Bruce Adolphe - Piano Puzzlers (As Heard on APM's Performance Today). By Various. Arranged by Bruce Adolphe. For Piano. LKM Music. Softcover. 56 pages. Hal Leonard #S410025. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.42709).
ISBN 1581061196. 9x12 inches.
Brand-new edition of Bruce Adolphe's Piano Puzzlers as heard on American Public Media's “Performance Today.” Includes 32 tunes with songs by Gershwin, Berlin, Arlen, Porter, Rodgers, Fats Waller, Lennon & McCartney, and others disguised in the styles of Bach, Handel, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, Janacek, Debussy, Ravel, Rachmaninoff, Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Bartok, and Copland. Includes an introduction by Fred Child, host of “Performance Today” as well as background info by Bruce Adolphe. “Bruce Adolphe has taken a common musician's party game and elevated it to high art and truly funny musical slapsticks. The Piano Puzzlers are a unique combination of extraordinary insight into the styles of many composers – subtle, expert workmanship and great, great fun!” – Joseph Kalichstein.