Around the World on 88 Keys, Book 1 (A Global Music Tour with 7 Original Piano Solos). By Ted Cooper. For Piano. Piano Collection; Piano Supplemental. Learning Link. Early Intermediate; Late Elementary. Book. 32 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.24433).
Piano students can enhance their musical imaginations by exploring new sounds through new places. Book 1 contains original piano solos that embrace the musicality, colors and rhythms of seven different cultures or regions: Rocky Mountains (U.S.) * Istanbul, Turkey * Kingston, Jamaica * Kyoto, Japan * Chesapeake Bay (U.S.) * Buenos Aires, Argentina * Canary Islands (Spain). Each piece is preceded by two pages of "Sightseeing Facts," "Musical Map" practice sections, and "Creating the Mood" suggestions for each piece.