Music By The Masters (Intermediate Piano Solos). Edited by Russell Lanning. For solo piano. Graded Standard Repertoire; Masterworks; Piano Collection. Intermediate, level 5. Classical. SMP Level 5 (Intermediate). Collection. Standard notation, fingerings and introductory text (does not include words to the songs). 96 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.EL02543).
ISBN 0769239536. With standard notation, fingerings and introductory text (does not include words to the songs). Classical. 9x12 inches.
This title has selections that range in difficulty from SMP Level 3-5.
About SMP Level 5 (Intermediate)
Seventh chords and melodies in both hands. More difficult note reading with ledger lines above and below the staff.
William O Autry
Location: from South Bend, IN
September 10, 2011
Still have my original copy from the 1960s and I greatly enjoy playing these pieces as a form of relaxation. Originally, I learned most of them on the piano, but now play many on the clavichord (meantone tuning with short octave). A great collection with something for just about all...
13 of 27 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Philadelphia PA
September 9, 2011
Music by the Masters
I was disappointed that there was little music in this that I didn't already have some place else. Maybe there was an index that I should have paid more attention to. It's hard to keep the book OPEN as you play which makes it less inviting.
16 of 28 people found this review helpful.
Location: from NH
April 28, 2011
Just challenging enough.
This is a tasteful variety of short pieces from baroque and classical masters (J.S.Bach, Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, etc.). As a casual adult intermediate keyboard music reader, with some on-and-off formal lessons "way back when", I find this collection is relaxing, fun to play. You don't need virtuoso skills, just some...
19 of 33 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Atlanta GA
July 13, 2007
This book offers a variety of composers of intermediate classical literature. I have found it to be a great tool for development in basic classical piano studies for students. The music is well written and easy to read, which is not always the case with classical literature.
21 of 44 people found this review helpful.
Location: from New York