The First Book for Pianists - Book/CD by Valery Lloyd-Watts. By Frederic Chopin (1810-1849). Edited by Willard A. Palmer. For solo piano. Graded Standard Repertoire; Masterworks; Piano Collection. Alfred Masterwork CD Edition. Romantic Period. SMP Level 6 (Late Intermediate). Collection and performance CD. Performance notes, standard notation and fingerings (does not include words to the songs). 24 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.20848).
ISBN 0739021745. With performance notes, standard notation and fingerings (does not include words to the songs). Romantic Period. 9x12 inches.
This useful series, edited by Willard A. Palmer and others, features the easiest works of Chopin. All selections are presented in their original, un-simplified form and are organized in progressive order of difficulty. It allows students to begin playing this music from authoritative editions at an early stage in their studies. Valery Lloyd-Watts has beautifully recorded all the pieces in the book, included on CD.
This title has selections that range in difficulty from SMP Level 5-6.
About SMP Level 6 (Late Intermediate)
4-note chords in both hands with large stretches and leaps. Irregular and complicated rhythms.