An Introduction To His Piano Works
Solo piano - SMP Level 9 (Advanced)
Composed by Claude Debussy (1862-1918). Edited by Margery Halford. Graded Standard Repertoire; Masterworks; Piano Collection. Alfred Masterwork Editions. Impressionistic. Collection. With introductory text, black & white photos, standard notation and fingerings (does not include words to the songs). 64 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.2216).
Item Number: AP.2216
ISBN 0739018450. 9x12 inches.
This collection of Debussy's popular intermediate pieces includes "Clair de lune," "Reverie," "La petit negre," the complete "Children's Corner Suite" and other works. The introductory pages discuss symbolist poetry, French Impressionist painters and Debussy's musical style. A variety of photographs taken throughout the composer's life are also included.
This title has selections that range in difficulty from SMP Level 7-9.
About SMP Level 9 (Advanced)
All types of major, minor, diminished, and augmented chords spanning more than an octave. Extensive scale passages.
- The Children's Corner I. Dr. Gradus ad Parnassum II. Jimbo's Lullaby III. Serenade of the Doll IV. The Snow is Dancing V. The Little Shepherd VI. Golliwogg's Cake-Walk
- Clair De Lune From Suite Bergamasque
- Le Petit Negre
- Sarabande From Suite Pour le Piano