Carl Czerny - The School of Velocity for the Piano, Opus 299, Books 1 and 2 (With a CD of Performances Schirmer Performance Editions). Composed by Carl Czerny (1791-1857). Edited by Matthew Edwards. For Piano. Schirmer Performance Editions. Softcover with CD. 64 pages. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.296899).
ISBN 1458424650. 9x12 inches.
The more advanced of Czerny's best-known exercises, this set emphasizes the developement of rapid passage work for both hands. Includes historical and performance notes, easy-to-read new music engraving and a CD demonstrating possible tempos to which students may aspire.
Schirmer Performance Editions are designed for piano students and their teachers as well as for professional pianists. These editions offer insightful interpretive suggestions, pertinent fingering, and historical and stylistic commentary. Prepared by experienced artists and master teachers, these publications provide an accurate, well-informed score resource for pianists.