On Your Way to Succeeding with the Masters! composed by Various. Edited by Helen Marlais. For piano. Classical. Succeeding with the Masters!. Classical Period. SMP Level 2 (Late Elementary). Repertoire/Activity Book and Listening/Practice CD. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.FF1433).
ISBN 1-56939-680-9. Classical Period.
On Your Way to Succeeding with the Masters is a collection of keyboard pieces from six time periods - the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and Romantic eras, and the 20th/21st centuries. This collection will prepare students for the master composers found in Succeeding with the Masters, Baroque, Classical, and Romantic eras, and the Twentieth Century. Each era has an activity page as well as a valuable practice strategy. Each activity page gives students a historical perspective so that they understand the life and times of each era they are learning. This book is compatible with The Festival Collection!, Book 1.
This title has selections that range in difficulty from SMP Level 1-2.
About Succeeding with the Masters
Succeeding with the Masters is a series dedicated to the authentic keyboard works of the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Twentieth-Century masters.
This series provides a complete and easily accessible method for learning and performing the works of the masters. Each book presents the works in historical perspective for the student, and provides the means and the motivation to play these pieces in the correct stylistic, musical, and technical manner. The easily understandable format of practice strategies and musical concepts make this series enjoyable for both students and teachers.
Succeeding with the Masters begins with late-elementary repertoire, continues through intermediate-level works and also includes a few early-advanced works. Upon completion of the series, students will be well prepared for the major keyboard works by the master composers of each era.
About SMP Level 2 (Late Elementary)
5-finger patterns still used but position changes are more frequent including one octave scale passages. Some 3 note chords.