Nocturnes. (Piano Solos). By Dave Brubeck. For solo piano. Artist/Personality; Piano - Personality Book; Piano Supplemental. Jazz. SMP Level 10 (Advanced). Songbook. Standard notation and lyrics (does not include words to the songs). 56 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.AF9747).
ISBN 076920046X. With standard notation and lyrics (does not include words to the songs). Jazz. 9x12 inches.
Including: Audrey, The Desert and the Parched Land, Five for Ten Small Fingers, Koto Song, Lullaby and many others!
This title has selections that range in difficulty from SMP Level 8-10.
About SMP Level 10 (Advanced)
Very advanced level, very difficult note reading, frequent time signature changes, virtuosic level technical facility needed.
Location: from Beaverton, OR
November 16, 2008
There are at least four pieces in this collection that are worth the entire purchase price: Joshua Redman Softly, William, Softly Lost Waltz (Edited Version) The Desert And The Parched Land I am a music teacher and a student of improvisation, was introduced to this book by my piano teacher,...
17 of 30 people found this review helpful.
Ross K. Rieder
Location: from Graham, Wa
Douglas E. Sawyer, MD
Location: from Warsaw, IN
September 14, 2007
A gem of intermediate music
I have collected a wide variety of intermediate to advanced short pieces over the years. Others include Gershwin At the Piano Songbook of original improvisations (recording available by Jacques Thiollier), Songbook for Anna Magdalena Bach, Bach's Goldberg variations (listen to Murray Peraha's recording), Chopin Preludes, Vince Guaraldi Snoopy collections and...
16 of 33 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Mukilteo, WA
Location: from NJ
June 11, 2001
Great for jazz beginners
I bought this book for "Strange Meadow Lark" from the Time Out album, and the notes are the way Brubeck plays them except for some runs and left hand fill-in chords that aren't notated. A good book for someone who isn't ready for improvisation yet, but wants to get a...
19 of 38 people found this review helpful.