The Professional Pianist: Classical Solos

The Professional Pianist: Classical Solos
40 Piano Masterworks in Their Original Form

Ed. Albert Mendoza Piano Book Level: Late Intermediate / Early Advanced Item: 00-44279
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This edition provides a valuable resource of accessible masterworks for busy pianists. It contains 40 piano pieces in their original form appropriate for weddings, funerals, receptions, and other events. To make the selections useful as background music, only short pieces have been included and flashy, concert-like pieces have been avoided. Each piece has been carefully engraved for easy reading, and approximate performance times have been included to assist with planning. Titles: Bach: Allemande from French Suite in E-flat Major; Gavotte from French Suite in G Major; Prelude in A-flat Major from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1; Prelude in C Major from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 * Beethoven: Adagio cantabile from Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, "Pathétique," Op. 13; Für Elise; Minuet in G Major, WoO 10, No. 2 * Brahms: Intermezzo in E-flat Major, Op. 117, No. 1; Waltz in A-flat Major, Op. 39, No. 15 * Chopin: Nocturne in E-flat Major, Op. 9, No. 2; Waltz in A Minor, Op. Posth. * Clementi: Andante from Sonatina in C Major, Op. 36, No. 1 * Debussy: Arabesque No. 1; Clair de lune; La fille aux cheveux de lin (Girl with the Flaxen Hair); La plus que lente * Glière: Prélude in D-flat Major, Op. 43, No. 1 * Granados: Maria from Six Expressive Studies; Spanish Dance No. 5 * Grieg: Arietta, Op. 12, No. 1; Notturno, Op. 54, No. 4 * Joplin: The Entertainer; Maple Leaf Rag * Liszt: Consolation, S. 172, No. 3; Liebeslied, S. 566; Ständchen, S. 560, No. 7 * MacDowell: To a Wild Rose * Mendelssohn: Andante sostenuto, Op. 85, No. 4, from Songs Without Words; Venetian Boat Song, Op. 30, No. 6, from Songs Without Words * Mozart: Adagio from Piano Sonata in F Major, K. 280; Andante from Piano Sonata in C Major, K. 545 * Paradisi: Toccata * Rachmaninoff: Adagio sostenuto, Op. 16, No. 5, from 6 moments musicaux * Ravel: Mouvement de menuet from Sonatine * Satie: Gymnopédie No. 1 * Schubert: Valse sentimentale, D. 779, No. 13; Waltz in B Minor, D. 145, No. 6 * Schumann: Romance in F-sharp Major, Op. 28, No. 2; Träumerei, Op. 15, No. 7 * Tchaikovsky: October, Op. 37a, No. 10, from The Seasons.


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Title Composer
Allemande (from French Suite No. 4 in E-flat Major, BWV 815) Johann Sebastian Bach
Gavotte (from French Suite No. 5 in G BWV 816) Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude in A-flat Major (from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1) Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude in C Major (from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1) Johann Sebastian Bach
Adagio cantabile (from Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, "Pathétique," Op. 13) Ludwig van Beethoven
Für Elise Ludwig van Beethoven
Minuet in G Major, WoO 10, No. 2 Ludwig van Beethoven
Intermezzo in E-flat Major, Op. 117, No. 1 Johannes Brahms
Waltz in A-flat Major, Op. 39, No. 15 Johannes Brahms
Nocturne in E-flat Major, Op. 9, No. 2 Frédéric Chopin
Waltz in A Minor, Op. Posth. Frédéric Chopin
Andante (from Sonatina in C Major, Op. 36, No. 1) Muzio Clementi
Arabesque No. 1 (from Deux arabesques, L. 66) Claude Debussy
Clair de lune (from Suite bergamasque, L. 75) Claude Debussy
La fille aux cheveux de lin (from Préludes, Book 1, L. 117) Claude Debussy
La plus que lente, L. 121 (Valse pour piano) Claude Debussy
Prélude in D-flat Major, Op. 43, No. 1 (from 8 pièces faciles pour piano) Reinhold Glière
Maria (from Six Expressive Studies) Enrique Granados
Spanish Dance No. 5 (from 12 Danzas Espagñolas) Enrique Granados
Arietta, Op. 12, No. 1 (from Lyric Pieces) Edvard Grieg
Notturno, Op. 54, No. 4 (from Lyric Pieces) Edvard Grieg
The Entertainer (A Ragtime Two Step) Scott Joplin
Maple Leaf Rag Scott Joplin
Consolation, S. 172, No. 3 Franz Liszt
Liebeslied (Love Song), S. 566 Franz Liszt
Ständchen (Serenade), S. 560, No. 7 Franz Liszt
To a Wild Rose (from Woodland Sketches) Edward MacDowell
Andante sostenuto, Op. 85, No. 4 (from Songs without Words) Felix Mendelssohn
Venetian Boat Song, Op. 30, No. 6 (from Songs without Words) Felix Mendelssohn
Adagio (from Piano Sonata in F Major, K. 280) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Andante (from Piano Sonata in C Major, K. 545) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Toccata (from Harpsichord Sonata No. 6) Pietro Domenico Paradisi
Adagio sostenuto, Op. 16, No. 5 (from 6 moments musicaux) Sergei Rachmaninoff
Mouvement de menuet (from Sonatine, M. 40) Maurice Ravel
Gymnopédie No. 1 (from Trois Gymnopédies) Erik Satie
Valse sentimentale, D. 779, No. 13 (from 34 valses sentimentales) Franz Schubert
Waltz in B Minor, D. 145, No. 6 (from 38 Waltzes, Ländler and Ecossaises) Franz Schubert
Romance in F-sharp Major, Op. 28, No. 2 (from 3 Romanzen) Robert Schumann
Träumerei, Op. 15, No. 7 (from Kinderszenen) Robert Schumann
October, Op. 37a, No. 10 (from The Seasons) Petter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Additional Information

Series: The Professional Pianist
Instrument: Piano
Format: Book
Page Count: 144
Item Number: 00-44279
ISBN 10: 1-4706-2030-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-4706-2030-1
UPC: 038081498744

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