Exploring Piano Classics Repertoire, Level 4

Exploring Piano Classics Repertoire, Level 4
A Masterwork Method for the Developing Pianist

By Nancy Bachus Piano Book & CD Level: Early Intermediate / Intermediate Item: 00-31364
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The Exploring Piano Classics series pairs motivating performance repertoire with thoughtful technical studies. Each level contains a Repertoire book with CD and a Technique book, both with convenient page-by-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 festival, competition, and examination lists from the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Background information on each style period, its instruments, composers, and the music itself is included.

The CD recordings of the repertoire, performed by internationally known clinician and teacher Nancy Bachus, provide an indispensable tool for appropriate musical interpretation. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music with an M.M. in Piano Performance and Literature, Nancy Bachus has performed solo recitals across the U. S., Canada, and Italy, and appeared in the original "Monster Concerts" in venues such as Lincoln Center and the White House. Titles: Allegro in G Major, Hob. XVI:8 (Haydn) * At the Blacksmith, Op. 8, No. 5 (Maykapar) * Fantasia in E Minor, TWV 33:21 (Telemann) * First Loss, Op. 68, No. 16 (Schumann) * Gavotte, Op. 123, No. 5 (Chaminade) * German Dance in B-flat Major, WoO 13, No. 6 (Beethoven) * The Lame Witch Lurking in the Forest, Op. 31, No. 9 (Rebikov) * Ländler in A Major (Steibelt) * March in D Major, BWV Anh. 122 (C.P.E. Bach) * Minuet in D Minor, BWV Anh. 132 (attr. J. S. Bach) * Minuet in G Major, BWV Anh. 116 (Anonymous) * Musette, BWV 808 (J. S. Bach) * Old French Song, Op. 39, No. 16 (Tchaikovsky) * Polonaise in F Major (W. A. Mozart) * Rose Rock, Op. 205, No. 8 (Gurlitt) * Siciliano (Diabelli) * Sonatina in F Major, Op. 168, No. 1 (Diabelli) * Sonatina in C Major, Op. 157, No. 4 (Spindler) * Valse Mignonne (Pachulski) * The Wild Rider, Op. 68, No. 8 (Schumann).


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Contents

Title Composer
Keyboard Instruments for the Home
During the Baroque and Classical Eras
During the Romantic and Modern Eras
The Sonatina
Sonatina in C Major (First Movement), Op. 157, No. 4 (Classical) Spindler
The Siciliano
Siciliano (Romantic) Diabelli
Images and Imagination
The Lame Witch Lurking in the Forest, Op. 31, No. 9 (Modern) Rebikov
The Musette
Musette, BWV 808 (Baroque) J. S. Bach
The Fantasia
Fantasia in E Minor, TWV 33:21 (Baroque) Telemann
Franz Joseph Haydn
Allegro in G Major, Hob. XVI:8 (Classical) Haydn
The Polonaise
Polonaise in F Major (Classical) W. A. Mozart
Ornament: The Slide
Minuet in D Minor, BWV Anh. 132 (Baroque) attr. J. S. Bach
Social Dancing in the 19th Century
German Dance in B-flat Major, WoO 13, No. 6 (Classical) Beethoven
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Old French Song, Op. 39, No. 16 (Romantic) Tchaikovsky
Sound Picture
At the Blacksmith, Op. 8, No. 5 (Modern) Maykapar
Cécile Chaminade
Gavotte, Op. 123, No. 5 (Modern) Chaminade
The Ländler
Ländler in A Major (Classical) Steibelt
Valse Mignonne (Little Waltz)
Valse Mignonne (Modern) Pachulski
Robert Schumann
About The Wild Rider
The Wild Rider, Op. 68, No. 8 (Romantic) Schumann
First Loss, Op. 68, No. 16 (Romantic) Schumann
The Minuet
Minuet in G Major, BWV Anh. 116 (Baroque) Anonymous
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
March in D Major, BWV Anh. 122 (Baroque) C.P.E. Bach
Romantic Melody
Rose Rock, Op. 205, No. 8 (Romantic) Gurlitt
Sonata-Allegro Form
Sonatina in F Major, Op. 168, No. 1 (Classical) Diabelli

Additional Information

Series: Exploring Piano Classics
Author: Nancy Bachus
Instrument: Piano
Format: Book & CD
Page Count: 48
Item Number: 00-31364
ISBN 10: 0-7390-5561-5
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-5561-8
UPC: 038081334998

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