Haydn Six Easy Sonatas composed by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809). For piano. Neil A. Kjos Master Composer Library. Classical Period. SMP Level 6 (Late Intermediate). Music Book. Standard notation, fingerings, composer biography and instructional text. 44 pages. Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Company (KJ.GP395).
ISBN 849762049. With standard notation, fingerings, composer biography and instructional text. Classical Period. 9x12 inches.
This performance-edited edition of six early Haydn Sonatas is meticulously fingered by Keith Snell. Hob. XVI: 4, 7, 8, and 9 clearly reveal the early Haydn style at an intermediate level. Hob. XVI: 1 is a good selection for your advancing intermediate students. To help students differentiate between Baroque and Classical ornamentation, a valuable table for execution of ornaments is provided.
About Neil A. Kjos Master Composer Library
The Neil A. Kjos Master Composer Library, selected and edited by Keith Snell, is comprised of unique editions of the most popular piano teaching repertoire. Clavier Magazine calls it "an outstanding teaching series." All books are attractively priced for students representing an outstanding value. Compact disc recordings by Diane Hidy, Nelita True, and Hans Boepple follow the editing, emulating a beautiful and practical model for students.
About SMP Level 6 (Late Intermediate)
4-note chords in both hands with large stretches and leaps. Irregular and complicated rhythms.