The Festival Collection!, Book 4 edited by Helen Marlais. For piano. Classical. Succeeding with the Masters. Classical, Baroque, Classical Period, Romantic Period, 20th Century, Instructional, Method and Solos. Intermediate. Instrumental solo book and performance CD. Standard notation. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.FF1588).
ISBN 1-56939-540-3. With standard notation. Classical, Baroque, Classical Period, Romantic Period, 20th Century, Instructional, Method and Solos. 9x12 inches.
Book 4 consists of pivotal intermediate level repertoire that is essential for the student to study, and to apply the knowledge and experience they have mastered from the previous levels. The repertoire at this level will broaden the students understanding of utilizing the fundamentals of proper technique, with accurate musical expression and interpretation in their performances. Mastery of pieces at this level will allow students to refine their abilities and prepare for the advanced repertoire. Features pieces by composers such as: Francois Couperin (The Little Trifle), Johann Wilhelm Hassler (Capriccio), Robert Schumann (Sicilienne, Opus 68, No. 11), and Aram Khachaturian (Ivan's Song).
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.