Album for the Young, Opus 68

Album for the Young, Opus 68

By Robert Schumann / ed. Willard A. Palmer / perf. Kim O'Reilly Piano Book & 2 CDs Level: Early Intermediate / Late Intermediate Item: 00-22527
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Numerous selections from Schumann's Album for the Young have long been favorites of intermediate students, and few collections fail to include the "Soldier's March," the "Happy Farmer" or the "Wild Horseman." This historically informed edition of the entire collection clearly differentiates the markings of the first edition from Clara Schumann's later-edited version. Discussions of ornamentation and the collection's origin are also included. The Alfred Masterwork Library CD Editions conveniently combine each exceptional volume with a professionally recorded CD that is sure to inspire artistic performances.

Pianist Kim O'Reilly Newman holds a Master of Music degree from the University of Illinois. She has performed throughout North America and Europe with the Hambro Quartet of Pianos and was an editor and recording pianist for Alfred Music. Kim is a brain tumor survivor and now specializes in performing music for the left hand.

Sample Pages


A Little Canon
A Little Piece
Figured Chorale
First Sorrow
Folk Song
Gathering of the Grapes -- Happy Time!
Humming Song
Hunting Song
Italian Mariners' Song
Knecht Ruprecht
Little Etude
Little Fugue
Little Romance
May, Sweet May
New Year's Eve
Northern Song
Rustic Song
Sailors' Song
Soldier's March
Song of War
Spring Song
The Happy Farmer
The Little Morning Wanderer
The Poor Orphan
The Reaper's Song
The Stranger
The Wild Rider

Additional Information

Series: Alfred Masterwork CD Edition
Artist: Kim O'Reilly
Composed by: Robert Schumann
Instrument: Piano
Format: Book & 2 CDs
Page Count: 84
Item Number: 00-22527
ISBN 10: 0-7390-3692-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-3692-1
UPC: 038081234441

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