Play the world's most beautiful classical music quickly and easily with this high-quality selection of short, favorite, accessible compositions by the world's greatest composers — Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Haydn, Liszt, Schubert, Tchaikovsky, and others. Includes Beethoven's Für Elise, Three Norwegian Dances by Grieg, Liszt's Consolation, Macdowell's To a Wild Rose, Schumann's Träumerei, and many more.
Chosen from the four stylistic periods of piano repertoire and presented in their original form, the 100 pieces in this collection have been favorites of pianists throughout the years. To help in performance, the editors have realized ornaments and added editorial markings such as phrasing, expression marks, and dynamics where appropriate. Titles: Little Prelude in C Major, BVW 939 (J. S. Bach) * Teasing Song, from For Children (Bart?k) * Ecossaise in G Major (Beethoven) * Sonatina in C Major, Op. 36, No. 1 (Clementi) * Waltz in C Major (Diabelli) * Spinning Song, Op. 14, No. 4 (Ellmenreich) * The Chase, Op. 117, No. 5 (Gurlitt) * Minuet in G Major (Haydn) * Prelude in G Major (Kuhnau) * Minuet in F Major, K. 2 (Mozart) * Minuet in A Minor (Purcell) * Minuet in C Major, K. 73b; L. 217 (D. Scarlatti) * The Happy Farmer, from Album for the Young, Op. 68 (Schumann) * Italian Song, No. 15 (Tchaikovsky) * and more.
Beginning pianists of all ages will cherish this excellent compilation of piano classics. Many of the greatest composers — J. S. Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Liszt — are represented by several pieces each, some newly adapted for the piano. Popular works include the Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, Claire de Lune, and Pictures at an Exhibition.
Compiled from a survey conducted among hundreds of U. S. piano teachers, these 64 well-known melodies were selected as being the most popular. Titles: * America * American Patrol * America, the Beautiful * Andante Cantabile * Dance of the Hours * España * Fantasy-Impromptu Theme * Für Elise * Give My Regards to Broadway * Hava Nagila * La Cumparsita * Parade of the Tin Soldiers * Pomp and Circumstance * Tarantella in D Minor * Waiting for the Robert E. Lee * Yankee Doodle Boy and many more. With larger notation, fingering, pedaling and phrasing, this edition is perfect for "young" pianists of all ages.