The 20th Century – Upper Intermediate Level

23 Piano Pieces

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The 20th Century – Upper Intermediate Level

23 Piano Pieces

Series: Schirmer Performance Editions Publisher: G. Schirmer, Inc. Format: Softcover Composer: Various Editor: Richard Walters

The 20th Century series presents music by some of the greatest composers of the modern era, composers who wrote a full range of music for orchestra, voices, piano and chamber ensembles, in the great and large forms. But they also valued music education, and composed interesting music to foster a stdent pianist's progress. The pieces by these composers lead a student not only to technical proficiency, but also to become a more fully formed, imaginative musician. When a great talent turns attention to writing a short piece of limited difficulty level for students, it is approached with the same aesthetics, temperament, tastes and creative invention applied when composing a symphony, opera or concerto. These exquisite miniatures are complete works of timeless art. Through them a master musician of the past indirectly teaches a progressing musician of the present and the future.

Contents: Barber: Poison Ivy from Fresh from West Chester (Some Jazzings)Bartók: Bagatelle No. 1 from Fourteen Bagatelles • Bear Dance from Ten Easy Pieces • Joc cu bâta (Stick Dance) from Roumanian Folk DancesBoulanger: D'un vieux jardin (An Old Garden) from Trois morceaux pour pianoBurleigh: On Bended Knees from From the SouthlandDello Joio: Bright from Suite for PianoKabalevsky: selections from 30 Pieces for Children, Op. 27: War Dance, Etude in F Major • Khachaturian: Ivan Is Very Busy from Adventures of Ivan • selections from Ten Pieces for the Young Pianist: The Leopard on the Seesaw, Snare Drum • Muczynski: selections from A Summer Journal, Op. 19: Morning Promenade, Park Scene • Pinto: Run, Run! from Scenas Infantas (Memories of Childhood)Prokofiev: selections from Music for Children, Op. 65: Tarantella, March of the Grasshoppers • Schuman: selections from Three Score Set: Movement I, Movement II, Movement III • Shostakovich: Lyrical Waltz from Dances of the DollsTan: selections from Eight Memories in Watercolor, Op. 1: Staccato Beans, Blue Nun.

Schirmer Performance Editions feature composer biographies, historical notes, and practice and performance tips.

  • Bagatelle No. 1
  • Bear Dance
  • Blue Nun
  • Bright
  • D'un Vieux Jardin
  • Etude In F Major
  • Ivan Is Very Busy
  • Joc cu bata
  • The Leopard On The Seesaw
  • Lyrical Waltz
  • March Of The Grasshoppers, Op. 65, No. 7
  • Morning Promenade
  • Movement I
  • Movement III
  • Movement II
  • On Bended Knees
  • Park Scene
  • Poison Ivy
  • Run, Run!
  • Snare Drum
  • Staccato Beans
  • Tarantella
  • War Dance, Op. 27, No. 19

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  • Piano

$10.99 (US) Inventory #HL 00297098 ISBN: 9781495010255 UPC: 888680045555 Width: 9.0" Length: 12.0" 80 pages

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