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A Calendar Set: Twelve Preludes for Piano

By Judith Lang Zaimont

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Piano Solo - Advanced
Composed by Judith Lang Zaimont (1945-). Sheet Music. Duration 40 minutes (3-5 minutes each). Published by Jabez Press (JB.11008).

Item Number: JB.11008

Showcasing the engaging talents of Judith Lang Zaimont, one of America's most successful contemporary composers, A Calendar Set: Twelve Preludes for Piano features each month of the year in a collection of twelve contrasting preludes. With homage to well-known classics ranging from Stars and Stripes Forever to Silent Night, this piece is an original and refreshing composition sure to please audience and performer alike. Composed between 1972 and 1978, A Calendar Set has since become a noteworthy addition to contemporary piano repertoire. From the cold, thin, modern February to the blustery, rich, romantic September, A Calendar Set presents a unique blend of musical styles that incorporates the past, present and future of piano.This premium Jabez Press edition is printed on acid-free, archival paper. The soft white pages reduce eye strain, while the music is generously spaced to facilitate the most convenient page turns possible.

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  • 5

    Caitie
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    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • 2008-03-19 00:00:00.0 A Piece for All Moods

    This piece really is a beautiful compilation of accessible "modern" classical music. There is a work for each mood–from melancholy to etherial to fun and light-hearted. I really enjoyed playing these pieces, though they are for the late-intermediate to advanced player. Side note: You can visit the...

    publisher's website (Jabez Press)to hear clips of the work first as well which really helped me understand the piece more.

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  • 2

    Richard
    Location:
    Cincinnati, OH
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • 2008-03-11 00:00:00.0 Not the best out there.

    This set is nice if you are looking for something that is easy for an audience to grasp. However, in terms of the music, there is so much better stuff out there. I would not spend too much time on this music. The problem is, the music itself seems to...

    be trying to communicate an emotional level that Zaimont simply does not have the technique to bring to fruition. Some of them are charming and have their moments of humor or beauty, but overall, this set is not fulfilling for me.

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