Piano Solo Sheet Music
|Level:||SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced)|
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The Collected Piano Music (Piano Solo). By Jelly Roll Morton. Edited by James Dapogny. For Piano. Piano Collection. Jazz and Ragtime. SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced). Collection. Performance notes, introductory text, color illustrations and black & white photos (does not include words to the songs). 513 pages. G. Schirmer #ED3257. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50335190).
ISBN 0874743516. With performance notes, introductory text, color illustrations and black & white photos (does not include words to the songs). Jazz and Ragtime. 9x12 inches.
A stunning, comprehensive volume prepared in cooperation with the Smithsonian Institute. The world's first jazz critical edition.
About SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced)
4 and 5-note chords spanning more than an octave. Intricate rhythms and melodies.
Location: from Dordrecht, Netherlands
Location: from Columbus, OH
April 23, 2008
Advanced & scholarly
Professor Dapogny's presentation is a gem for the advanced pianist or serious student. Way too technical and theoretical for the out-of-shape casual player. Metronomic speeds in the 150-200 range are beyond challenging and, in my view, impossible for those with small hands.
23 of 42 people found this review helpful.
January 1, 2008
Comprehensive representation of his work
This collection is for advanced players or students who wish to get a better understanding of Morton's musical skills. The book is professionally presented and would make a major contribution to a players library.
16 of 33 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Irvine, CA
July 24, 2007
Wonderful Collection of Morton's Music
This was my first attempt to study Morton's music and, as a relative newcomer to playing piano at all, this was a fantastic learning experience about music in general. This is not easy material to master, although there are a few songs such as Billy Goat Stomp that are playable...
17 of 31 people found this review helpful.
Location: from FRANCE