Recital Gems - Volumes 1 & 2 (Listening CD) by perf. Valery Lloyd-Watts. Edited by Valery Lloyd-Watts. For Piano. Graded Standard Repertoire; Masterworks; Piano Collection. Masterworks Books. Classical. Performance CD. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.17382).
ISBN 0739027808. Classical. 9x12 inches.
The "gems" in these collections are to be prized for their beauty and brilliance. Selected to motivate pianists of all ages and arranged in approximate order of difficulty, these pieces apply and reinforce standard piano techniques. Students will also enjoy the dramatic crashing chords, engaging and driving rhythms, powerful endings and rapid scale passages. Noted pianist and pedagogue Valery Lloyd-Watts' interpretations pay special attention to the written page, while also embracing the full palette of musical color.