Piano Solo Sheet Music
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Dan Coates Collection
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A Tribute to George Gershwin by George Gershwin (1898-1937). Edited by Dan Coates. For Piano/Keyboard. Artist/Personality; Masterworks; Piano Collection; Piano Supplemental. Piano Solo. Standards and 20th Century. SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced). Collection. Standard notation, fingerings and introductory text (does not include words to the songs). 97 pages. Alfred Music Publishing #PF0194. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (HL.321559).
ISBN 0897242610. With standard notation, fingerings and introductory text (does not include words to the songs). Standards and 20th Century. 9x12 inches.
Compiled and edited by Dan Coates. Contains: 'S Wonderful * Strike Up the Band * The Man I Love * My One and Only * Embraceable You and more classics, including 18 original Gershwin arrangements.
About SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced)
4 and 5-note chords spanning more than an octave. Intricate rhythms and melodies.
Location: from Los Angeles
October 22, 2009
Fun to play for advanced players
Almost all of these arrangements are stellar - they should be, as they were composed AND arranged by Gershwin. To sum up - most are the original arrangements. There are a couple of exceptions - "An American in Paris" comes to mind. The arrangement is sweet but much easier than...
23 of 46 people found this review helpful.
May 1, 2008
Mostly Quite Good
Most of these arrangements are quite good for an intermediate or advanced player, with plenty of variety and interesting musical ideas. Some of them, however, were unworthy of the title: simplistic and dull.
18 of 42 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Sydney, Australia
March 9, 2008
Hard, but not unachievable. Good fun!
Gershwin had a natural talent for piano technique, as well as (of course!) strong and addictive rhythm, and spicy jazzy chords. This book is going to provide me with lots of fun for years to come. I bought it after falling in love with the Naxos Nostalgia CD, "Gershwin Plays...
24 of 44 people found this review helpful.