J.S. Bach - Two-Part Inventions by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Edited by Christopher Taylor. For Piano (Piano Solo). Schirmer Performance Editions. SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced). Softcover with CD. 48 pages. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.296463).
ISBN 0634073591. 9x12 inches.
Schirmer Performance Editions are designed for piano students and their teachers as well as for professional pianists. Pedagogical in nature, these editions offer insightful interpretive suggestions, permanent fingering, and historical and stylistic commentary. Prepared by renowned artists/teachers, these publications provide an accurate, well-informed score resource for pianists. J.S. Bach (1685-1750) composed the Two-Part Inventions for his son Wilhelm Friedemann. While giving the player a superb example of musical construction, they also teach the basics of articulation, rhythm, phrasing, fingering, ornamentation, and the development of a singing tone. These short masterpieces are essential repertoire for every pianist. Editor & recording artist: Christopher Taylor
This title has selections that range in difficulty from SMP Level 7-8.
About SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced)
4 and 5-note chords spanning more than an octave. Intricate rhythms and melodies.