Essential Keyboard Duets, Volume 1 (40 Late Elementary / Intermediate Selections in Their Original Form). Edited by Gayle Kowalchyk and E. L. Lancaster. For Piano. Duet or Duo; Graded Standard Repertoire; Masterworks; Piano Duet (1 Piano, 4 Hands). Alfred Masterwork Edition: Essential Keyboard Repertoire. Masterwork. Early Intermediate; Intermediate; Late Elementary. Book. 160 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.16747).
ISBN 0739020293. Masterwork.
This collection of 40 piano duets (for one piano, four hands) is appropriate for pianists at the late elementary through intermediate levels. Duet repertoire from the 18th, 19th and early-20th centuries are included by such composers as Brahms, Bruckner, Cui, Diabelli, Foote, Godowsky, Haydn, Moscheles, Mozart, Ravel, Schubert, Spindler, Stravinsky, Türk and more. To facilitate reading, the primo and secondo parts are on separate pages. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance. Essential ornamentation is realized in footnotes, both parts contain measure numbers for convenient reference and brief composer biographies are included.