Classical Jazz, Rags & Blues, Book 3
10 Classical Melodies Arranged in Jazz Styles for Intermediate to Late Intermediate Pianists
By Martha Mier
Series: Classical Jazz, Rags & Blues
Category: Piano Collection
Instrument: Piano
Level: Intermediate / Late Intermediate
Classical melodies from piano, opera and orchestral literature are revisited in this unique series. The arrangements feature jazz styles including ragtime and blues. Students who are familiar with some of these gems will enjoy their new settings while those playing them for the first time will become familiar with these wonderful melodies. Titles include: Austrian Jazz Dance * Blue Rhapsody * Bluesy Etude * Cool Etude * The Jazzy Mountain King * Parisian Jazz * Ragtime in Baroque Style * Ragtime Symphony * Rockin' Russian Song * Russian Blues. 24 pages.
Bluesy Etude (from Etude, Op. 82, No. 65) Gurlitt
Austrian Jazz Dance (from Ländler in A Minor) Schubert
Blue Rhapsody (from Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini) Rachmaninoff
Ragtime Symphony (from Symphony No. 94, The Surprise) Haydn
Rockin' Russian Song (from Russian Folk Song) Beethoven
Russian Blues (from Polovetsian Dance) Borodin
Ragtime in Baroque Style (from Minuet in G Major) J. S. Bach
Cool Etude (from Etude, Op. 160, No. 16) Schytte
Jazzy Mountain King, The (from In the Hall of the Mountain King) Grieg
Parisian Jazz (from Old French Song, Op. 39, No. 16) Tchaikovsky