Classics (The Phillip Keveren Series). By Richard Rodgers. Arranged by Phillip Keveren. For Piano/Keyboard. The Phillip Keveren Series. Broadway. Difficulty: medium to medium-difficult. Songbook. Standard notation, fingerings and introductory text (does not include words to the songs). 72 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.310755).
ISBN 0634032488. With standard notation, fingerings and introductory text (does not include words to the songs). Broadway. 9x12 inches.
In honor of the Richard Rodgers centennial celebrations, this new collection features 17 of his all-time classics, tastefully arranged for piano solo by Phillip Keveren. Songs include Climb Ev'ry Mountain, Hello, Young Lovers, My Funny Valentine and more.
Location: from Sydney, Australia
Location: from California
August 3, 2008
Gorgeous Keveren Arrangements
The book stays open effortlessly. Attractive cover. Three or four bars a line, generously-sized notes. The arrangements emphasize and encourage imaginative, slow rubato interpretation. Relatively few notes per bar, no long hand stretches, no tricky passages. Apparently an arranger on a mission to prove them both easy and gorgeous. Often...
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Location: from New Palestine, Indiana
July 5, 2007
Beautifully arranged, not too difficult
I am a fan of the Phillip Keveren series, and this is my favorite book of all. The arrangements are lush, beautiful, interesting, and best of all, won't take the late intermediate/early advanced player long to prepare for performance. Great pieces for weddings, dinner clubs, etc. Pleasing, melodic chord structures...
16 of 33 people found this review helpful.