learning, piano pedagogy, and the Suzuki method.
Selected to motivate pianists of all ages and arranged in approximate order of difficulty, these pieces apply and reinforce standard piano techniques. Each of the four volumes in this series includes a rich selection of graded recital repertoire from masters from all eras. This series features carefully selected performance repertoire of the great masters from all eras. Diverse in style and expression, each selection features melodic, rhythmic, or harmonic patterning to allow for ease in teaching and memorisation.
These collections of masterworks from all stylistic periods appeal to the showmanship in students at the early intermediate through late intermediate levels. They are arranged in approximate order of difficulty. Acclaimed Canadian pianist Valery Lloyd-Watts has edited and recorded this eclectic mix of surefire audience-pleasers.
She has given lecturerecitals, workshops, and master classes throughout North America. She regularly contributes as a clinician to state and national conferences. Ingrid Jacobson Clarfield. This series teaches the basic principles of the five stylistic periods Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionist, and Contemporary to piano students.
Kjos Music Company. Master Composer Library. Level: Intermediate. Size Edited by Willard A. Masterworks; Piano Collection. Exploring Piano Masterworks. Masterwork; Romantic. Late Intermediate. Henle Young, Op. Edited by W. Piano Harpsichord , 2-hands.
Pages: Arranged by Ralph Sauer.
For tuba or bass trombone and piano. German Romantic. Solo and piano accompaniment. Urtext edition. Published by Konemann Music Budapest. Piano Collection. Schirmer LB Composed by Robert Schumann. More than the score Edition Peters EP Published by Carl Fischer. For Clarinet, Piano. Carl Fischer Solo Series. Level: beginning.
Also Available Digitally
Score and Audio CD. Arranged by Donald Peck. Arranged by Haynor. Arranged by Jim Self. For Tuba Solo with Piano. Recorded on Changing Colors CD. Edited by Koehler Urtext.
Alfred Masterwork Editions
Published by C. Edited by Emil von Sauer and Emil von Sauer. For Piano Solo. Sheet Music. Composed Arranged by Ward Swingle. Swingle Singers Series. Level 4.